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Essay from the year 2003 in the subject History - Australia, Oceania, grade: HD-, James Cook University (James Cook University), course: Effective Writing, language: English, abstract: In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, explorers from several European nations discovered various parts of Australia, but initially no nation put forward concrete proposals for either the use or the settlement of the land. Dutch explorers first discovered Australia in 1606, but they considered it as being of no economic value to their mother country. British explorers were more fortunate when, in 1768, Lieutenant James Cook, the appointed Commander of His Majesty's ship Endeavour, discovered the more inhabitable east coast of Australia. In 1770, the British government claimed the eastern half of Australia for the British realm and King George III named it New South Wales. At this time, no plans were put forward for the settlement of British people in Australia, or for any other use of the land - it became just another part of the Empire. However, in the years following Captain Cook's discovery, the idea of the newly found land in the far distance began to attract the British government, including the possible use of Australia for convict deportation. Eventually, the first settlement was a penal one and this is now generally considered to be the main reason for settlement, but the analysis of other factors such as non-convict settlers, economic exploitation of the land, empire building, and the use for strategic military purposes, suggests that convict deportation might have been initially just a convenient solution for a social problem: the disposal of the growing number of convicts that were crowded in hulks along the River Thames. Subsequent naval explorations came to suggest substantial benefits for safeguarding British interests: advantages in the competition for trade with Asia and, most importantly, the strengthening of the British Empire.
We're All Australians Now follows the tradition of A & R children's classics such as MULGA'S BILL BICYCLE and CLICK GO THE SHEARS, A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson's poem is illustrated by the award-winning Mark Wilson.
In 1915, Australia's much-loved bush poet Banjo Paterson wrote, as an open letter to the troops, a poem he titles 'We're All Australians Now'.
In this beautifully illustrated picture book, award-winning illustrator Mark Wilson evokes the spirit of Paterson's words in memory of those who fought in World War One.
Australia is a large island in the South Pacific Ocean. It's neighbours are the thousands of islands of Oceania.
Southern Cooking Recipes Old Southern Recipes, Deep South Dishes, Southern Favorites (Southern Food Cookbook 1) Best of the long-awaited secret cuisines right from the kitchen of Virginia Caldwell. The timeless southern recipes contained in this book have come to be the soul food cherished by individuals who value good food and have over the years brought happiness and joy to the tables of many families. Known for her popular spice lovin' dishes, Virginia Caldwell who has contributed to lots of southern recipe cookbooks and blogs over the years has finally decided to let in some of you on the secrets to making some of the best home-style south dishes from her kitchen. This Southern food cookbook contains various home cooking recipes including simple appetizers, classic southern main entrees, side dishes, soups and a host of delicious desserts. The treasure trove of timeless recipes contained in this cookbook will continue to be the bond that holds many families together for generations to come. Savor the taste of crunchy biscuits, homemade spicy soups and sauce, tangy pies, country-fried chicken, vegan salads and lots more. This book has been crafted as the perfect "good ole days" reminder of what a healthy southern meal tastes like. It contains numerous classic food recipes detailed with step-by-step preparation methods that ensure your end result isn't far from the desired outcome. Put on your apron. Grab your skillet. Let's get to work."
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