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Let’s watch a video to quickly cover history related to Australia:

Australia has SO much more history to delve in, and I’m sorry to not cover it in more depth. If you have a historical event that occurred in Australia that you’d like to be covered, leave a comment!

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This text was adapted (with permission) from:

  • Western Civilization: A Concise History – Volumes 1-3
    by Dr. Christopher Brooks
  • World History Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500
    by Eugene Berger, Ph.D, George L. Israel, Ph.D., Charlotte Miller, Ph.D., Brian Parkinson, Ph.D., Andrew Reeves, Ph.D, and Nadejda Williams, Ph.D.
    CC BY-SA
  • Modern World History
    by Dan Allosso, Bemidji State University and Tom Williford, Southwest Minnesota State University

I’ve taken excerpts from the above-mentioned resources and heavily edited and added to them for my intended audience. While I’ve received permission to use/adapt these books, none of the above endorses Guest Hollow or my use of their materials.

Information was also taken from Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License and other resources (listed in the individual page credits).

This online book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Beowulf the Fox Terrier dog and the Greek & Latin roots graphic © Jennifer Guest

4 thoughts on “Australia

  1. My son says that you could add information about the spider seasons, gun laws, and major ship wrecks, and myths or ledgends that come from the area.

    1. Please thank him for the great suggestions! I’m definitely going to have to look up spider seasons! 😉

  2. video doesn’t work

    1. Thank you so much for leaving a comment! The video seems to be working now. If it’s still not working for you, you may want to try another browser. 🙂

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