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  1. 1. The North South Divide
  2. 2. Angel of the North
  3. 3. Medieval Capital: York
  4. 4. Who owns the Land in Britain in 1800?: The importance of the Industrial Revolution
  5. 5. 1. The landed aristocracy: Titled Nobility Nobility, or Peers (Dukes, Earls, Marquesses, Viscounts, Barons) = about 1,000 people, or 0.2% of the population. Knights or Baronets (Non-hereditary titles) Together this group owns about 25% of the land.
  6. 6. A peer and peeress, 18th c.
  7. 7. Noble residence, 18th c.
  8. 8. 2. The Landed Gentry Non noble, no titles. About 4,000 very wealthy farmers, and a further 15,000 less wealthy farmers. In 1800, this group owns about 33% of the cultivated land in Britain
  9. 9. A landed Gentleman and Gentlewoman, 18th c.
  10. 10. Jethro Tulls Seed Drill
  11. 11. Soho Manufacturary
  12. 12. The Steam Engine
  13. 13. Manchester during the Industrial Revolution
  14. 14. Roads in 1720
  15. 15. 1740
  16. 16. Major Cities in Northern England Manchester Liverpool Newcastle York Leeds Sheffield Nottingham
  17. 17. Terraced housing in Northern England
  18. 18. Abandoned neighbourhoods Manchester
  19. 19. 1970s council housing, Sheffield
  20. 20. Northern Soul
  21. 21. Coronation St. (TV drama)
  22. 22. Miners Union, 1970s
  23. 23. Margaret Thatcher
  24. 24. Arthur Scargill
  25. 25. Police troops blocking picketers
  26. 26. Scabs arriving at the mines
  27. 27. North-South Divide: wealth statistics (2013, according to The Guardian & The Telegraph newspapers Households earning less than 50,000: North East: 25% South East: 15% A House in the South East costs, on average, 3.5 times the price of a house in the North Price of an average home in London: 514,000 Price of an average home in Newcastle: 154,000