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Key Figures in Australian Federation Fact Sheets

PDF | 6 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

A set of six fact sheets to use in the classroom for investigating key figures in Australian Federation.

Use this Australian History teaching resource in the classroom when learning about influential figures in Australian Federation. The fact sheets include information on the following people:

  • Major-General Lachlan Macquarie
  • Sir Henry Parkes
  • Sir Edmund Barton
  • Alfred Deakin
  • Vida Goldstein
  • Mary Lee.

These can be used as independent fact sheets, or in conjunction with the Famous Australian Federators – Venn Diagram.


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James Ge · May 17th, 2021

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Hi James, glad you like it!

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