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Evansville, Wisconsin
EVANSVILLE is a city in Rock County , Wisconsin
Wisconsin
, United States
United States
. The population was 5,012 at the 2010 census. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 1918 mob attacks * 1.2 Historic District * 2 Geography * 2.1 Lake Leota * 3 Demographics * 3.1 2010 census * 3.2 2000 census * 4 Community * 5 Education * 6 Business and industry * 7 Politics * 8 Media coverage * 8.1 Newspapers * 8.2 Radio * 8.3 Television * 9 Notable people * 10 References * 11 External links HISTORYEvansville was first settled in the 1830s by New Englanders who were attracted to the area by its pristine wooded landscape and the placid Allen Creek. By 1855, the city recorded its first plat and was complete with homes, shops, and churches. Evansville is named for Dr. John M. Evans, a doctor and postmaster during the city's early years
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Madison, Wisconsin
MADISON is the capital of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Wisconsin
Wisconsin
and the county seat of Dane County . As of July 1, 2016, Madison's estimated population of 252,551 made it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee
Milwaukee
, and the 82nd largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States
United States
Census
Census
Bureau 's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa
Iowa
, Green , and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
's 2010 population was 568,593
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1880 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1880 conducted by the Census Bureau during June 1880 was the tenth United States Census
United States Census
. It was the first time that women were permitted to be enumerators. The Superintendent of the Census was Francis Amasa Walker . CONTENTS * 1 Data collected * 2 Data availability * 3 Results * 4 City rankings * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links DATA COLLECTEDFive schedules were authorized by the 1880 Census Act, four of which were filled out byent of certain members of the population. Experts and special agents also were employed to collect data on valuation, taxation, and indebtedness; religion and libraries; colleges, academies, and schools; newspapers and periodicals, and wages
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1890 United States Census
The ELEVENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS was taken beginning June 2, 1890. It determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 62,979,766—an increase of 25.5 percent over the 50,189,209 persons enumerated during the 1880 census. The data was tabulated by machine for the first time. The data reported that the distribution of the population had resulted in the disappearance of the American frontier . Most of the 1890 census materials were destroyed in a 1921 fire and fragments of the US census population schedule exist only for the states of Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas
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1900 United States Census
The TWELFTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Office on June 1, 1900, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21.0 percent over the 62,979,766 persons enumerated during the 1890 Census
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United States Census Bureau
The UNITED STATES CENSUS BUREAU (USCB; officially the BUREAU OF THE CENSUS, as defined in Title 13 U.S.C. § 11) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System , responsible for producing data about the American people and economy . The Census
Census
Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States
United States
. The Census
Census
Bureau's primary mission is conducting the U.S. Census every ten years, which allocates the seats of the U.S. House of Representatives to the states based on their population. The Bureau's various censuses and surveys help allocate over $400 billion in federal funds every year and it helps states , local communities, and businesses make informed decisions
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Wisconsin Historical Society
The WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY (officially the STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WISCONSIN) is simultaneously a state agency and a private membership organization whose purpose is to maintain, promote and spread knowledge relating to the history of North America
North America
, with an emphasis on the state of Wisconsin
Wisconsin
and the trans-Allegheny West. Founded in 1846 and chartered in 1853, it is the oldest historical society in the United States
United States
to receive continuous public funding. The society's headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin
Wisconsin
, on the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison
. The Wisconsin Historical Society has occupied this building in Madison designed by Ferry "> The library reading room
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World War I
Allied victory (exception: Russian defeat) * Fall of the German , Russian , Ottoman , and Austro-Hungarian empires * Russian Civil War and foundation of Soviet Union * Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East * Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers * Establishment of the League of Nations . (more..
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Liberty Bonds
A LIBERTY BOND (or LIBERTY LOAN) was a war bond that was sold in the United States to support the allied cause in World War I
World War I
. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of patriotic duty in the United States and introduced the idea of financial securities to many citizens for the first time. The Act of Congress which authorized the Liberty Bonds is still used today as the authority under which all U.S. Treasury bonds are issued. Securities, also known as Liberty Bonds, were issued in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to finance the rebuilding of the areas affected
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Slacker
A SLACKER is a person who habitually avoids work or lacks work ethic . CONTENTS * 1 Origin * 2 World wars * 3 Evolution * 4 Late 20th century onwards * 5 See also * 6 References ORIGINAccording to different sources, the term slacker dates back to about 1790 or 1898. It gained some recognition during the British Gezira Scheme in the early to mid 20th century, when Sudanese labourers protested their relative powerlessness by working lethargically, a form of protest known as "slacking". WORLD WARS 1942 US poster cautioning against slacking in the workplace In the United States during World War I , the word "slacker" was commonly used to describe someone who was not participating in the war effort, especially someone who avoided military service, an equivalent of the later term draft dodger . Attempts to track down such evaders were called slacker raids. During World War I, U.S
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Red Cross
The INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT MOVEMENT is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers , members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering. The movement consists of several distinct organizations that are legally independent from each other, but are united within the movement through common basic principles, objectives, symbols, statutes and governing organisations. The movement's parts are: * The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a private humanitarian institution founded in 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland, by Henry Dunant
Henry Dunant
and Gustave Moynier . Its 25-member committee has a unique authority under international humanitarian law to protect the life and dignity of the victims of international and internal armed conflicts
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1910 United States Census
The THIRTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau on April 15, 1910, determined the resident population of the United States to be 92,228,496, an increase of 21.0 percent over the 76,212,168 persons enumerated during the 1900 Census . The 1910 Census switched from a portrait page orientation to a landscape orientation
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1920 United States Census
The FOURTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau one month from January 5, 1920, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 106,021,537, an increase of 15.0 percent over the 92,228,496 persons enumerated during the 1910 Census . Despite the constitutional requirement that House seats be reapportioned to the states respective of their population every ten years according to the census, members of Congress failed to agree on a reapportionment plan following this census, and the distribution of seats from the 1910 census remained in effect until 1933. In 1929, Congress passed the Reapportionment Act of 1929 which provided for a permanent method of reapportionment and fixed the number of Representatives at 435
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1990 United States Census
The TWENTY-FIRST UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9.8 percent over the 226,545,805 persons enumerated during the 1980 Census . Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1990 census, which contained over 100 questions. Full documentation on the 1990 census, including census forms and a procedural history, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series . It was the first census to designate "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" as a racial group separate from Asians. To increase black participation in the 1990 UNITED STATES CENSUS, the bureau recruited Bill Cosby , Magic Johnson , Alfre Woodard , and Miss America Debbye Turner as spokespeople. The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
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2000 United States Census
The TWENTY-SECOND UNITED STATES CENSUS , known as CENSUS 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census . This was the twenty-second federal census and was at the time the largest civilly administered peacetime effort in the United States. Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 2000 census, which contained over 100 questions. Full documentation on the 2000 census, including census forms and a procedural history, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
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