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Ch 17: STAAR US History: Migration, Immigration & American Society

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Review the effects of migration and immigration on American society with this chapter. You can complete these lessons to get familiar with this subject before you take the STAAR U.S. History EOC exam.

STAAR US History: Migration, Immigration & American Society - Chapter Summary

You can prepare for the STAAR U.S. History EOC exam by going over the history of migration and immigration in American society with this chapter. We've crafted these lessons to allow you to review:

  • Internal and contemporary migration
  • The Great Migration and urbanization
  • Immigration and migration policies of the U.S.
  • Latin American migration
  • Immigration from 1900-2010

Each lesson is supported by a historical expert who is available to answer your questions. We also include a self-assessment quiz with each lesson, allowing you to keep track of your progress.

8 Lessons in Chapter 17: STAAR US History: Migration, Immigration & American Society
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Internal Migration: Types, Trends & Consequences

1. 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.

Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

2. Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

This lesson will seek to explain modern migration. In doing so, it will highlight labor migration, urbanization, and forced migration. It will also highlight the term diaspora.

The Great Migration: Definition & Causes

3. The Great Migration: Definition & Causes

The economic conditions of World War I led to a massive movement of African Americans from the South to the North, known as the Great Migration. Examine the causes and effects of this phenomenon.

The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

4. The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

People live in many different places: cities, suburbs, and the country. In this lesson, we'll look at historical and modern trends having to do with cities, including how the Industrial Revolution and urban renewal programs impacted urban populations.

American Immigration Policies: Political Asylum & Refugees

5. American Immigration Policies: Political Asylum & Refugees

Political asylum and refugee status are special legal protections granted in particular situations to people who have fled their home countries for safety reasons. This lesson explains asylum and refugee status in the United States.

The Ethics of Migration Policies

6. The Ethics of Migration Policies

Ever wonder why more people don't move to places like the United States, Europe, or Canada? In short, there are migration policies to prevent such large movements. This lesson will examine the ethics of those policies.

Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

7. Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

This video examines the causes of Latin American migration to the United States. In particular, we look at 5 theories of Latin American migration and highlight them with examples of different kinds of Latin American migration.

Immigration to the U.S. (1900-2010): Changes & Trends

8. Immigration to the U.S. (1900-2010): Changes & Trends

Immigration to the U.S. has changed greatly over the past century, going from immigrants mostly coming from Northern and Western Europe to people arriving from all around the world.

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