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A Short History Of Australia

Auhtor: Ernest Scott

Language: english

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Review by Beth Cholette, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Short History Of Australia':

Bibliographical notes: p. 422-430.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Short History Of Australia':


... in fact there was no positive need for expansion at this period. There was ample room for the convicts and free settlers at Sydney. The reports of ...
... who would be likely to give trouble. Consequently it was desirable to find a place along the coast where an establishment might be formed for the ...
... on the southern coast of Australia. That Western Australia was not abandoned after the collapse of the first mistaken endeavour was due principally ...
... shot dead by a bushranger in the grounds of his own house in New South Wales. The depredations and capture of the Kelly Gang in Victoria (1880) made ...
... till it had been shown that there was so large a field for it in Australia. Wakefield did not arouse interest in his Principle in order to show ...
... Sir Alexander Hore-Ruffiven (Lord Gowrie). 1945 The Duke of Gloucester. 1947 Sir William McKell. 1953 Sir William Slim. PREMIERS OF NEW SOUTH ...
... A SHORT HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA CHAPTER XIX. GOLD Strzelecki finds gold among the mountains-W. B. Clarke's prognostications-Gold found ...
... Burke and Wills were fruitless to save them because the gallant pair were dead before their rescuers started but they themselves did notable pieces ...
... time when responsible government was conferred upon the Australian colonies it had not been adopted anywhere within the British Empire. It was brought ...
... people in remote places to receive news and other services just as rapidly as those in closely settled areas and towns. Not only can people listen ...
... the powers which they chose to surrender, to define them in strict terms, and to retain the remainder in their own hands. They would be the granters ...
... in their foot.' After much dispute the King of Spain and the King of Portugal each married the other's sister, 'whereat this matter waxed cold.' The ...
... as 'tests,' driven through the House of Representatives, though the casting vote of the Speaker was the only nail on which the fate of the Government ...
... Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash was an engineer by profession, a graduate of the University of Melbourne in the three faculties of arts, laws, and ...
... Guinea and the Solomons, and to the south-west upon the eastern borders of India the German armies were at Stalingrad and in the Caucasus, and the ...
... who could not understand how an Empire could continue to be an Empire unless all its parts were controlled by a central authority. But they did not ...
... Social Security Act (1944). These measures have been very important in raising the standard of living of the community as a whole. The amount spent ...
... Coasting round the south of the island, Tasman planted the flag of Prince Frederick Henry, the Standtholder of the Netherlands, as a symbol ...
... attribute to so great a man as Pitt the vision of a far-seeing Imperial statesmanship in the deciding of this issue but in truth there is no evidence ...
... 'has not perhaps its equal in the annals of maritime history,' and that the man himself had won an honourable place in the list of those whose ...