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WITH THE POPULATION OF EACH DECADE FOR HALF A CENTURY.

STATES.

1870.

4,370,846

3,880,735

3,511,543

2,906,215

2,652,302

2,339,511

2,529 410

1,711,951

1,691,693

1,182 012

1,655 675

1,350,428

1,231,066

Massachus. 1,457,351
Kentucky.. 1,320,407 1,155,684
Tennessee.. 1,225,937 1,109,801
Virginia... 1,211,442 1,596,318
Michigan... 1,184,653

749,113

Iowa....

1,181,359

674,913

1,174,832

1,057 286

New York..
Pennsylva..

Ohio

Illinois.

Missouri.

Indiana.

Georgia.... Wisconsin. N. Carolina Alabama... N. Jersey.. Mississippi Texas.... Maryland.. Louisiana..

S. Carolina.

Maine......

California..

Connecticut

Arkansas...

West Va....

Minnesota..

Kansas.....

Vermont...

N. Hamps'e

Rhode Isl'd

Florida

1,055 501

1,016 954

996,175

903.044

842,056

795 500

790,095

731,420

705,789

628,719

549,808

537,417

473,174

441,094

424,543

379,497

330,582

317,710

217 356

Delaware...

Nebraska.. 116,888

Oregon.....

90,878

Nevada

42,456

Dis. Colum. 131,706
Territories.

1860.

New Mexico,.. .86,122

Utah,.

.70,000 ..39.681

Colorado,...

687,049

708,002

703,708

628.279

379 994

460,147

435,450

1850.

3,097,394

2,311,786

1,980 329

192,214

906,185

775.881

305,391

992,622 869,039

964,201

771,623

672,035

489,555

791,305

604.215

172 023

107,206

315,098

851,470

682,044

988,416

994,514

982,405

1,002 717
1,421,661
397 654

6 6,526

212 592

583 034

326,073

174.620

189,995

140,424

125,015 112,216

28,841

52,465

6,857

750,80

51,687

288,161 184,497 72,927

Montana..

Idaho,...

92,597

370,792

209,897

6,077

314,120

317,976

147,545

87,445

91,532

1840.

517,762

668,507 594,398

583,169

501,793

13,294

2,428,921

1,724,033

1,519,467

476,183

383,702

685 866

737,699

779,828

829 210

1,239,797

212,267

43,112

691,392

30.945

753.419

590,756

373,306

375,651

470,019

342,411

309,978

97,574

291,848

284,574

108,830

54,477

78,085

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43,712

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Total Union. 38,538,180 31,443,321 23,191,876 17,069,453 12,866,020 9,638,191

TERRITORIES.

Washington,.....23,925

39,834 33,039

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UNITED STATES CENSUS FOR 1880:

WITH CONGRESSIONAL APPORTIONMENTS.*

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Increase since 1870.

712,327

771,195

545,492

449,236

477,398

322,683

325,735

328,192

449,443

5,083,173

4,282,738

3,197,794

3,078,636

2,169,091

1,978,358

1,783,086

1,648,599

1,634,096

1,624,463

1,597,509

1,542,463

1,538,983

1,512,203

1,400,000

1,315,386

1,262,344

1,131,899

1,130,892

995,706

995,335

940,263

935,139

864,686

802,564

780.807

648,945

622,683

618,193

452.432

347,784

332,286

276,528

266,566

194,649

174,767

146,654

62,265

177,638

604,956

50,152,559

Washington.... 75,120 Idaho

40.441

39,157

443,104

802,009

316,526

364,151

300,761

383,046

259,885

266,169

289,843

227,848

289,917

615,838

205,843

145,044

314,878

329,390

356,264

20,226

Wyoming

Alaska

33

27

20

19

13

13

11

10

9

9

6

10

9

9

8

8

8

6

7

5

3

6

6

4

4

3

5

4

3

1

3

8

2

2

1

1

1

85,266

177,099

335,544

30.074

1,704

59.172

76.571

154,968

83,689

21,639.

19,809

45,932

For Electoral Vote add two to each State.

1

32.611

20.788

30,146

HISTORY OF EACH STATE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
In the order of their admission into the Union.

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Area, 2,112 sq. miles.
Capital, DOVER.

Pop. 1870, 125,015.
So named after

LIBERTY AND INDEPENDENCE

Lord de la Warr, Governor of Va., and popularly known as the Diamond State. First settled by Swedes and Fins at Cape Henlopen in 1627. Embraced in the Charter of Pennsylvania until the adoption of a Constitution September 20, 1776.

COMPRISING THE

DELAWARE

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RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

Dec. 7, 1787.

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RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

Dec. 12, 1787. Area, 46,000 sq. miles Capital, HARRIS

BURG.

INDEPENDENCE

Pop. 1870, 3,521,951.

So named after William Penn in 1681, and popularly known as the Keystone State. First settled by Wm. Penn on the Delaware River in 1682; chartered Feb. 28, 1681; formed a Constitution Sept. 28, 1776.

RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

Dec. 18, 1787.

Area, 8,320 sq. miles.

Capital, TRENTON.0000 Pop. 1870, 906,096.

RATIFIED

So named from the Island of Jersey on the coast of France. First settled by the Dutch at Bergen in 1620; under the same grants as New York; separated into East and West Jersey March 3, 1677; formed a Constitution July 2, 1776.

GEORGIA

THE CON

STITUTION

Jan. 2, 1788.

NEW JERSEY

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Area, 58,000 sq. miles.
Capital, ATLANTA.

Pop. 1870, 1,184,109.

RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

Jan. 9, 1788.

Area, 4,674 sq. miles.
Capital, HARTFord.
Pop. 1870, 536,454.

So named in honor of King George II. First settled by Oglethrope at Savannah in 1733. Chartered June 9, 1732; adopted a Constitution Feb. 5, 1777.

CONNECTICUT

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So called from the Indian name of its principal river, and popularly known as the Nutmeg or Free Stone State. First settled by Puritans at Windsor in 1635. Formerly embraced under the Charter of Mass.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACIDAM

LIBER

So called from a tribe of Indians, and is popularly known as the Bay State. First settled by English Puritans from Holland at Plymouth Dec. 22, 1620.

MARYLAND

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RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

Feb. 6, 1788.

Aiea, 7,800 sq. miles

Capital, BOSTON.

Pop. 1870, 1,457,851.

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RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

April 28, 1788.

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Area, 11,184 sq. miles.
Capital, ANNAPOLIS.
Pop. 1870, 780,894.

So named in honor of Queen Henrietta Maria. First settled by Roman Catholics at St. Mary in 1634. Chartered June 20, 1632; formed a Constitution Aug. 14, 1776.

SOUTH CAROLINA

RATIFIED THE CON

STITUTION

May, 23, 1788. Area, 29,385 sq. miles. Capital, COLUMBIA.

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So named in honor

of King Charles IX. of France, and popularly known as The Palmeto State. Embraced in the charter of North Carolina, from which it was separated in 1729; adopted a Constitution March 26, 1776.

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