Flashcards in Baldwin Government 1935-7 Deck (8)
How had car production changed from 1923 to 1937?
95K to 500K+
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
What was unemployment like in S.E England and London in 1936?
5.6% and 6.5%
What was unemployment like in the north of England, Scotland, NI and Wales in 1936?
16%, 18%, 23% and 28.5%
What was unemployment like in Glasgow and Liverpool in 1936?
89,600 and 84,000
What were exports like in comparison to the 1927 levels, in 1937?
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