Article 1, Section 2, Clause 3
Which part of the U.S. Constitution states that we count the number of people in the country in order to determine the number of representatives and taxes?
free white males
Which group(s) of people were counted in the census when the U.S. Constitution was written?
women, children, slaves, African Americans, and Indians
Which group(s) of people were not counted in the census when the U.S. Constitution was written?
Which part of the Constitution states that "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside?"
children, women, slave-born, and all others
After the Constitution was amended, who could be counted in the census?
What is the redistribution of House seats and the reallocation of portions of the federal budget?
Which census set the total number of representatives in the House of Representatives at 435?
Each district should have an equal number of people so that one district does not have more what?
Once Louisiana receives its allotted portion of the federal budget, it must divide it equally within the what?
Dora the Explorer
Some people are reluctant to fill out the census form, so advertising tries to get kids to tell their parents to participate because kids are expensive to the country. Name a specific type of this advertising that we watched in class.
What is the name of the before school program for kids including a healthy breakfast and help with education skills that they didn't get at home?
Which city dropped in population because it used to be a big motor city but is not as successful anymore and is trying to start up again?
What is the name for the factories in Detroit that have not been in use for a long time?
Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Slidell, and Opelousas
Name the four cities in Louisiana that increased in population.
the comparative populations of Louisiana and other states
How will the government determine how much money Louisiana will get?
What is a count of the number of people who live in the United States conducted and reported by the government?
Title 1 allocations, college grant and loan programs, public transportation, road and community improvements, public health services and hospitals, neighborhood improvements, and senior services
Name some examples of government agencies that receive federal funding.
everyone living in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Who are Census questionnaires given to?
a questionnaire that is sent to every home and confidentiality-bound workers who travel door-to-door
How is the information collected?
everyone in a household including all children, babies, and adults
Who should be counted in each household?
privacy, confidentiality, and immigration and citizenship concerns
What are the three main reasons that the U.S. Census Bureau believes are the most common deterrents to census participation?