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Title: Migrations


1
Migrations
  • Unit 5 1750-1914

2
Demography 1750-1914 Global
3
Push factors
  • Religious persecution ( Jewish Pogroms)
  • Lack of employment
  • Famine ( Irish potato famine)
  • Population pressures
  • Faster cheaper transportation

4
Pull factors
  • Farm land ( gov. Encouraged immigration with
    generous land policies)
  • Economic opportunities ( gold rushes in
    Australia, Alaska, Northwest)
  • Political religious freedom
  • Indentured Servant a temporary slave

5
Asian labor migration after 1750
Japan Over 500,000 to the Americas and Pacific
China Over 8 million emigrated to Southeast Asia
(Thailand-1.5 million Indonesia-2.8 million)
and the Americas
India Over 1 million emigrated as indentured
servants to South Africa Caribbean
U.S. limits immigration with Chinese Exclusion
Act Gentlemen's act
6
African Slave Trade after 1750
  • Nearly two million Africans were shipped to the
    Americas between 1750 1870

7
European Migration from 1750
  • 40 million Europeans emigrated to the two
    Americas, Australia, Asiatic Australia, South
    Africa, and other areas
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