Presentation on theme: "“ “ Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed,"— Presentation transcript:
“ “ Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” Where can you find this quote and what does it mean?
Completed in 1886 as a gift from France To celebrate democracy around the world Emma Lazarus poem added about 20 years later.
By the end of today's lesson you will be able to: Define ‘rural-to-urban migration’ & ‘push & pull factors’ Explain reasons for rural-to-urban migration,
Rural-to-urban migration So, let’s break up the word What does rural mean? What does urban mean? What does migration mean? Rural-to-urban migration means....The movement of people from the countryside to the cities
Latin America What is Latin America? Geographic Region in the Western Hemisphere. Countries that speak Spanish, French, Portuguese. Major area of rural- urban migration. Map of Latin America
1. Push Factors People want to get away from things they do not like. People migrate from one place to another for two reasons 2. Pull Factors People are attracted to things they do like.
Push Factors Flood Unemployment Crop Failure War Poverty Poor Safety and Security Climate Change Welfare Lack of services Pull Factors Less chance of natural disasters Greater job prospects More fertile land A better life Better education Better medical care