VCR Lesson 10

Jessica Jantz





After the Civil War, there was a great __________________ of blacks moving north to escape how the south treated them.

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Diaspora

n. Any group migration or flight from a country.

(capitalized) The dispersion of the Jews from their homeland in the Middle East.


DIA <G. "through"

Synonyms and Antonyms

Exodus

Escape


Remain

Stay

Choose the sentence that uses the bold word incorrectly.

a. The Irish Potato Famine caused a large diaspora of Irish immigrants to America.

b. Many say that the end of the diaspora was when Jews regained possession of their homeland with the establishment of Israel.

c. Because of their desire for religious freedom, the Puritans went on a diaspora and landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

d. There was a great diaspora as many Americans moved out west as part of their manifest destiny.