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1790 Census - First Census Conducted

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President George Washington and Thomas Jefferson shared concern that the first census had significantly undercounted the population, perhaps by several hundred thousand residents. The Census Bureau has dedicated its efforts ever since to obtaining a complete and accurate count of the population.

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