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Lowered populations due to increased emigration cause

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Lowered populations due to increased emigration cause a less stable economy due to decreased workforce and need to fill empty jobs. Key Issue 2: Where Do People Migrate Within a Country? Historically, interregional migration was especially important in settling the frontiers of large countries such as Russia, Canada, the United States, China, and Brazil. The most important intraregional migration trends are from rural to urban areas within developing countries and from cities to suburbs within developed countries. 1. Describe the history of interregional migration in the United States.
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1790: Hugging the coast. Most Americans lived on the east coast because of their dependance on shipping link with Europe. 1800-1840: Crossing the Appalachians. Transportation improvements helped Americans cross the Appalachians. 1850-1890: Rushing to the gold. American avoided the Great Plains because of the hard-to-cultivate land and went straight to California for the gold. 1900-1940: Filling in the Great Plains. Improvements in technology and the expansion of railroads helped populate the Great Plains. 1950-2010: Moving south. Americans migrated to the South for job opportunities and warmer climates. 2. What means of transportation were available to migrants crossing the United States during the different eras? Before the 1800s, settlers had to cross the United States using horses and wagons. By the early 1800s canals started to help open up the interior. In the late 1800s the railroads helped people settle
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  • Spring '18
  • wes anderson
  • Human migration

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