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The Nystrom
Atlas of Georgia History

Build skills with clear, comprehensive, and visually engaging new tools

A New Way to Use Atlases

This first edition of the Nystrom Atlas of Georgia History uses various approaches to teach about Georgia in new and exciting ways, incorporating graphs, maps, charts, and images.
The first edition Nystrom Atlas of Georgia History is specifically designed to meet Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for social studies. The atlas provides concise, essential information. A diverse range of notable figures are highlighted, many of whom aren't properly recognized in textbooks.

A World of Learning

The Atlas of Georgia History includes both political and physical maps of Georgia, the United States, and the world. A variety of infographics are also included to engage reluctant readers, and spreads feature compelling state facts.


Modern Georgia

Encourage discussion by reviewing the Modern Georgia unit to compare and contrast the important changes that have happened over the years. Students can pinpoint significant changes and discuss how they have made an impact on Georgia history.


Available in Print and Digital

Engage with the Atlas of Georgia History both at home and in the classroom. All the great information available in the atlas is now easy to enjoy digitally. Create a fun and interactive experience for students.

In This Edition

Discover all the geographic history Georgia has to offer in this beautifully illustrated atlas. Students will uncover historical facts from the first inhabitants and  learn about the diversity of modern Georgia.

Notable Content:

  • Sections are divided into units closely related to the Georgia DOE’s unit progression.
  • The coloration of the maps and keys are easy to read and interpret.
  • “Did You Know?” blurbs include interesting information that students may not otherwise come across.
  • Fascinating state facts are included.
  • Notable Georgians are featured throughout the atlas.

Atlas Pack

The atlas pack brings together print and digital resources for a seamless, flexible curriculum.

Included in the Atlas Pack: 

  • 30 copies of the Atlas of Georgia History
  • Reproducible student activities book
  • 5-year access on Nystrom World, including:
    • Atlas flipbook
    • Interactive activities

Download a sample

Mapping Georgia History

Mapping Georgia History is a hands-on program developed to ground Georgia history students in the geography of where each line in the history book actually happened.

Notable Content:

  • By using evidence from visual resources and text, students can gather, organize, and synthesize information
  • The program pushes students to think critically with interactive activities that are available exclusively online
  • Build a powerful foundation in the classroom by having students map out key themes and events to discover patterns and relationships in history.
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“Now more than ever, students need the intellectual power to recognize societal problems, ask good questions and develop robust investigations into them, consider possible solutions and consequences, separate evidence-based claims from parochial opinions, and communicate and act upon what they learn.”
C3 Framework
for Social Studies School Standards

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