2 Causes of MigrationMigration- The process of relocating to a new region.Immigrant- A person who leaves one country to settle in another.Push factors- The reasons that cause people to leave an area.Pull factors- The reasons that attract people to another area.
3 Push factors Change in environment such as climate change. Refugees- A person that flees a place to find safety.Someone fleeing war.Persecution- Cruel treatment of a particular group.
4 Pull FactorsThe desire for land has pulled people to new regions for thousands of years.Sometimes people move for cultural reasons.
5 Where People Migrate What are the two kinds of migration? Internal and External migrationInternal migration- when people move from one place to another but stay within the same country.External migration- migration across parts of a continent may take place quickly, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years.Migration
6 Pause and ThinkExplain why you think someone would choose external migration over internal migration.
7 The Effects of Migration How does migration affect people and lands?Culture- is shared attitudes, knowledge and behaviors as a group.Diversity- having many different ways to think about or to do something.Discrimination- actions that might be hurtful to an individual or group.