The End of Consensus - Society (Modern Britain AQA complete notes 8/16)

These notes are for the 'Making of Modern Britain' course on AQA and as such follow the spec, although would be useful for all modern britian courses. They contain hystoriography, detail and explanations. 

The notes are devided into the sections of the spec, therefore there are 16 documents (as there are 4 areas (politics, economics, society, and foriegn policy) and there are 4 periods (Post war, Wilson + heath, Thatcher, and Blair)). 

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The End of Consensus ­ Society
The impact on communities of industrial disputes; the significance of the Miner's
strike, 1973; the birth of environmentalism
Demographics
-- UK population (million)
o 1960 -- 52.4 o 1970 ­ 55.6 o 1980 ­ 56.3 o Note: Not steady growth
Some years saw rapid…

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Living conditions
-- New housing estates and council estates increased.
o Slums cleared and replaced by tower blocks. -- More private car ownership
and the ever expanding road network ­
enabled people to `flee the suburbs', inner cities were underfunded and
increasingly falling into decay
Industrial disputes
- Strike became…

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raised by the BBC in their natural history programming. - 1963 Hunt Saboteurs
formed to oppose fox hunting. - 1967 Torrey Canyon Oil spill along south west
England. - 1968 The Population Bomb emphasised the damage to the
environment
of over population. - CND campaigns tended to focus around the…

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The End of Consensus - Society (Modern Britain AQA complete notes 8/16)

These notes are for the 'Making of Modern Britain' course on AQA and as such follow the spec, although would be useful for all modern britian courses. They contain hystoriography, detail and explanations. 

The notes are devided into the sections of the spec, therefore there are 16 documents (as there are 4 areas (politics, economics, society, and foriegn policy) and there are 4 periods (Post war, Wilson + heath, Thatcher, and Blair)). 

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The End of Consensus ­ Society
The impact on communities of industrial disputes; the significance of the Miner's
strike, 1973; the birth of environmentalism
Demographics
-- UK population (million)
o 1960 -- 52.4 o 1970 ­ 55.6 o 1980 ­ 56.3 o Note: Not steady growth
Some years saw rapid…

Page 3

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Page 4

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Living conditions
-- New housing estates and council estates increased.
o Slums cleared and replaced by tower blocks. -- More private car ownership
and the ever expanding road network ­
enabled people to `flee the suburbs', inner cities were underfunded and
increasingly falling into decay
Industrial disputes
- Strike became…

Page 5

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raised by the BBC in their natural history programming. - 1963 Hunt Saboteurs
formed to oppose fox hunting. - 1967 Torrey Canyon Oil spill along south west
England. - 1968 The Population Bomb emphasised the damage to the
environment
of over population. - CND campaigns tended to focus around the…

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