A 16-slide teaching presentation about the events leading up to and including the Eureka Stockade and the positive and negative impacts it had on Australian politics and people.
This teaching resource is a PowerPoint presentation designed to teach students about the infamous Eureka Stockade. Students will consider the causes of tension between colonial governments and Australian gold miners and will examine events and decisions that followed the Eureka Stockade.
This resource is included in Teach Starter’s Australian Gold Rush unit.
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Australian Gold Rush Unit Plan
This Australian Gold Rush unit investigates the historical discovery of Australia’s Gold Rush period, from the mid-to-late 1800s. Ideas include the discovery of gold, mining lifestyle, wealth and success, social consequences, and how these shaped the Australia we live in today.
Australian Curriculum alignment
The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony
The reasons people migrated to Australia and the experiences and contributions of a particular migrant group within a colony
The impact of a significant development or event on an Australian colony
The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples) and how the environment changed
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