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Westward Movement of the United States' Center of Population, 1790-1870

Title:
Westward Movement of the United States' Center of Population, 1790-1870
Creator:
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897, United States. Census Office
Date:
1874
Type:
Map
Format:
reformatted digital
Description:
Raster, Website description: Julius Hilgard innovated the technique of identifying the “center” of population at each decennial census, which had a profound effect on Frederick Jackson Turner’s concept of the frontier., Scale bar in map image., Untitled, but taken from section entitled “The Progress of the Nation, 1790-1870.", “The following map exhibits to the eye the westward movement of the centre of population from 1790 to 1870 which has been described in words and figures above.”, Host/Source Creator: Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897. Host Type of Resource: text. Host Extent: 1 p.l., 5 p., 1 l., 4, 14, 13, 8, 3, 4 p. : LIV pl. (maps, diagrs.) ; 56 x 24 cm. Host Classification: G1201.G1 U53 1874, Last alternate title from Website.