Push Pull Factors

Push Pull Factors

Published on 20 September 2021
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Transcript
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Why did Europeans come to the Americas?
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Push / Pull Factors Influenced migration
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A Push is a negative factor someone wants to leave behind
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A Pull is a positive factor that encourages someone to leave
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Push Factors included:
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Enclosure - fencing off  common land
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Overpopulation
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Poverty
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WAR and  taxes
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Religious persecution - Catholics of protestants and jews Protestants of other faiths
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Pull Factors included :
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Land: Private property Private enterprise
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Wealth from natural resources and farming
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Independence: People could live on their own terms and  not pay rent to land lords
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As you learn more about the settlers in each colony, keep the push/pull factors in mind.
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References:
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https://www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/saints-and-strangers-push-and-pull-way-plymouth-colony/ https://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-resources/spotlight-primary-source/late-seventeenth-century-map-northeast-1682 https://www.sutori.com/en/story/religious-persecution-and-the-founding-of-the-american-republic-1500-s-1700-s--McKBh4eSoxpft9FMGc1WFMFe https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel01-2.html https://www.landofthebrave.info/trade-in-the-colonies.htm http://gorhistory.com/hist110/Discontent.html