Cultural Groups Come to Michigan
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Why did people from so many places move to Michigan?
Words to think about...
ethnic group: people who once lived together in another land; they have the same ancestors; in the past, they spoke the same language and had the same customs.
heritage: the history of a group of people; it includes food and language, the old ways of doing things, and old customs and festivals.
migrate: move to a new place to start a new home.
ancestors: relatives from long ago
What about You?
Before your family came to Michigan, where did they live? Everyone moved here sometime. In which part of the world did your family first live? Did they move to the United States a long time ago, or did they just arrive?