Human Geography- Structural Economic Change Case Study: Birmingham

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What year did the De Bermingham family buy a royal charter?
1166
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In what year did Matthew Boulton open his factory, employing 700 workers?
1761
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How many houses were destroyed between 1939 and 1945?
5000
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How many houses were built between 1945 and 1970?
81,000
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What was the unemployment rate between 1950 and 1960?
<1%
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How many tower blocks were built in the 1950s?
400
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In what decade did the British vehicle industry go into decline, leading to less investment because of strikes?
1970s
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What motorways were built between 1970 and 1990?
M1, M5, M6, M40, M42
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In what year did the oil crisis hit Birmingham, and how much did oil prices increase by?
1973 and 10 times
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In 1982, Unemployment in Birmingham hit what figure?
19.4%
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In what year did the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra open the Symphony Hall?
1991
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In 1999, who set up a scheme to provide all people with work experience and broadband?
NDC (New Deal for Communities?
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In what year was Birmingham Canal regenerated?
2011
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Between 2014 and 2020, how much did the European Regional Development Fund provide Birmingham with?
£235 million
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