Ariel Aberg-Riger argues in a visual history that the United States Census is implicated in matters of race and ethnicity. From the beginning of the piece: 47 more words
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The US census forms the basis of much of our family history research. It is often among the first things we search for when trying to answer a genealogical question.
SALT LAKE CITY – A big change is coming to the 2020 census and some Utahns are worried.
Every 10 years, we get a snapshot of America with new census numbers as required by the constitution. 339 more words
Determining the last survivor of pre-20th century conflicts has long been an iffy proposition.
Birth registration in some US states, for example, did not begin until the 1920s, and a number of individuals who claimed to be the last surviving Confederate soldiers in their respective Southern states were nearly all later shown by census records to almost certainly have been born too late to have actually served in the 1861-65 conflict. 638 more words
By 2040, Islam could be the second-largest religion in the US
The Muslim population is growing, and in the next two decades Muslims could become the second-largest religious group in the United States, according to a Pew Research study. 86 more words