Human Geography Notes 9/6-9/8
Human Geography Notes 9/6-9/8 GEOG 1320
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Cheyenne Nicole on Monday September 12, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to GEOG 1320 at University of Central Arkansas taught by Dr. Jeffrey Allender in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 21 views.
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Date Created: 09/12/16
Human Geography Todays News (9/6) Hurricane Newton in the West Coast of Mexico Earthquake in OK (5.6) Massive bee killings due to insecticides trying to kill mosquitos President Obama has been attending conferences in the China area Chapter 3: Migration All Humans evolved from Africa Migration : A permanent move to a new location Emigration : Migration from another location Immigration : Migration to a certain location Downside to Emigration: The best are leaving to better themselves, (educationally, financially) and not wanting to go back. “brain drain” On a map showing change over time, the center of the US’s population is continuing to move south. Interregional migration in other countries China: Rural to Urban (most common) Russia: Remote, resource rich regions. (lousy urban economy except for the few billionaires!) Brazil: Cities to tropical interiors (opening up/clearing new lands) *Intraregional migration is the movement from urban to suburban areas* This causes: Social and economic problems Rapid expansion of urban areas Led to loss of tax base in inner cities Push Factor: Induces people to move out of their location Pull Factor: Induces people to move into a new location Refugee: Forced to migrate due to a threat in their life No News (9/8) Europe Immigration High per capita income attracts poorer immigrants They help fill in the low end jobs Send earnings/extra to home country Germanys guest worker program (Turkey) helped rebuild Germany when they didn’t have the men to do so Asian migrant workers China: Attracts from neighboring countries 40 million live in OTHER countries Southwest Asia: Oil wealth attractsfrom pooer countries in the region Recession has disrupted migration patterns Ravenstein: Often starts chain migration-one moves then everyone else follows. All end up in one certain area Asians were the first to be excluded: racism and economic downturn resulted in no needing low skilled immigrant workers* BE FAMILIAR WITH Chinese Exclusion Act 1882 Gentlemens agreement of 1907 Ozawa VS US 1922 Permission to Enter (Qouta Act 1921) National Origins Act 1924 1974-1964 Bracero program allowed immigrants to go back and forth with workers permission/agreement.
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