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HIST 465: Civil War and Reconstruction

This guide contains government information useful for course assignments related to the topic of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Census and Statistics

The U.S. Census is an excellent source of statistical information on the U.S. population, economy, and agriculture. Population census statistics are available from 1790-present and agriculture census statistics are available from 1840-present. Examples of Census resources from government and nongovernment providers include: