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Lesson 4 Part 3

Why do people move and urbanization?

Migrating Moving as a group from one place to another
Emigrate To migrate out of a place
Immigrate To enter a new country
Push Factors Reasons that push people to leave their home country
Pull Factors Factors that attract people to a new country
Involuntary Migration Forced movement of people
Urban Cities
Rural Settlements in the countryside
Urbanization Movement of people from rural areas to urban areas
Slums Poor, overcrowded urban areas
Suburban Sprawl Spread of suburbs away from the core city
Why do people move to cities and suburbs? To find jobs
Examples of push factors Escape poverty, mistreatment, or conflict; shortage of food
Example of pull factors Good jobs
Example of migration by choice Irish people fleeing a shortage of food and jews escaping persecution
Example of involuntary migration The slave trade
Challenges of urbanization Cannot provide housing, jobs, schools, hospitals, and other services; the spread of slums
Problems with suburban sprawl Can increase pollution and energy use
Created by: wcabana
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