1. Read the section and then make 5 summary statements regarding global migration patterns.
● U.S. IMMIGRATION PATTERNS
2. Finish this statement: The world’s third most populous country (the US) is inhabited overwhelmingly by…
3. Annotate the graph below from your reading of pages 86 to 88. Be sure to label all “peaks” with the national origins of immigrants during different periods and “valleys” with the causes (as indicated by the arrows).
4. How did the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act attempt to change the status of some illegal immigrants?
● IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION ON THE UNITED STATES
5. Complete the table regarding below.
E U R O P E A N I M M I G R A T I O N
What were some of the causes of European immigration to the United States?
6a. What are undocumented (unauthorized) immigrants?
6b. Where do most undocumented immigrants to the US come from?
7. Read Destination of Immigrants Within the United States (p. 90 & 92) and annotate the map below. Write any important facts/notes around the map. Be sure to indicate: What states are the destination of most immigrants to the US? Where are immigrants coming from? Which states are the destinations of which groups of immigrants?
7. Annotate this map with information from the book on pages 92-93, “Temporary Migration for Work.”
IMMIGRATION TO THE US: THREE CASE STUDIES
8. Prepare notes on three case studies of immigration in the table below.
● CULTURAL CHALLENGES FACED WHILE LIVING IN OTHER COUNTRIES 9. Carefully read this section and afterward, complete the Venn diagram below to compare and contrast attitudes in the US and Europe toward immigrants.
Migration: Key Issue 4
Why Do People Migrate Within a Country?
Rubenstein, p. 95 - 100
● MIGRATION BETWEEN REGIONS OF A COUNTRY 1. What is the most famous example of large-scale internal migration in the US?
2. What was the first “intervening obstacle” which hindered American settlement of the interior of the continent?
3. What is the “population center” according to figure 3-16?
4. What developments in transportation eventually encouraged settlement to the Mississippi?
6. How did the railroads encourage settlement of the American interior?
7. For what two reasons have people been migrating to the South in recent years?
8. Use the charts on page 97 to calculate the net growth (or loss) of US regions and place the appropriate number in each region on the map.
9. Make appropriate notes in the tables below on five specific examples/case studies of interregional immigration.
● MIGRATION WITHIN ONE REGION
10. Define/describe each of the following terms and summarize a single, important fact about its occurrence in the US.
Significant fact in US
Migration: Free Response Questions (FRQs)
Population & Migration
1. Regional migration patterns within the contiguous United States are the result of several factors. The map above shows net migration at the county level, but these data support generalizations about migration patterns at the regional scale.
Identify two specific regions that have experienced net in-migration.
Identify two specific regions that have experienced net out-migration.
Annotate the question and then create your brainstorm in the space below for question #1.
1. International migration in the late twentieth century illustrates many important geographic principles.
Define each of the following principles.
For each principle in part A, select a migration stream identified by letter on the map above, and discuss how the stream you choose illustrates the principle. Note: Each lettered migration may be used only once.
3. Over the last 150 years, Europe has changed from a source to a destination region for international migration.
A. Use the demographic transition model to explain briefly Europe’s development as a source of international migrants between 1800 and 1920.
B. Briefly explain how THREE aspects of the demographic transition model account for Europe’s transformation into a destination region for migrants from North Africa between 1960 and 2000.