Population

History of the Lost Popham Colony Settlers chart

The Complete History of the Lost Popham Colony

Nearly twenty years after the failure of the Roanoke colony (1587) the English were once again ready to attempt to settle the Americas. This is the history of the once lost Popham Colony. The country was fresh off the completion of the Anglo-Spanish War (1585-1604) which had diverted its attention from sustaining colonies in the …

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Jewish Holocaust Victims by Country chart

Jewish Holocaust Victims by Country

The Holocaust is widely considered to be one of the worst events in human history. Over the course of several years the Nazi government of Germany committed genocide against European Jews. Over 6 million Jews were estimated to have been killed. This chart shows the breakdown of Jewish Holocaust victims by country. The beginnings of …

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Chinese Deaths by Historical Event chart

Chinese Death Totals in The Great Leap Forward

The area that China encapsulates has always been one of the most populous regions in the world. Whenever population statistics are brought up it can be eye opening just to see how China stands above the rest. When it comes to tragedy’s, this is no different. This chart shows the low and high estimates of …

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Christian Population by Region 1910-2010 chart

Christian Population by Region 1910-2010

Christianity is the largest religious group in the world consisting of roughly one third of the world population. Christians can be found all over the world but over the last century the population concentration has shifted. This chart shows the breakdown of Christian population by region from 1910-2010. Christian Population by Region 1910-2010 In 1910 …

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Native American Disease Mortality Rate Post Columbus chart

Native American Disease Mortality Rate Post Columbus

When Columbus set sail in 1492 to find a new passage to the East Indies, he didn’t know it yet, but the world was to be forever changed. Upon his arrival Native Americans populations would never be the same. This chart shows the Native American disease mortality rate in the years following Columbus’ arrival. Estimates …

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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Destinations chart

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Destinations and Statistics

The legacy of slavery in the Americas is one that is well known. What isn’t as well known are the exact numbers of just how many people (Africans) were involved and what happened to them. This chart shows the exact figures behind the trans-Atlantic slave trade destinations and statistics. Before slaves could even get to …

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Number of US Citizens sent to Internment Camps in World War II chart

US Citizens Sent to Internment Camps in World War II

In the midst of winning World War II, the United States had its far share of shameful acts. The allied civilian bombing campaigns and war time atrocities are well known. What’s less well known is the number of US citizens sent to internment camps in World War II. One of the most shocking discoveries at …

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Immigration to United States 1830-2009 chart

Immigration to the United States 1830-2009

The United States has a storied history when it comes to immigration. From its very beginnings – before it was even a country with the voyage of The Mayflower – immigration has been intertwined with the identity of the country. The total immigration to the United States from 1830-2009 shows some of that history. The …

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