Cuyahoga County Population, 1840
To make students aware of how the population of Cuyahoga county
was distributed in 1840.
- How was population of Cuyahoga County distributed in 1840.
- Have the students graph the population of the major cities
and towns in Cuyahoga County in 1840.
- Have the students research population of these same cities
in 1800, 1820, and 1850. Have the students select several cities
and prepare a graph showing the comparison of population in the
cities over time. This information may be found in census analysis
data available at local libraries.
- Have students locate the cities listed and speculate why some
cities were larger than others.