Google Celebrates President’s Day With Showcase Map
Google has introduced a U.S. Presidents Showcase to map the birthplaces of all 44 presidents to celebrate President’s Day (also know as Washington’s Birthday).
In Google Earth, users can see a progression of the states that voted during each president’s election (shaded in red).
Other features as highlighted in the Google+LatLong%29″ title=”google earth presidents day”>Google Lat Long Blog include:
*Explore the White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and other historical monuments in 3D and have students explain how architecture is used to honor people, concepts and establishments
*View a 3D model of Valley Forge National Park in Google Earth
*View a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln and map the areas where slavery ended, as well as the areas that were not initially covered by this executive order