In-Migration and Out-Migration: Definition & Overview


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What is the biggest difference between immigration and in-migration?

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1. Why did African or black Americans out-migrate from the south after the Civil War?

2. Which group makes up the biggest immigrant population in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will check your knowledge of in-migration and out-migration. To pass the quiz, you have to be familiar with the states in the U.S. that are most popular for in-migration and other information from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Why African-Americans out-migrated from the South following the Civil War
  • Largest immigrant population in the U.S.
  • Reasons people out-migrate

Skills Practiced

Practiced skills include the following:

  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson such as immigration and in-migration
  • Reading Comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on immigration and out-migration
  • Information Recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why Florida is a state with a high rate of in-migration

Additional Learning

Review the lesson, In-Migration and Out-Migration: Definition & Overview, to learn about in-migration and out-migration. Objectives covered include:

  • Review examples of in-migration and out-migration
  • Know the reasons in-migration occurs
  • Understand recent trends of in-migration within the U.S.