There were push and pull factors in deciding to leave Ulster for America.
Push factors were what made people
want to leave Ulster.
Pull factors were what made people
want to go to America.
In this video Reverend McGregor and the Reverend Woodside are in conversation. Can you spot the push and pull factors?
With a parent, guardian or classmates discuss what you think was the most important factor influencing the Reverend Woodside’s decision to go to America, and why.