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Magic in North America

MNA: Magic in North America (essays)

MNA refers to a series of essays written by Rowling originally for Pottermore detailing the history of magic on the North American continent as well as the background of the Magical Congress of the United States and of Ilvermorny, the North American school of magic.

The Magical Congress of the United States

Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

History of Magic in North America

Calendar and Dates

Detailed Timeline of MACUSA

Interesting facts and notes

This set of essays, published between March and October of 2016, were released as part of the lead-up to the first Fantastic Beasts film. That film would take place entirely in North America and would reference many of the things described in the essays.

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