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Historical Inquiry with the Statistical Atlas of the United States (1870) Church Accommodation Chart

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This activity reveals a snapshot of declared church affiliation in 1870. It provides historical inquiry questions for students to evaluate the chart. The questions are divided into the following topics: observe, reflect, question, and analyze. This activity may be used to introduce and engage students in the process of historical inquiry and/or to process and reflect about the influence of church affiliation in the United States.

•  Activity (pdf)

Supplemental material:
•  PDF1_SA1870Church-Accommodation

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Audience:   High School, Middle School
Language:   English
Subjects:   History, Geography
Resource Types:   Activity, Primary Source Documents
Concepts:   Human Capital