Chapter 30: Migrations, Change & Expansion

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    • KC-5.4.I
      • Migration in many cases was influenced by changes in demographics in both industrialized & unindustrialized societies that presented challenges to existing patterns of living.
    • KC-5.4.I.B
      • Because of the nature of new modes of transportation, both internal & external migrants increasingly relocated to cities.
      • This pattern contributed to the significant global urbanization of the 19th century.
    • KC-5.4.II.A
      • Many individual chose freely to relocate, often in search for work
        • Irish to the US, British engineers & geologists to South Asia and Africa
    • KC-5.4.III.A
      • Migrants tended to be male, leaving women to take on new roles in the home society that had been formerly occupied by men
    • KC-5.4.III.B
      • Migrants often created ethnic enclaves in different parts of the world that helped transplant their culture into new environments
    • KC-5.4.III.C
      • Receiving societies did not always embrace immigrants, as seen in the various degrees of ethnic & racial prejudice & the ways states attempted to regulate the increased flow of people across their borders. (Chinese Exclusion Act, White Australia policy)
    • KC-5.2.II.C
      • Anti-Imperial resistance took various forms including the creation of the new states on the peripheries (Cherokee Nation)
    • KC-5.3.III.E
      • Increasing discontent with imperial rule led to rebellions, some of which were influenced by religious ideas (Ghost Dance)
    • KC-5.4.IIB
      • The new global capitalist economy continued to rey on coerced and semi coerced labor migration, inducing slavery, Chinese and Indian indentured servitude and convict labor.

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