Vandi's Story

 

 

Task:         Identify,Analyze and Explain the push-pull factors that

                   Influenced Vandi's migration to America. 

-         Identify, analyze and explain three push factors from Sierra

          Leone and three pull factors to the United States of America.  

                -         Use only the research tools on this page.


Key Terms:    

                    Mende

                    Migration

                    Sierra Leone

                    Liberia

                    Blood Diamonds


Consider:   

                 Political factors

                  Economic factors

                  Environmental factors

 

Think about:

                 1.In what year did Vandi migrate to the United States of

                     America?

                  2.What was happening in Sierra Leone when Vandi

                      migrated to the United States of America?

                  3.What influenced Vandi's family to choose the United

                      States of America?



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