VCR Lesson 10

Sterling Smith

After the country went through a series of civil wars, leaving it barren and desolate, a large _____________ occurred and everybody moved to various neighboring countries.

Diaspora

1. any group migration or flight from a country

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

Choose the sentence in which the bold-faced word is used incorrectly.

  1. When famine became too much for the country to bare, large diasporas took place, and many people moved to other countries.
  2. During the diaspora, many people moved to another neighborhood or just down the street.
  3. The Diaspora of the Jews in A.D. 70 is one of the biggest migrations in history.
  4. Some people consider the Great Migration in the early 1900s (the movement of southern African Americans to northern cities) a diaspora of sorts, even though they didn't go to another country.