BtN – Eureka Stockade

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3900125.htm

Watch the video above and answer the quality comment.

1. When is the anniversary for the Eureka Stockade?
2. Where was the Eureka Stockade? Locate using Google Maps.
3. What is the Eureka Stockade? Explain what happened.
4. What happens at Sovereign Hill?
5. What was mined in Ballarat Victoria in the 1850s?
a. Copper
b. Diamonds
c. Gold
6. Describe what life was like for the miners.
7. What did the miners call themselves?
8. What happened to the miners if they didn’t hold a license?
9. How has the Eureka Stockade contributed to democracy in Australia?
10. What does the Eureka flag look like and what does it symbolise?

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  1. Dear Miss Galtieri

    When is the anniversary for the Eureka Stockade?
    The anniversary was on the 3rd of December

    2. Where was the Eureka Stockade? Locate using Google Maps.
    The Eureka Stockade took place in Ballarat Victoria

    3. What is the Eureka Stockade? Explain what happened.
    The Eureka Stockade was the rebellion of the miners against the authority.

    4. What happens at Sovereign Hill?
    Students act like children from 1850s and have play like they did.

    5. What was mined in Ballarat Victoria in the 1850s?
    Gold was found in Ballarat Victoria in 1850s.

    6. Describe what life was like for the miners.
    Life was difficult because many men that came couldn’t afford much food.

    7. What did the miners call themselves?
    The miners called them selfs diggers.

    8. What happened to the miners if they didn’t hold a license?
    The miners would be tied up until they paid to get out.

    9. How has the Eureka Stockade contributed to democracy in Australia?
    In result of the Eureka Stockade all Australian men would have the right to vote.

    10. What does the Eureka flag look like and what does it symbolise?
    The Eureka flag is starting point of the Australian flag and it represents people wanting a fair Australia.

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