C-NOTES AUSTRALIA'S HISTORY

Australia's history

1. EUROPEAN EXPLORATION

A.first Europeans to sail to Australia's were the dutch (neither lands) in 1606 but they didn't settle there.

B. the dutch made one landing were attacked by aborigines and then abandoned further exploration

C-Notes

2. EUROPEAN EXPLORATION CONTINUED

C. in 1770 captain James cook sailed around Australia cooked named the area New South Wales .

D..SHE IGNORED THE ABORIGINES LIVING THERE AND CLAIMED THE LAND FOR ENGLAND SAILORS ALSO MAPPED THE COAST OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA AND TASMANIA.

3. prisoners as colonists

A. the america revolution forced the British to stop sending prisoners to Georgia great Britain had to start looking for another place to send its prisoners.....

B. Australia seemed like good a choice no of escaping no colonies around it and very few indigenous people lived there