Migration

1. Between 1850­-1890, why did people migrate west in the United States?

People wanted to get a fresh start and wanted to be able to buy their own land (Big and cheap) as well as to try new economic possibilities.

2. With Russia more closely linked economically to Europe, which region of the country is most likely to attract interregional migration? Why?

Western/Southwestern Europe

3. In what ways are interregional migration in China and Brazil similar?

In China and Brazil, they both move from rural areas to large urban areas in search of employment.

4. Why do people migrate within a Country? Provide recent examples

People migrate within a country because of the differences among regions in a country. There could be different climate, economic conditions, or other environmental factors that play into this.