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Inquiry Question

Historical Context




Table of

Locating the Site

Map 1: Carnegie libraries in the
United States, 1920.
[Graphic] Map 1 with link to higher quality map.

Questions for Map 1

1. Why might the figure "per million" be more valuable than the absolute number of libraries when explaining the impact of Carnegie's contributions?

2. Which of the five categories does your state fall into?

3. Which region of the country has the highest per million figures? Which region has the lowest? What might be the explanation for this trend?

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