This Population Growth and Movement in 19th century North Carolina lesson plan also includes:
How did the development of industry and transportation influence population growth and movement? Mobility and population growth are the focus of an exercise that asks class groups to compare the changes in the population and industrial centers of North Carolina from 1823 to 1892. Teams are assigned different regions of the state, research developments, plot their research on whiteboards, and share their conclusions with the whole class. Although designed as part of a unit on the history of North Carolina, the approached detailed could be used with any state.