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Causes of the Eureka Stockade

A causes wheel explaining the reasons behind and results of the Eureka Stockade.

Geoffrey Meade

on 17 May 2011

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Transcript of Causes of the Eureka Stockade

EUREKA STOCKADE JAMES SCOBIE GOLD DIGGER LICENSES POLICE ABUSING RIGHTS JUST FED UP NO EVIDENCE OF TAXES BEING USED PROPERLY NO ALUVIAL GOLD James Scobie, a popular miner who was murderd started an outburst in gold mining after police didnt didnt do anything about it, starting a Eureka rebellion. Gold diggers sick of having to pull out there license, being trated harshly by the police, fed up with the laws of mining. Police taking advantage of the rights on the gold field, corruppting the law. Taxes were collected on the gold field for mining and being from another country. The police took the taxes, but had no evidence of the money being sent or taken care of. Licences were made to make money from the miners, but just got the miners fed up and angry. Not many miners had one so there was no point in having them. Aluvial Gold was the first of gold collected from the gold rush, but was the reason to increased poverty. END
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