A LEVEL GEOG/ Changing Places/ Detroit
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What state is Detroit located in?
Which county is Detroit located in?
When was Detroit founded?
What is the area of the city?
143 sq miles
What's the metropolitan area?
3,913 sq miles
What is the population of the city?
What's the metropolitan population?
What's the Latin translation of the city's motto?
We hope for better things; it shall rise from the ashes
What was Detroit in 2000?
The 10th largest city in the USA
Where does the city border and what's a feature of this?
Windsor, Ontario in Canada. This border is one of the most crossed in the world
Which 3 companies mainly located here?
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler
When did the Super Bowl come to Detroit
What % is African american
Who started the city and where was he from?
Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, from france
When did the state governor declare a financial emergency
When did Detroit file for bankrupcy
18th July 2013
What's special about Detroit's bankruptcy
It's the largest municipal bankruptcy case in US history
How many creditors does Detroit owe money to
How much is the debt
What does the debt break down to
$25,000 per resident
When did Detroit have the highest per capita income in the US
How many manufacturing jobs were there in 1950?
How many manufacturing jobs are there now?
Less than 27,000
What % of the manufacturing jobs in the state of Michigan were lost between 2000 and 2010
How much can you buy a house for in Detroit?
$500 or less
How many abandoned homes are there in Detroit atm?
How much of Detroit's area is derelict or vacant
What % of the city's residents are functionally illiterate
What % of Detroit's residents over age 16 are working atm
What % of all children in Detroit are living in poverty
By what % has the population fallen in the last 60 years
What is Detroit now heavily dependent on
Tax revenue from casinos
How much money is brought in in tax revenue from casinos monthly
How many hazardous waste sites are there in detroit
What % of streetlights don't work
How many of the city's ambulances are running
How many miles do some of the ambulances have on them
How many of the parks in Detroit have been closed down since 2008
What % has the size of the police force in Detroit been cut down by in the last decade
How many minutes does it take (on average)for the police to respond to a call
How many hours a day are police stations in Detroit closed to the public for due to cutbacks?
How much higher is the Detroit crime rate than the national average
How much higher is the murder rate in Detroit compared to NYC
What % of crimes do the police in Detroit solve
What are the key ingredients to steel?
Coal, limestone and iron ore
What was a result of Detroit being in the steel belt
Availability of materials and consequent manufacturing industries
What did the multiplier effect lead to?
Other businesses establishing there and this domino effect led to the city being one of the most important economically in the whole country
What is motown
An American record company that was originally called Tamla records
Who founded motown
When was Motown founded
Why did Motown okay an important role in the racial integration of popular music
It was an African American owned record label that achieved significant crossover success
How many records did Motown have in the top 10 of the BB hot 100 between 1960-9
What were the earlier industries in detroit
Railroad cars, stoves and ship building
Eminem lyrics about Detroit?
"There is a resilience that rises from somewhere deep in your streets. You can't define it, but you can feel it"
Big Sean lyrics about Detroit?
"Take it to the D, I can show you where I live", "west side", "D- town"
How many low income residents were crammed into 460 acres of Virginia park
How many African American officers did the DPD have
What was the DPD viewed as by residents
A white occupying army
What was 12th street a hotspot of
Legal and illegal nightlife
What did William Scott operate
An illegal after hours club
When did the police move against Scott's club?
3.35 am on 23rd July 1967
How did the riots start
When did fire break out
What happened by mid morning
Every policeman and fireman in Detroit was called to duty
What did Detroit mayor ask Michigan governor to do
Send in the state police
How many blocks did the riot spread to
How many people were killed in total
How many stores were looted
How many buildings were burned
How much $ in property damage
How many people were left homeless
What is Detroit soup
A microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in Detroit
What do people do there
Eat, talk, share resources, enjoy art and vote on the project they think benefits the city the most
What is Detroit soup's mission
We value community, creativity, collaboration, change, democracy, trust and fun
How many dinners have taken place
How many projects have been funded by Detroit soup
How many nonprofits have been funded by Detroit soup
How many for profit enterprises have been funded by Detroit soup
How many initiatives wouldn't have moved forward without soup
How many dinners since 2010
How many people have attended a Detroit soup dinner
How much money raised for Detroit was by detroiters
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