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Human Migration

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the movement of people and things from one place to another migration
the movement of people by choice voluntary migration
moving away from the country and into the city urbanization
the forced movement of people involuntary migration
someone who is forced to flee their home, but still remains inside their own country’s borders IDP (internally displaced person)
the movement of people out of a nation or an area emigration
the movement of people away from their home country by choice voluntary emigration
the coerced or forced movement of people away from their home country involuntary emigration
movement of people into a nation immigration
the movement of people into a new country by choice voluntary immigration
the forced movement of people into a different country involuntary immigration
someone who is forced to flee to another country to escape war, persecution, or disaster refugee
conditions that encourage people to leave a place push factors
events of nature that can sometimes force people to leave their homes environmental push factors
not having enough money or resources can cause people to want to move economic push factors
government policies or laws can cause or encourage people to leave political push factors
mistreatment based on social groups can persuade people to leave cultural (social) push factors
conditions that attract or encourage people to move to a certain location pull factors
positive natural events that can strongly encourage people to move environmental pull factors
financial gains and prosperity can influence people to move (this is one of the biggest reasons people choose to move) economic pull factors
personal security and freedom can influence where people move political pull factors
a strong desire to fit in and belong is a key factor in where people move cultural (social) pull factors
things that slow or stop the movement of people and things from one place to another barriers
natural features of the earth that can discourage migration or make it more difficult environmental barriers
poverty & high unemployment create a lack of money – no funds to move economic barrier
governments build walls or fences to physically keep people in or out of a nation political barrier
governments create laws to restrict the movement of people political barrier
misunderstandings of social norms, values, and beliefs cultural (social) barriers
sharing culture traits with another culture cultural diffusion
learning your own culture enculturation
picking up culture traits from another group and incorporating it into your culture, but your own culture does not change acculturation
parts of the culture of one or both groups change, but each group remains distinct acculturation
one culture group becomes part of another culture group and loses its separate identity assimilation
the development of a worldwide culture with an interdependent economy globalization
the major difference between emigration and immigration is... perspective (who's moving and where they're going)...emigration = moving out of a country; immigration = moving into a country
the major difference between an IDP (internally displaced person) and a refugee is... where the people are forced to flee to...IDPs stay in their own country while refugees seek safety in another country
Karl does not like the laws of his country and would like to move political push factor
Because Maya was not being treated fairly by her classmates she wanted to transfer schools cultural push factor
Gus was offered a higher paying job in another town economic pull factor
After the earthquake destroyed their houses, several people had to leave the neighborhood environmental push factor
Becky moved back to South Dakota so she would be closer to her family and friends cultural pull factor
Luis loves living in the mountains where he can go hiking during his free time environmental pull factor
Isabella's parents want to live in a country where everyone will be guaranteed equal rights political pull factor
Because the town Alexei lives in does not have any jobs or opportunities for him, he will be moving to a larger city economic push factor
The Chinese government constructed a wall to keep the Mongolians out of their lands political barrier
Hadiya's parents cannot afford the basic necessities for their children economic barrier
From 1804 to 1806 Lewis and Clark had a difficult journey exploring and mapping the newly acquired territory environmental barrier
Many people feel Samira is unfriendly, but she does not understand them because she does not speak their language cultural barrier
Emily was taught the importance of respecting her elders by her parents enculturation
Shane recently visited friends in Montreal and was introduced to many French words and phrases cultural diffusion
While Krista was vacationing in New Orleans, she tried cajun shrimp and crawfish for the first time cultural diffusion
Malik bought a snowmobile to replace the dog sled his dad used when herding the reindeer acculturation
Shan speaks fluent Japanese after being a missionary in Japan for the past 15 years. acculturation
Juan changed his name to John so he would sound more "American" assimilation
Amber buys her clothes from Yesstyle.com because she likes the Korean fashions she can get there acculturation
Created by: Blue.geo