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Ch 25: Human Migration & Settlement

About This Chapter

Take a look at this chapter to study basic human migration and settlement topics. These short lessons and self-assessment quizzes are great options for anyone who needs to prepare for an upcoming test or refresh their fundamental understanding of these topics.

Human Migration & Settlement - Chapter Summary

This mobile-friendly chapter outlines the history of human migration and settlement. As you progress through this series of bite-sized and entertaining video lessons, you'll study the reasons for human migrations as well as various types of migration and human settlements. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain several human migration theories
  • Evaluate the trends and consequences of internal and international migration
  • Trace the migrations of human beings since the year 1500
  • Compare different human settlement types

Try the accompanying self-assessments to reinforce your understanding of essential human migration and settlement concepts. If you have any questions, you can submit them to our instructors at any time. The chapter is available to study 24/7, and it's accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.

5 Lessons in Chapter 25: Human Migration & Settlement
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories

1. Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories

Human populations relocate for various reasons, and social scientists have explained these through a variety of theories. Explore several reasons and theories for migration, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Internal Migration: Types, Trends & Consequences

2. Internal Migration: Types, Trends & Consequences

People leave town and don't plan on coming back for a variety of reasons. In this lesson, we'll look at internal migration, as well as some of the consequences of people leaving home.

International Migration: Definition, Trends & Consequences

3. International Migration: Definition, Trends & Consequences

Tens of millions of people migrate every year for a variety of reasons. This lesson looks at many of those motivations and explains what implications such movement has for the world.

The Migrations of Humans Since 1500

4. The Migrations of Humans Since 1500

This lesson will explain human migration patterns since the 1500s. In doing so, it will highlight the forced migration, as well as the eras of colonization and persecution, industrialization, and 20th century migration.

Types of Human Settlements: Definitions & Comparisons

5. Types of Human Settlements: Definitions & Comparisons

Most people don't live completely alone. They live in cities, towns, and rural areas near others. In this lesson, we'll examine types of human settlements, including common settlement designations and some of the challenges in categorizing settlements.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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