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Max Meyer Global History H1- 10

Chapter 8 Section 2 Setting the Stage A. Human history consists of constant movement. B. Throughout history, people have chosen to explore their land. C. Other times, this migrating is an attempt to find a place of survival. IPeople On The Move A. Migration is a permanent move from one location to another, and has greatly affected world history. B. There are three main causes for migration; environmental, economic, and political. C. At first the majority of migrations were due to environmental factors, but this later changed. D. People could move to a more industrialized place with more jobs or a broader range of religious support. E. Push-pull factors are factors that can either push people out of an area or pull them into an area. These factors greatly contribute to migration. F. A push factor might be something like lack of crops while a pull factor might be an abundance of crops. G. The way of life in a newly populated area changes based on the amount of people populating it. H. This can affect factors such as ideas being shared, cultural blending, and employment opportunities lessening. These factors vary between push and pull. I. Migration changes the lives of those who migrate and people in the settled places as well. J. The spread of languages can be studied to show where people moved overtime.

an area that is now southeastern Nigeria. These people are called the Bantu-speaking peoples. Farmers and nomadic people passed on the skill of ironworking. they had to move every couple of years. B. C.K. D. N. . People generally believed that the Bantu migration was due to not enough land being available for planting crops. IIMassive Migrations A. M. Early Africans populated the southern third of the continent. They originally lived in the savanna south of the Sahara. This had a downside however. These Bantu people were a group of people who began to share their cultural characteristics. L. As they moved.D. small groups of people moved southwest toward Africa. they took their many technologies and techniques with them. They used the technique of slash and burn farming which was the process of cutting down trees and then burning the are to make fertile soil. F. and continuing on for about 1500 years. K. Then about 2000 years ago. A language called Bantu was the first language of nearly onethird of all Africans. Starting around the first few centuries A. As they migrated. I. J. People also adopted their herding techniques. H. G. Many experts believe that these were related to the Nok people. E. Bantu speakers began moving south and east. they shared their skills with the people they met.

There were also advances in metalworking. among other things. . When they migrated. the area changed. Although people had been there before. P. People called Bantu speakers exchanged ideas. R. Q.O. the Bantu very densely populated the area.

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