The Gold Rushes Series - Pack

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The Gold Rushes bring colonial history to life by presenting different perspectives on the people and places of the Australian gold rushes.

Availability: Out of Stock Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9992101201121 Publisher: Macmillan Categories: Australian CurriculumHistoryHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)History
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The Gold Rushes bring colonial history to life by presenting different perspectives on the people and places of the Australian gold rushes.

Features

  • 'Gold News' Special Information Boxes
  • Journeys Written in Diary Form
  • Goldfields and Journey Maps
  • Profiles of Bushrangers
  • Different Methods of Finding Gold

Book Titles

  • The Discovery of Gold
  • Everyday Life in the Goldfields
  • Gold Rush Journeys
  • Riots, Robberies and Rebellions

The Discovery of Gold

Contents

  • The gold rushes
  • The discovery of gold
  • Australia in the mid-1800s
  • The first gold discoveries
  • Finding surface gold
  • Finding gold underground
  • Goldfields in Australia:
    • New South Wales
    • Victoria
    • Queensland
    • Western Australia
    • Northern Territory
    • Tasmania
    • South Australia
  • Life on the goldifelds
  • People on the goldfields
  • Australia changed forever
  • Goldmining in Australia
  • Glossary
  • Index


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Everyday Life on the Goldfields

Contents

  • The gold rushes
  • Life on the goldfields
  • Travelling to the goldfields
  • Finding shelter
  • Goldfields food
  • Goldfields clothing
  • Keeping clean
  • Shops and shopping
  • Selling gold
  • Communication
  • Health
  • Schools
  • Entertainment
  • Australia changed forever
  • Glossary
  • Index


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Gold Rush Journeys

Contents

  • The gold rushes
  • Gold rush journeys
  • Travelling to the goldfields
  • People on the goldfields
  • Ways of travelling:
    • Journey one: Sydney to Bathurst by coach
    • Brisbane to Cooktown by steamer
    • Robe to Bendigo on foot
    • Southern Cross to Coolgardie by camel train
  • Australia changed forever
  • Glossary
  • Index


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Riots, Robberies and Rebellions

Contents

  • The gold rushes
  • Crime on the goldfields
  • Law and order on the goldfields
  • The Eureka Stockade
  • The Lambing Flat riots
  • Bushranging
  • Notorious bushrangers
  • Australia changed forever
  • Glossary
  • Index


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The Gold Rushes Pack

Pack Items

  • The Discovery of Gold
  • Everyday Life in the Goldfields
  • Gold Rush Journeys
  • Riots, Robberies and Rebellions

 

ISBN 9992101201121
Publisher Macmillan
Product Type Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 5, Year 6,
Author(s) Ann Parry

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