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The Fascinating City of London

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Beth Vanderhyde

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London By Beth Vanderhyde London's Past London's Location London's Architecture Roman Influence on London Architecture 1066 to 1485 Stable Houses The Romans left their mark on London by leaving their villas, carefully mapped out town streets, and engineering wonders behind. From 1066 to 1485, castles, manor houses, cathedrals, and churches were built in London. During the 16th century, steps were taken towards creating stabler and more sophisticated houses. Stone and brick houses began to take the place of the old wooden houses. London London is one of the world's biggest industrial, financial, and cultural centers. Transportation on the Thames Coal, wool, cement, and wood were transported downriver. The City of London London is made up of the city itself and thirty-two units. The Thames River Roman Influence London was a military outpost that was built by the Romans. London Today By 1750, many of Britain's people lived in London, and it had become a major European city. The Roman Bridge The Romans built a wooden bridge across the Thames River, which attracted settlers. Construction began on a new stone bridge in 1176 to replace the old wooden bridge. London is located on the Thames River. The river is the longest in Europe, and divides the city of London in half. London's Economical Factor in the World Economy of London The White Tower Durham Cathedral King's College Chapel The city of London has one of the largest economies in the world. London's World-wide economy London's economy is bigger than the economy of some European nations. London's Heart London is the center of arts, fashion, media, design, law, and computing industries. Religion in London Works Cited Tourist Attractions Somerset House Postman's Park is a park where a Victorian memorial commemorates the lives of people who have died saving others The Gate Closing of the City of London: The Ceremony of the Keys Christians are the largest religious group in London. -56% of Britain's Jewish population lives in London
-38% of Britain's Muslims live in London Three Major Churches of London -St. Paul's Cathedral -Southwark Cathedral -Westminster Abbey London Climate "Weather in London." Climate and Weather -. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.climateandweather.com/weather-in-london>. Barrow, Mandy. "Types of Religion in London." Types of Religion in London. Projectbritain.com, 2010. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/london/religion.htm>. “Geography of London.” HowStuffWorks. N.p.,n.d. Web. 2012.
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"London History: From the Roman Period to the 20th Century." London History: From the Roman Period to the 20th Century. Stonehenge Direct, n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2012. <http://britannia.com/history/londonhistory/>. The temperatures in London are rarely extreme Fall is the wettest time of year in London, while during winter the sun shines an average of an hour a day London Culture More than 300 different languages are spoken in London London is the center of British culture London is a big influence on the world of fashion, media, and entertainment Famous People From London Johnny Depp Colin Firth William Shakespeare Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Winston Churchill London Fun Facts "Our London Vacation." Our London Vacation. N.p., 11 Oct. 2012. Web. 11 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ourlondonvacation.com/london-articles/15-fun-to-know-facts-about-london/>. "Big Ben" is actually the huge bell inside the clock tower The Thames is the oldest name for a place in London, and the river itself is made up of four other rivers Queen Elizabeth isn't allowed to go into the House of Commons because she isn't a commoner
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