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Geography Chapter 3 - Section 2

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Jamie Holtman

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Geography Chapter 3 - Section 2
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Why People Migrate
#1. People’s movement from one place or region to another is called ________________. People who move into one country from another are called __________________.
#11. People are flocking to these cities because, as hard as life is in the cities, life is even
( easier / harder ) in the countryside. THINK!! This ( is / is not ) a classic example of the “Push-Pull Theory” affecting migration of people.

Why People Migrate
#2. From 1850 to 1930 more than 30 million people from ( Europe / South America ) moved to live in the United States. Looking at the picture at the bottom of pg. 67, millions of these immigrants stopped at ____________________ in New York Harbor. Since 1971, 4.5 million people have migrated here from ____________ and more than 2.5 million from the _______________ Islands. Also, since 1971, more than 2 million people have migrated to the United States from the continent of ( Australia / Asia ).
Why People Migrate
#3. Voluntary migration explains the movement of people by ( their own choice / government order ). The “Push-Pull Theory” explains that difficulties ( push / pull ) them to leave and the hope of a better life ( pushes / pulls ) them to a new country. That helps to explain the great ________ migration of the 1840’s and 1850’s to the United States when 1.5 million came because of the failure of their _______________ crop. THINK!! Job opportunities in America were the ( push / pull ) in their migration.
Why People Migrate
#4. In Vietnam and Central American countries, ______ have made life dangerous and difficult. In China, Vietnam, and Cuba, governments ( expand / limit ) people’s freedoms.
Why People Migrate
#5. During the 1800’s, the British government sent prisoners to ( India / Australia ) to serve their sentences. This was an example of ( involuntary / voluntary ) migration.
Why People Migrate
#6. Perhaps the biggest involuntary migration in history was, between the 1500’s to 1800’s, when millions of _______________ were enslaved and taken against their will to European colonies in North and South America. THINK!! From what you read, living conditions for these involuntary migrants were ( good / horrible ).
#7. Movement of people to cities and the growth of cities is called __________________.
#8. In Europe and North America, the growth of ____________ during the 1800’s pulled people from the countryside to cities. Since about 1950, urbanization has given way to suburbanization, or the movement of people to growing ____________. Because most people in suburbs rely on ________ for transportation, this can increase pollution. THINK!! The population growth being experienced in Waterloo, IL is an example of
( urbanization / suburbanization ).

#9. In Asia, Africa, and Latin America, people are still streaming to the ( countryside / cities ). In the past, most Indonesians lived in _________ areas, or areas in the countryside. Recently, more and more have moved to __________ areas, or areas in cities and nearby towns.
#10. THINK!! Problems in cities such as Jakarta, Indonesia and Sao Paulo, Brazil are caused by the fact that the cities are growing so ( slowly / fast ).
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