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The Migrations of Humans Since 1500

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Why was there the influx of Irish immigrants into the United States during late 18th and 19th centuries?

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1. _____ is defined as the process in which a society moves from a mainly agricultural society into one centered on the manufacturing of goods and services.

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of forced migration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of human migration since 1500. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the different causes/types of migration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Migration that coerces people from their home region
  • Century with the highest levels of migration
  • Movement from rural to urban areas

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on human migration since 1500
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process by which a society moves from agriculture to manufacturing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about migration based on the search for employment

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The Migrations of Humans Since 1500. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the respective catalysts for colonization and forced migration
  • Understand how industrialization influences migration
  • Recognize the migration boom of the 20th century
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