Censuses have been taken for thousands of years. The reason Mary and Joseph were in Bethlehem was so they could be counted for a Roman Census. The first Census taken under the US Constitution was done in 1790.
1. How did the total number in the second census compare with those in the first census? 2. How long had it been since the first census was taken at Mount Sinai? 3. Who were the only tow individuals named on the lists? 4. How many would have died in the wilderness?