We found 113 reviewed resources for census records
Seeing the Changes of Stafford 1800-1900 Through Census Records
Tenth graders examine data about Stafford, Connecticut. In this primary source analysis instructional activity, 10th graders compare and contrast Census records for the city from 1800, 1850, and 1900. Students use their findings to write...
Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder
6th - 8th
How would you use census data from 1880-1900? Here are a set of ways you can incorporate the book Little House on the Prairie and US census data from that time period. Learners will research the validity or the book based on factual...
Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points: 1827-1867
9th - 11th
How has your local neighborhood changed throughout recent history? Young researchers evaluate census data, images, and primary source descriptions describing the living situation in the antebellum Five Points neighborhood. They consider...
The People of Kansas: Where did they come from and why did they come?
6th - 12th
Students review census data to correlate to emigration in Kansas. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students analyze a painting and create definitions for emigration and discuss why people emigrate. Students read and analyze 1855 census...
Before Brother Fought Brother: People and Places in the North and South
6th - 8th
Learners use census records to research and compare the population and economies in two counties within the same valley (Franklin Country Pennsylvania (North) and Augusta County, Virginia (South) in the pre Civil War era.