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The TNC in Detroit was

Ford Motors

2

during the 'car boom' Detroit became the.....largest city in the USA, with ...............people in the 19....s

fourth
1.85 million in the 1950s

3

during the 19....s, ......................African Americans were moving to Detroit each................

1930s
1000
each month

4

However, Detroit was still very.......................and had support from the ......................................
In 1943, a racial riot killed............people

-very segregated
-Klu Klux Klan
-34 people killed

5

forced integration during the 1950s and the collapse of the car industry led to racial riots in 19......
.....people were killed and ............buildings were destroyed

1967
43 people killed
2000 buildings destroyed

6

the economic crash in Detroit was caused by

-Ford Motors dominated the employment market, so when it pulled out and outsourced to Mexico, hundreds of thousands of jobs directly or indirectly employed by Ford in Detroit were lost

7

in 20.... Detroit was declared bankrupt with a debt of $...... and only...............people living there

2013
$20 billion
700,000 people only

8

in 2012 homes were selling for $...
this provides opportunity for regeneration through:

$1
-artists, musicians, media designers and hipsters taking advantage of the low rents and prices are starting to move in, so giving new life to this 'dead city' where row upon row of houses lie unused and rundown in Detroit's once prosperous suburbs

9

only .......% of Detroit's adults have college degrees

18%