Choose 5 of the following items and compare the data from 1900 with that of 2000. Use the Internet and Library Databases for your answers. Make sure you write down the source of your information. 1. US and World Population 2. Infant Mortality Rate and Life Expectancy 3. Number of Automobiles and miles of roads/highways 4. Percentage of homes with telephone 5. Percentage of homes with electricity 6. Fastest time to travel from NY-Chicago and NY-San Francisco 7. Native American population 8. Average and median income 9. Average and median home price 10. Prices of selected grocery items: pound of meat, eggs, gallon of milk, bread, etc. 11. Percentage of population working on farms 12. Percentage of population living on farms and in cities 13. Federal budget—how much the government spent in one given year 14. Number of people in all of the armed forces combined 15. Number of people employed as domestic servants: house cleaners, maids, chauffeurs, cooks. 16. Most common diseases 17. Number of daily newspapers published in New York City 18. Number of dollars spent on advertising (total) 19. Most popular games/pastimes that average people played 20. Professional sports leagues 21. Number of years the average person stayed in school 22. Percentage of the population with a college degree 23. Number of doctors per 1,000 people 24. Number of immigrants coming to America and the top 5 countries they came from 25. Tallest building in the world, and its height.