Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 3 Vocabulary

Definitions for the 32 vocabulary words in Chapter 3.

TermDefinition
Cyclic Movement A form of movement that begins at home base and returnees the same base.
Activity Spaces Places where daily activities are performed.
Snowbirds Retired people who move from colder US states and Canada and then move to warmer states for the winter.
Pastoralism A type of cyclic movement in which farmers move livestock throughout the year to find better pastures.
Transhumance Migration in which livestock live in highlands during the summer and lowlands in the winter.
Relocation Diffusion Spread of an idea or innovation from its hearth by people moving and taking the idea with them.
International Migration People moving to a different country with the intent of staying there.
Emigrants A person who permanently leaves their home country.
Immigrants A person who permanently enters a new country.
Net Migration Difference between the emigrants and immigrants of a country.
Refugees Migrants who leave their county due to political persecution and seek asylum elsewhere.
Remittances Money that migrants send back to their family and friends who still live iin their home country.
Reverse Remittances Money from home countries to migrants in other countries.
Guest Workers Migrants who move to different countries for a limited time in order to find work.
Islands of Development Cities in developing countries where foreign investment us concentrated and rural migrants are drawn.
Internal Migration People who move to a different part of their home country with the intent to stay.
Diaspora Dispersion of people from their homeland to a new place.
Assimilation When a culture loses some of its traits to adopt to a dominant culture.
Human Trafficking Forced migration in which people are sold for work or the sex trade.
Gulags Forced prison or labor camps.
Distance Decay Decreasing chance of diffusion farther away from its hearth.
Gravity Model Urban geography model that determines the segregation of interaction and migration between two places.
Push Factor Factors a migrant thinks of when their leaving their home country.
Pull Factors Factors a migrant thinks of to choose a country to migrate to.
Intervening Opportunity An opportunity near a migrants location which diminishes the appeal of sites further away.
Unauthorized or Undocumented Migrants Migrants which are not legally allowed to be in their current country.
Coyotes People who help Latin Americans cross the US border, for a high fee.
Chain Migration Permanent movement to another country, following family links.
Repatriation A refugee or refugees returning to their country and being provided government assistance.
Asylum Seekers Migrant who claims protection as a refugee in a different country.
Internally displaced persons (IDP’s) People displaced from their home countries who do not cross international boundaries.
Bracero Program Laws and agreements between the US and Mexico to encourage more Mexicans to migrate to the US for work.
Created by: Lucas Booher
Popular AP Human Geography sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards