Settler colonialism in Australia

In this lesson, we will learn about what British colonialism looked like in Australia. We will look at the ways in which British settlers expanded their power in Australia and how Aboriginal people experienced, resisted and responded to British settlement in Australia.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was the title given to the top governor of India, appointed by the queen?

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Q2.Why were British officials in India encouraged not to marry Indian women?

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Q3.Who was allowed to judge criminal cases involving white British people in the countryside?

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Q4.How many people are estimated to have died in famines in India in the last 25 years of the nineteenth century?

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Q5.Which one of the following is true?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was the title given to the top governor of India, appointed by the queen?

1/5

Q2.Why were British officials in India encouraged not to marry Indian women?

2/5

Q3.Who was allowed to judge criminal cases involving white British people in the countryside?

3/5

Q4.How many people are estimated to have died in famines in India in the last 25 years of the nineteenth century?

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Q5.Which one of the following is true?

5/5

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Settler colonialism in Australia

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Q1.For many years, Australia was a penal colony for Britain. This meant that many of the very first settlers were ...

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Q2.British settlers in Australia used violence and the army to take land from Aboriginal people. These conflicts are known as ...

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Q3.Which of the following encouraged hundreds of thousands more free settlers to move to Australia in the 1850s?

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Q4.How did many settlers justify taking land from Aboriginal people?

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Q5.By the end of the nineteenth century, many Aboriginal people were forced to live in and not allowed to leave ...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Settler colonialism in Australia

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.For many years, Australia was a penal colony for Britain. This meant that many of the very first settlers were ...

1/5

Q2.British settlers in Australia used violence and the army to take land from Aboriginal people. These conflicts are known as ...

2/5

Q3.Which of the following encouraged hundreds of thousands more free settlers to move to Australia in the 1850s?

3/5

Q4.How did many settlers justify taking land from Aboriginal people?

4/5

Q5.By the end of the nineteenth century, many Aboriginal people were forced to live in and not allowed to leave ...

5/5

Lesson summary: Settler colonialism in Australia

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