The Great Migration: Definition & Causes


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What was the Great Migration?

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1. Which of the following was a major economic cause of the Great Migration?

2. Which of the following was a major social cause of the Great Migration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive worksheet and quiz combo will help you understand the specifics of the Great Migration. You will be quizzed on the key terms and the influences behind its occurrence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the Great Migration, including:

  • The definition of the Great Migration
  • Causes for its happening
  • Lasting effects on American society

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills by completing the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information about the Great Migration
  • Information recall - access the information you've learned about the social causes of the Great Migration
  • Knowledge application - assess your knowledge about Harlem and answer questions about the Great Migration's contribution to this community

Additional Learning

To further your knowledge regarding concepts related to the Great Migration, read through the brief lesson titled The Great Migration: Definition & Causes. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the legacy left behind by the Great Migration
  • Recall the major economic causes contributing to the Great Migration
  • Understand the social factors that influenced the Great Migration