are some additional activities that you might
want do in your classroom.
You are a journalist living in Seneca
Village in the 1850s. Write an article for
the local newspaper about the building of
Central Park and its effect on the village.
You are a historical novelist. Write
a fact-based story about Seneca Village. Illustrate
it with drawings, photos, maps, and any other
images you have or can create.
are a demographer--a scientist who
looks at the characteristics of populations.
Graph the demographic profile of Seneca Village
by looking such characteristics as age, gender,
birthplace, and race. Now find population
figures for all of New York City and do the
same. How does the demographic profile of
Seneca Village differ from the profile of
the city as a whole?