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Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957


View Resource Little House in the Census: Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder

This site from the US Census Bureau is another recent example of its ongoing effort to raise civic consciousness concerning the history and value of the decennial headcount. The site asks students to examine online documents from the 1880 and 1900 census to track the geographic and, to some extent, personal changes in the Wilder family. Questions encourage students to use critical thinking to...