The Great Migration

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During which time period did the Great Migration occur?

Early 20th century

What was one of the factors that contributed to the increase in black migration?

Job opportunities in the South

Which industry provided job opportunities for African Americans during the Great Migration?

Automobile manufacturing

Which event accelerated the Great Migration of African Americans to cities in the North?

The outbreak of World War I

What was one of the reasons African Americans sought to escape the South during the Great Migration?

Racial discrimination

What contributed to the increase in black migration during the Great Migration?

The drop in European immigration

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The Great Migration

  • Occurred between 1910 and 1970

Factors Contributing to the Great Migration

  • One of the factors that contributed to the increase in black migration was the desire to escape racial violence and segregation in the South

Job Opportunities During the Great Migration

  • The industrial industry, specifically factory jobs, provided job opportunities for African Americans during the Great Migration

Event Accelerating the Great Migration

  • World War I accelerated the Great Migration of African Americans to cities in the North due to the need for labor

Reasons for Escaping the South

  • One of the reasons African Americans sought to escape the South during the Great Migration was to escape racial violence and segregation

Increase in Black Migration

  • The need for labor in the industrial industry during World War I contributed to the increase in black migration during the Great Migration

Test your knowledge on the Great Migration, a significant movement of African Americans from the South to the North during the early 20th century. Explore the causes, effects, and key factors that shaped this historic population shift.

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