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Britain Since 1948 Come inside the spectacular world of post war Britain. You will be blown away. Contents • A New Government • Housing • Immigration • Emigration • Industry A New Government-1945 • British people had to come to terms with big changes after the war. • First thing to change was the government. • Labour won the election with a record amount of votes. HOUSING! New homes • After the war many people were happy to have any type of home because most of them had been destroyed. A bombed house from the war. TOWER BLOCKS • In the 1960s councils started to build tower blocks. But by the 1970s they were unpopular because they were badly built. Some people felt lonely when they were alone in their housing because they were dark and miserable • Most people in the 60’s immigrated to Britain by plane and train. England can provide better jobs more money. • Also, people came here because of the wars. Immigration • They came over to England because It’s easier Getting jobs ,money and houses. • People immigrated from Pakistan,Africa,Jamaica and other places around the world. • • Emigration is people leaving from the country. • It will be a very sad time for a lot of people. • Emigration is like being evacuated for some children. • You are not allowed to smoke in the mine, as the methane gas produced is flammable • You also have to wear a hardhat. • Also it is a good idea to keep in mind the nearest exit.
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