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America in 1900 - Census data

Review these documents

1. http://www.census.gov/statab/hist/HS-02.pdf- Population in America

2. http://www.census.gov/statab/hist/HS-03.pdf- Population by Age

3. http://www.census.gov/statab/hist/HS-16.pdf- Life Expectancy

1. Where does America live? What happens over the next 20 years?

2. Is the American population young or old?

3. What is the average life span of an American in 1900? Man? Woman?

4. Review some of the other types of census data found at http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/hist_stats.html. What kinds of information is being kept that indicates how America is changing? What statistics surprised you and WHY?

Respond in typewritten form.

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