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    South Wales in the 1930s 1. Sources 1 and 2 give many reasons for poverty in South Wales in the 1930s, Unemployment however being the most significant as it was the cause of almost all the poverty in South Wales at this time there were a number of causes for unemployment listed in source 1 such as:- Ÿ The collapse of the post-war economic boom Ÿ Increased competition from abroad Ÿ The General strike Ÿ The decline in the mining and steel industries Ÿ The great depression

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    Changes that Have Occurred in Industry in South Wales Since 1800 The main industries that South Wales were dependent on since 1800 were mainly mining for coal, iron ore and limestone, manufacturing steel and labour. The main areas and ports in South Wales where the main industries were located were Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Ebbw Vale, Merthyr Tydfil and Port Talbot. Coal was mined locally in valleys in the large area between Ebbw Vale to Swansea. Iron ore was also mined in the area from

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    The Taxi Industry in New South Wales has been one that has involved very little competition within its market, allowing prices for its services to be quite high. Now, however with the advancing technology, the rise of App-based taxi or Ride Sharing services such as Uber threaten to provide substitutes to customers increasing competition in the Taxi Industry. The NSW Taxi Industry is somewhat run by the NSW Government (Abelson). There are three major companies, that as (Abelson) states, ‘Control

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    Investigating The Reasons for the Original Location of the Iron and Steel Industry in South Wales Since it was first established in the 18th and 19th century, the iron and steel industry has changed its location in South Wales. The earlier location of this industry in the area was along the northern edge of the South Wales coalfield where there were readily obtainable supplies of the raw materials required for iron and steel production. These are coking coal and blackband iron ore, which

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    New South Wales sexting laws are so badly written they should be reformed. Sexting is the act of taking naked or partly naked photos or videos of yourself or another person (posing in a sexual way) and sharing the photos or videos with others using a carriage service, such as the Internet and/or mobile phones. Commonwealth laws state that it is a crime for a person under the age of 18 to participate in the act of sexting. The contemporary issue of sexting has presented many points of deliberation

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    Dylan Thomas

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    Dylan Thomas was born in October 1914 in Uplands, Swansea, where he grew up. His father, David John Thomas, had taken his degree at University College Aberystwyth and obtained a First in English, which he taught at Swansea Grammar School. His pupils found him quick tempered and intimidating, but he had a beautiful, sonorous voice for reading aloud, which his son inherited. Thomas' mother, Florence Hannah Williams, had been a seamstress before her marriage. Welsh was her first tongue, but her husband

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    will look orange and murky. Iron cannot dissolve in water so the solid covers the riverbed. This stops the plants from photosynthesising. Indicators of poor river quality are the animals that live there. The Afon Llwyd is situated in South Wales. In its lower courses it joins the river Usk before joining the mouth of the Severn. I decided to do this topic, as I am curious as to why the river quality varies along the Afon Llwyd. I expect it will be very interesting to find out. I did

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    Cold Knap Lake

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    Cold Knap Lake This poem is about an incident from the poet's childhood. Cold Knap Lake is a real place near Barry in Glamorgan, South Wales. It is a Bronze Age burial site, and something of a local beauty spot. A little girl is drowned in the lake, or so it seems, but the poet's mother gives her the kiss of life, and her (the poet's) father takes the child home. The girl's parents are poor and beat her as a punishment. At this point, the poet wonders whether she, too, "was...there" and

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    If A Pirate I Must Be

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    successful pirate living during the Golden Age of Piracy. Also this book clearly states how Black Bart did affect the Caribbean and other economies more than one would expect. Roberts was born in May of 1862 in the Village if Casnewydd Bach, in south Wales. While growing up, Bartholomew always wished to be on the sea. He first got a shot at the sea through joining the Royal British Navy. Roberts and the crew would sail to the West Coast of Africa. There the ship he sailed on, The Princess, would pick

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    Roah Dahl Biography

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    Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916, in Llandaff, South Wales, to Norwegian parents, Harald and Sofie (Hesselberg) Dahl. After graduating from Repton School in 1933, he went to work for the Shell Oil Company of East Africa until World War II started in 1939. He then served in the Royal Air Force as a fighter pilot and he became a Wing Commander. In 1940 Dahl's plane was hit by a machine gun fire, and he was severely injured. He was rescued by a fellow pilot and took him six months to recover

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