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Deindustrialization Explained

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Which of the following statements BEST explains why Detroit has deindustrialized in the past several decades?

A

The city has never recovered from the importation of automobiles from Asia and Europe.

B

The city did not diversify its employment structure when the importation of cars occurred.

C

The city did not have the necessary site features to compete with other technological cities in the South.

D

The city did not have the necessary situation features to compete with other technological cities in the South.

E

The climate did not allow for a diversified/skilled workforce and the population has migrated south as a result.