Push and Pull Factors:
Push: Economic hardship, Social and/or political upheaval, Personal jeopardy
Pull: Economic opportunity, Political liberty, stability, Forced labor (slavery, indenture)
Example of Push- Chinese did not have enough jobs; Pull- Come t
Definition: Program that opened up work for Mexican workers. Guaranteed basic
human rights. Minimum wage was 30 per hour.
Significance: U.S. needed economic dependence on Mexican workers
Context: U.S. went to war in WW II
- Identification Terms: Identify, provide historical context and/or examples for, and
explain the significance (in immigrants experience) of the following terms in about
6 sentences. You will have some choice: 4/6 terms.
1.) Push-pull fac