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AP Human Geo #3

Migration A-H

Define interregional migration. movement from one region of a country to another.
Give an example of interregional migration. people moving from the sounth to the north.
Define international migration. permanent movement from one country to another.
Give an example of international migration. people moving from Mexico to the U.S. permanently
Define internal migration. permanent movement within the same country.
Give an example of internal migration. somebody moving from Georgia to North Carolina.
Define brain drain. large-scale emigration by talented people.
Explain brain drain. Most people that emigrate to the U.S. from a different country are going for the college education.
Define chain migration. migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
Give an example of chain migration. somebody from Mexico moving to U.S. to be with parents.
Define circulation. short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
Give an example of circulation. somebody going from home to school to home at the same times everyday.
Define counter-urbanization. net migration from urban to rural areas.
Why is counter-urbanization happening?. people are moving to more rural places to have more room.
Define emigration. migration from a location.
Define floodplain. area of a river subject to flooding during a specific number of years, based on historical trends.
What is an example of a floodplain?. "100-year floodplain" expect flooding every century.
Define forced migration. migrant has been compelled to move by cultural factors.
Give an example of forced migration. the Native Americans when they were forced to migrate on the Trail of Tears.
Define guest workers. citizens of poor countries who obtain jobs in Western Europe and the Middle East.
What kind of jobs do guest workers usually work?. jobs that local residents won't regularly accept.
Define immigration. migration to a location.
Created by: bekah1