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1

How had car production changed from 1923 to 1937?

95K to 500K+

2

Which trades were impacted the worst by unemployment in 1936, and how did they compare to unemployment within other trades?

30.6% Shipbuilding, 25% Coalmining, 22.3% Shipping, 12.5% all trades

3

What was unemployment like in S.E England and London in 1936?

5.6% and 6.5%

4

What was unemployment like in the north of England, Scotland, NI and Wales in 1936?

16%, 18%, 23% and 28.5%

5

What was unemployment like in Glasgow and Liverpool in 1936?

89,600 and 84,000

6

What were exports like in comparison to the 1927 levels, in 1937?

86.4%

7

Why did Edward VIII's abdication considered a crisis?

Archbishop opposed it and tories need support of church, an american being queen and empress of india would weaken empire, marrying a 2x divorcee might bring popular opposition to king, king thought to have fascist sympathies, mrs Simpson might impact royal views, royals supposed to be neutral

8

On average, how many hours were built P/A between 1934-9?

358,000