Unit 2 Vocabulary
Last Modified: 2016-03-08
D: conditions that draw people to another location
S: One example of a pull factor is how economic opportunities and safety is causing an increase in Mexican immigration.
D: causes people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region
S: Examples of push factors include famine, religion, economic reasons.
D: movement by an individual against his or her will
S: The Trail of Tears is legendary for the cruel forced migrations that many Native Americans faced.
- Most migrants go only a short distance
- Most migration is rural to urban, and often occurs in steps
- Most international migrants are young males
D: Shows distinctive causes of death in each stage of the Demographic Transition Model.
S: The Epidemiological Transition Model (ETM) can help determine if a country is well developed or less developed country. Less developed countries have more deaths due to famines and diseases where there are cures available.
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