Reasons for growth of Los Angeles

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  • Reasons for growth in LA
      • LAX Airport - 6th busiest airport in the world in 2010
      • Transcontinental Railway in 1876
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      • 1920-30s Film industry
      • 1960s - Theme parks such as Universal Studios and Disneyland brings more tourists
      • Dry summer climate
      • Glamorous and desirable
      • Discovery of Oil
      • Ford car plant led to other industries locating here
      • Fastest population growth in 60 & 70s
      • Gave more choice where to live


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