UK Background Studies - The North

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THE NORTH

Counties

  • Northumbria
  • Cumbria
  • Durham
  • Lancashire
  • Yorkshire
  • (Cheshire)

Mountain ranges

  • Pennines
  • Yorkshire Moors
  • Lake District (Cumbria)
  • Peak District (Yorkshire)

Industrial revolution

  • late 1700s, early 1800s
  • machine-based manufacturing
  • textiles, iron-making, coals, canals, roads, railways
  • economic and social changes

Newcastle upon Tyne

  • past: coal mining, wool trade, shipbuilding
  • Geordies
  • Newcastle International Airport
  • Newcastle Airport
  • University
  • Metro

Liverpool

  • Scouses
  • in the 1980s highes unemployment in England
  • in the past…

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