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Federation of Australia. /

by World Book, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: World Book's documenting history. Publisher: Chicago : World Book, ©2011Description: 64 pages; illustrations (some color); 26 cm.ISBN: 9780716615040; 0716615045; 9780716614982; 0716614987.Subject(s): Australia -- History -- Juvenile literature | Australia -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature | Australia -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 994
Contents:
Arrival in Australia -- Free settlers -- Aborigines and European settlers -- The gold rush -- The Eureka Stockade -- New South Wales and Tasmania -- Victoria and South Australia -- Queensland and Western Australia -- Linking the colonies -- The crisis of the 1890's -- Australian nationalism -- The federal idea -- The Federal Council -- Sir Henry Parkes -- The 1890 Conference -- What form of federation? -- The First Federal Convention -- The people's conventions -- New Zealand stays out -- The Second Federal Convention -- The referendums -- The United Kingdom approves -- The birth of a nation -- The first national elections -- The new parliament -- Sir Edmund Barton -- Voting rights for women -- A new capital.
Summary: "A history of the settlement and founding of Australia, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.
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Children &Young Adults Section 994 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-62) and index.

Arrival in Australia -- Free settlers -- Aborigines and European settlers -- The gold rush -- The Eureka Stockade -- New South Wales and Tasmania -- Victoria and South Australia -- Queensland and Western Australia -- Linking the colonies -- The crisis of the 1890's -- Australian nationalism -- The federal idea -- The Federal Council -- Sir Henry Parkes -- The 1890 Conference -- What form of federation? -- The First Federal Convention -- The people's conventions -- New Zealand stays out -- The Second Federal Convention -- The referendums -- The United Kingdom approves -- The birth of a nation -- The first national elections -- The new parliament -- Sir Edmund Barton -- Voting rights for women -- A new capital.

"A history of the settlement and founding of Australia, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.

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