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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the STAAR U.S. History: Test Prep & Practice course
- STAAR US History: Independence & the Founding Fathers
- STAAR US History: Historical Eras & Significant Events (1877 to Present)
- STAAR US History: Political, Economic & Social Change (1877-1898)
- STAAR US History: United States as a World Power (1898-1920)
- STAAR US History: World War I
- STAAR US History: Early 20th Century Reform & Third-Party Movements
- STAAR US History: Individuals & Social Change During the 1920s
- STAAR US History: World War II
- STAAR US History: Cold War & the United States
- STAAR US History: The Vietnam War
- STAAR US History: The Civil Rights Movement
- STAAR US History: Civil Rights Legislation
- STAAR US History: Role of US in the World (1970-1990)
- STAAR US History: Ronald Reagan & the Rise of Conservatism
- STAAR US History: Foreign Policy & the Gulf War
- STAAR US History: Geographic Factors & Events
- STAAR US History: Population Growth & Environmental Concerns
- STAAR US History: Arts & Culture
- STAAR US History: People Contributing to National Identity
- STAAR US History: Changing Role of the Government
- STAAR US History: Domestic & Global Accountability in Government
- STAAR US History: Government Branches & Checks & Balances
- STAAR US History: Landmark Supreme Court Cases
- STAAR US History: Core Values & the Democratic Process
- STAAR US History: Major Amendments to the US Constitution
- STAAR US History: Civic Participation & Leadership
- STAAR US History: Legislation & Economic Growth (1870-1920)
- STAAR US History: Economic Development Between WWI & WWII
- STAAR US History: Economic Effects of World War II & the Cold War
- STAAR US History: Economic Interdependence in the 21st Century
- STAAR US History: Impact of Science & Technology on Economic Development
- STAAR US History: Research & Analyzing Information
- STAAR US History: Critical Thinking & Writing
- About the STARR Tests
- STAAR U.S. History Flashcards