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

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.

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Education Level: 9-12
Subjects: History Geography
Concepts: Human Capital
Resource Types: Activity Primary Source Document
Languages: English
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