Map of united states 1860. The united states contains a highly diverse population. This database details those persons enumerated in the 1860 united states federal census the eighth census of the united states. United states general a number of the sites in this page include maps of the separate regions of canada and the united states. View the historical atlases and maps of usa and states to discover the precise location of your ancestors hometown what land they owned who their neighbors were and more.
The united states of america is the worlds third largest country in size and nearly the third largest in terms of population. Or us or america is a country composed of 50 states a federal district five major self governing territories and various possessions. Located in north america the country is bordered on the west by the pacific ocean and to the east by the atlantic ocean. Secession precipitated the american civil war.
In addition the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to the actual images of the 1860 federal census copied from the national archives and records administration microfilm m653 1438 rolls. The 1860 united states presidential election was the nineteenth quadrennial presidential election to select the president and vice president of the united states. Coast survey map calculated the number of slaves in each county in the united states in 1860. Slavery in the united states was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement primarily of africans and african americans that existed in the united states of america in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Unlike a country such as china that largely incorporated indigenous peoples the united states has a diversity that to a great degree has come from an immense and sustained global immigration. See also the census finder. United states maps are an invaluable part of family history research.