https://www.nature.com/articles/jp20123 >> #Enumerations of people were carried out long before the birth of Jesus. Data related to births were recorded in church registers in England as early as the 1500s. However, not until the 1902 Act of Congress was the #BureauofCensus established as a permanent agency to develop #birthregistration areas and a standard registration system. Although all states had birth records by 1919, the use of the standardized version was not uniformly adopted until the 1930's. The Census Act and the 14th Amendment... https://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/12016444ch1.pdf 14th Amendment: No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of **citizens of the United States**; nor shall any State deprive any **person** of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person **within its jurisdiction** the equal protection of the laws. Article 1, Section 2 of the United States Constitution: The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the **People** of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most numerous Branch of the State Legislature. No **Person** shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen. Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free **Persons**, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons. The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years..." https://www.census.gov/history/pdf/Article_1_Section_2.pdf

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