"Sequestering" Resources-- the South and the North

dms dmschanoes at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 15 07:54:56 MDT 2003


The US Census Data for 1850 recorded the total number of farms per state,
the number of acres of improved lands in farms per state, number of acres of
unimproved lands in farms, and the value of farm implements and machinery
per state.  Calculating certain ratios, improved acres/total acres;
machinery value/total acre provide a snapshot of the backwardness of the
South and the progress of the North:

Ala. -%improved acres = 36;$machine/acre   0.4
Ga.                                   28                         0.27
Ky                                    35                         0.31
Md.                                  60                         0.56
Miss.                                33                         0.55
NC                                   35                         0.21
SC                                    25                         0.25
Tenn                                 27                          0.27
Va                                    40                          0.28


Ct.                                   73                           0.66
De                                   60                            0.55
Il                                      41                           0.50
Mass                                64                           0.97
NH                                  66                            0.67
NJ                                    65                           1.60
NY                                   65                           1.16
Pa                                    58                            1.00
Ohio                                57                             0.74




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