1. According to U.S. Census data, what were the three most populous states in 1790?

  2. What were the three most populous categories listed in the 1790 Census?

  3. Which states had more than 100,000 slaves?

  4. Which states had the fewest number of slaves?

  5. Which state had the fewest "free white females"?

  6. What percentage of Georgia's total population was enslaved in 1790?

  7. What percentage of Maine's total population was "free white females"?

  8. What is the difference between the number of states with a greater population of "free white males 16 years and up" and "free white males under 16 years"?

  9. What percentage of New York's total population consisted of "free white males"?

  10. What do you think "all other free persons" meant to Census-takers in 1790?

black
Adjective

person of African descent.

Noun

program of a nation, state, or other region that counts the population and usually gives its characteristics, such as age and gender.

free state
Noun

nation or country that outlaws slavery.

population
Noun

total number of people or organisms in a particular area.

populous
Adjective

containing a large number of inhabitants.

slave
Noun

person who is owned by another person or group of people.

slave state
Noun

nation or country where slavery is legal.

Noun

count of everyone in the U.S., conducted every 10 years.