Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sheffield

– Farmers and traders had to continue to adapt so they could supply enough produce to meet demand. Mid 1700’s the market place in Sheffield had sprawls of shops and stalls, surrounded by High Street, Swine Market, Bullstake and King … Continue reading

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Leeds

population: 16,000 geography: 165 miles, very industrial terrain: flat layout: mainly industrial buildings, not as many residential areas available technology: street lamps at the end of the 1700s how do people get around town: walked or rode horses what do … Continue reading

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Bordeaux

divided into two parts- right and left bank right bank was the east and left bank was the west built on a bend of the Garonne River 310 miles southwest of Paris left bank was low-lying and marshy From 1750 … Continue reading

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Florence. Andrea&Brady

Florence, Italy population- 25,000 geography- near the center of Italy, which is a peninsula. Lies in a basin between hills terrain- The River Arno is main river that runs through Florence, flat land surrounded by hills layout- 2 main focus … Continue reading

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Justin and Alex: Manchester

Population- around 10,000 Geography- Has many canals and rivers. Located in the northwestern part of England. Terrain- Low hills and plains Layout- Small village that was developing cotton mills. Available technology- Oil Lamps (in the streets), and steam engines. How did … Continue reading

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Julian and David: Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

 Population: 2,508 people Geography: Surrounded by many hills; bottom of Czech Republic; appears to be somewhat isolated; Vltava River runs through it Terrain: Flat; surrounded by Vltava; several bridges; big, open plains Layout: Houses and marketplaces by river; plains used … Continue reading

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Andrew and Kieran: Montpellier, France

population: 29,500 geography: south of France, <10 miles to ocean Terrain: hilly Layout: Broad boulevards lined with trees, a large square, elegant buildings Tech: No running water or street lights Transport: steam engine Living: Farmers Food: crops Distance to capital: … Continue reading

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Amesbury, Wiltshire, England

Amesbury Distance: 85 Miles from London, England Town design: Mansions built by Seymour family, Nearest railway station is in Grateley. Multiple streets including Main and Second and a constantly developing network of smaller streets Geography: Located on River Avon valley, … Continue reading

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Munich, Germany

Populations : 24,000 inhabitants. (doubled every 30 years) Geography: Southern Germany near Austria Terrain: Flat, but with mountains like the Alps surrounding it. Layout : Good layout for a city, it had large buildings and churches. (check maps) Available technology: … Continue reading

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