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Push & Pull Factors Both push factors and pull factors drive people to move to a new country.
Pull Factor Something that encourages people to move to a new place.
Push Factor Something that encourages people to leave a place behind.
Push factors give people good reason to leave unpleasant circumstances in their home country. Such factors include war and poverty, discrimination, and famine.
emigrate To move from a country. People who leave a country are called emigrants.
Pull factors attract people to a new place and encourage them to immigrate there. These factors include freedom and opportunities for a better life.
immigrate To move to a country. People who move to another country are called immigrants.
The first great wave of immigration began with the founding of the United States. These early immigrants came mostly from northern and western Europe.
Many were escaping from poverty or hunger.
Persecution is unfair treatment of people because of who they are or what they believe.
The Potato Famine In the 1840s, a devastating plant disease struck Ireland. A fungus destroyed Ireland’s most important crop, the potato.
Potatoes had been the main food of the IrishPotatoes had been the main food of the Irish. Without enough potatoes, people faced starvation.
In response to this crisis, 1. 5 million people left IrelandIn response to this crisis, 1.5 million people left Ireland. A great many of these Irish emigrants came to the United States.
The most common push factors are economicThe most common push factors are economic. Most of the early immigrants to the U.S. were poor farmers or working people.
Education is a strong pull factor in immigrationEducation is a strong pull factor in immigration. Many families migrate so that their children can attend good schools.
Examples of Push FactorsReligious Persecution To escape the class system in England Food shortage Over population Lack of resources
Examples of Pull FactorsReligious Freedom Potential of owning land Job opportunities Abundant resources
The Hopes of Immigrants Take notes in Cornell style as the lecture is given. This means you will need to ask at least ten questions and write a summary.
Irish and German Immigration to American Cities
Immigration to America in the Early 1900’s
Immigration to the United States in the Mid-19 th Century.
Immigration Push and Pull Factors.
Immigration Good Luck, emigrant!
Irish and German Immigration to American Cities. By: Adam Bergman.
“We’re Coming to America”
New Wave of Immigration
Chapter 14 New Movements in America
Early Immigration in the United States
Immigration Migration is the movement of people from one place to another Migration can occur as result of push and pull factors.
The Great Migration: British Immigration
Population. Do NOW! What are the world’s most populated regions?
Immigration in Canada What is an Immigrant? –Immigrants are people who move to a new country with the intention (goal) of settling there.
Why Do People Migrate?. Migrate / Migrate means to move permanently Usually this means moving to another state or country / Migrate means to move permanently.
Human Migration Francisci WG.6.
The Impact of Migration. Essential Question How do you examine reasons and patterns of human migration?
Immigration. Who were the new Immigrants in the late 1800s? (where coming from)
Are immigrants taken advantage of like this today? All groups or just certain groups? Why are some immigrants treated differently/better than others?
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