Monthly Archives: April 2011

Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders Continue to Pursue Entrepreneurial Dreams

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New Census Bureau data show that Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders are continuing to become a growing part of our nation’s economy. Between 2002 and 2007, Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned businesses saw a growth of 31 percent … Continue reading

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Census History: Civil War Sesquicentennial

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Written by: Census Bureau History Staff This month begins the sesquicentennial – the 150th anniversary – of the Civil War. The war began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate troops opened fire on Fort Sumter, near Charleston, SC. Data collected … Continue reading

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