There are many different places to live in the United States. Native Americans were the first people to live there. Then, immigrants came. How did people choose where to live? What determines where people live today? This primary source reader explores the history of population and growth in the United States. The dynamic primary source images and supportive text will engage students as they compare and contrast the past and present. The accessible table of contents, glossary, and index work to aid students in better understanding the content. Aligned to state and national standards, this book will engage students in learning.