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Great Migrations in History
When did the migration occur?
Where did it start and end?
What were the reasons for the migration? Were there push factors or pull factors?
What challenges did humans face on the migration?
The Atlantic Migration
Migration to America exploded in the 1800s. This was known as the Atlantic Migration.
Case Study: Ireland
Migration from Ireland (19th Century)
Irish potato famine
Description of factors causing the migration of people from Ireland from 1845 to 1850
Books in the library
Nineteenth Century Migration to America by
Call Number: 304.8 BLI
Publication Date: 2011-07-01
True stories of real children who left their homes to start new lives in new lands. Part of a great series called Children's True Stories: Migration
Migration from Europe (19th Century)
Migration from Europe 20th century
PBSAmerica. "The Gold Rush." YouTube. YouTube, 3 Apr. 2013. Web. 10 Jan. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r03DKbVhfvU>.
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