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 Form 4 History and Government Paper 2 Exam Questions and Answers Set 5

Identify five factors that led to the growth of London.

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-It is located at the banks of River Thames thus accessibility to the interior and the sea.
-The growth and expansion of trade in the town.
-Easy establishment of cultural activities like theatre, sports and education attracted many people.
-Construction of transport facilities like roads and railway attracted many people.
-Establishment of major industries like textiles, metal works, ship building and chemicals in the city and surrounding areas.
-Influx of people from the rural Britain and from other parts of Europe.