The Warmth of Other Suns: Moving from an old home to a new home

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These maps are based on The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson, linked in the resource section below. They show Ida Mae’s home in Mississipi that she left and her home in Chicago that she moved to. Use the maps to make comparisons between her old home and her new home.

How are the populations of Chickasaw county and Cook county similar? How are they different? How did they change from 1930-1990?



Skill : Characterize Change Over Time

Skill : Compare Maps

What is the difference in the black population of both counties? Discuss the total number, and the percent.



Skill : Make Observations

What is the difference in the black population of both counties? Discuss the total number, and the percent.



Skill : Make Observations

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