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Case Study 2: Living in the Bristish empire - Australia
If you have looked at the first case study in this gallery, you will have seen sources that give a British view of life in the British empire. In this case study you will examine a range of sources that look at life in Australia under British rule. Study each of the sources carefully and look for ways in which they support or contradict the views given in the first case study.
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Create your own Online Exhibition about 'Living in the British empire', using the sources and worksheet provided.
The Background will help with an introduction to Australia as part of the British empire.
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1. Notice on grain shortages, 1814   2. Letter from missionaries in Australia, 1838   3. Aborigines Protection Society letter, 1846   4. Official note on convicts, 1849
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5. Poster on migrating to Australia, 1840s   6. Government notice on gold mining, 1851   7. Cartoon on convict transportation, 1864   8. Gift from Adelaide to Queen Victoria, 1897
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9. Poster called ‘Advance Australia’, 1901          
             
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