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Roma Gypsies Migration

By: Amy Branch

Amy Branch

on 24 October 2012

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Transcript of Roma Gypsies Migration

Roma Gypsies Why was it important the Gypsies migrated? It was important for the Gypsies to migrate because of the raids that were happening there. But as they migrated farther and farther west the more of them got captured to work in concentration camps. (Holocaust). Type of Migration The type of migration that the Gypsies were doing is International becasue they were migrating from India and the Middle East towards Europe which is where they are located presently. The migration was mostly forced but could be voluntary. Pull Factors: Away from all the raids and fighting.
Push Factors: Holocaust, forced labor. Push and pull factors Some intervening obstalces were deaths along the way of migrating, food shortages, and distance. Some opportunities were they got to get away from the raids, and if they were lucky they got away from Nazis that tried to capture them and kept migrating. Intervening Obstacles or opportunities They persectued alot of Gypsies back then, but today people still have distrust with Roma Gypsies because they are known for stealing and living off social welfare. Attitudes toward immigrant Other information:

The Gypsies of Europe were registered, sterilized, ghettoized, and then deported to concentration camps by the Nazis. Almost 250,000 to 500,000 Gypsies were murdered during the Holocaust. How the Gypsies migration relates to the gravity model is how they went migrated west to get away from all of the fighting and raids but didn't really get anywhere becasue of the holocaust. Gravity Model The important thing about the Gypsies migration was it was to get away from the fighting, because of all of the raids and battles happening near them. Importance of Gypsie migration http://www.crystalinks.com/romapeople.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Romani_people Sources
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