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Britain"s changing towns
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The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban. Living Conditions. As business began to boom and the national markets grew, more people began to move to the Northeast because they wanted jobs. Most people lived in the "slum" as depicted in the picture to the left. Five to nine people lived in a single room which was as big as an apartment. Not only was there not enough room, but more people.
The Second World War was for the Brits a very important turning point. A cornerstone in how the public and its elite perceived the future of the British Isles as a country and political regime. WW2 was the moment of utmost importance which brought people belonging to all classes – the home front – together. They had a common purpose and that was to support their fellow countrymen who were. The docks re-open after winter on February 11 , and admission is £22 for adults and £13 for children if you book online. Where to stay in Medway: Book a room at the Ship and Trades pub-restaurant in Chatham marina for simple, stylish rooms in what was once the dockyard offices. The pub has a terrace, sits by the water and has 11 bedrooms.
The most deprived parts of England can today be revealed as part of a unique Mirror Online series looking at the state of Britain's towns. Our exclusive investigation has looked at a Author: Michael Goodier. The invasion of Britain was a war of prestige. The 'mad' emperor Caligula had been assassinated in 41 AD, and an obscure member of the imperial family, Claudius, had .
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In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything. After eight years of budget cutting, Britain is looking less like the rest of Europe and more like the United States, with a shrinking welfare state.
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