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Unnumbered

In 1790, the first U. S. Census
counted four million heads.

An inaccurate number,
wholly deceptive.

Women were rarely named
except those widowed.

"Free White Males" were tallied
weighing the draft.

A slave numbered 3/5 of a person.
American Indians didn’t make the count.

Fast forward 220 years: 
2010 Census

Nose count, 310 million.
Absolutely everyone 
made the list.

© cfa 8/2/2012.





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  1. Date: 5/1/2016 8:13:00 AM

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