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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Great Migration can refer to any one of several different historical migrations of people, including:

  • The Migration Period of Europe, also called the "Barbarian Invasions," between 300 and 700 A.D.
  • The Great Serb Migrations from the Ottoman Empire to the Habsburg Monarchy, in 1690 and 1737.
  • Great Migration (Puritan), the migration of Puritans from England to what is now the Northeastern United States, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Caribbean during the 1630s.
  • The Great Migration and Second Great Migration of African Americans from the southern United States to the northern United States during the 20th century.
  • New Great Migration (African American), reverse migration from 1965–2000 from the North, Midwest and the West back to the southern United States.
  • The Great Transatlantic Migration of 1870–1914, a voluntary mass migration of poor Europeans to the Americas.
  • The Great Fleet (or Great Migration) of the original Māori settlers of New Zealand from Polynesia.
  • Great Migrations (Greyhawk), fictional migrations of the Oeridians and Suloise in the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.

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