Locate on a map where their ancestors live (d), telling when the family moved to the local community and how and why they made the trip.

Why Do People Move?

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This inquiry set is designed to take place after students have had the opportunity to research family and/or local history with the desired outcome of answering the question(s), “Why did my family settle in California?” or “Why did families decide to settle in our region?” While being careful to respect that many students may not know or want to discuss their own family circumstances, teachers should take time to explain the circumsta