004 - Responses Part Three

Syllabus Point

Discuss (AO3) the attempts to control migration into one country.
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Key Terminology

  • Discuss
  • Migration
Define the key terms above using the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom and the link below.

Useful Link

Activity One - Watch and Describe

  • Using the map below describe the flow of world migration since 1500.
http://itsallaboutculture.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/World_Migrations_since_1500.jpg

  • Watch the Youtube clip below and make notes on the key make up of migrants living in the USA.

Top 10 Immigrant Countries

America's Immigration History


  • Using the map below describe where the migrants generally live in the USA.
Taken From: http://cdn.citylab.com/media/img/citylab/legacy/2014/04/14/international_migration.jpg



Activity Two - Comprehension

Answer the following questions using your 'Global Interactions' text book by Guinness pages 205 to 209, pages 58 to 83 in 'Global Interactions. IB Geography Case Studies for the Higher Level Extension' resource book and the Youtube link below.

BBC - Broken lives of immigrants deported from US to Mexico


  1. What are the causes of migration in to the USA?
  2. What are the effects of migration on the USA? Consider racism, impact on employment, diaspora, diffusion of culture etc.
  3. What attempts have the USA made to control migration?
  4. What have Arizona done that is controversial? Pages 70-71 in the Case Study book.
  5. Can the USA still be deemed a melting pot?