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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...
View Resource 2010 Census

Policy analysts, mayors, government officials, and many others are anxiously awaiting the results of the 2010 Census. It's not taking place for a few years, but the U.S. Census Bureau has already created this website to provide information to a wide range of interested parties and stakeholders. On the homepage, visitors can learn about the nuts and bolts of the Census, read about the "Census in...