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Eureka Stockade

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on 11 April 2013

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What is Democracy Democracy has 2 meanings one is a state governed in any way.
A system of government all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. What was the eureka stockade? What were the causes of the Eureka stockade The Eureka Stockade That the Eureka flag looks like this The Eureka stockade took place in Ballart, Victoria the Eureka stockade were the early years of the gold rush in 1849 but it actually started in 1848 but they were called the 49er's because that was when everyone started coming mining for gold.

On December 1, the miners began to construct a wooden barricade, a rather flimsy stockade from which they planned to make their stand against further licence arrests or other unreasonable displays of authority. The causes of the Eureka stockade were that the miners license was 30 shillings per month and the could only claim a certain amount of land to mine for gold and if you tryed to mine without a license well there were troopers everywhere any the were always checking for licenses then later irish immigrant Peter Lalor was elected to lead the rebellion, which caused the huge battle, now known as the Battle of the Eureka Stockade, on December 3 1854. Bibliography Did you know??? Well if you didn't this is what the Eureka flag looks like it's
blue with a white cross and 4 stars on each end and one in the middle This flag represents that the downtrodden in Australia could fight for there rights Information about the
Eureka stockade Early in the morning on Sunday, 3 December 1854, 276 police and the military and several civilians stormed the stockade. No one know's which team fired first, but ultimately 22 diggers and 5 troopers died in the battle that came after they the 22 diggers and 5 trooper's pasted. When and Where did it happen? The Eureka stocvkade happened on the
1st of December 1854. It was near
ballarat in Victoria but it actually took
place in Bakery hill. Who was involved in the Eureka stockade? Peter Lalor was involved, also about 10000 diggers were actually in the area at the time and 276 police and military personnel guarding the actual Eureka stockade. But only 500 diggers were barricaded in the Eureka stockade at the time. Peter Lalor Peter lalor was born on the 5th of february 1827 The parish of Raheen, Queen's County, Ireland.But sadly Peter Lalor pasted of to heaven on February 9, 1889 in Richmond which is 4 days after hir birthday. His sibling was James Fintann Lalor http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/lalor-peter-3980 How democratic was the society on the goldfields The democratic society on the goldfields was bad because barely anyone got there say because they didn't pay there monthly fee which was 10 pounds and they only got payed 1 pound a day so 10 was pretty rich. What was the result of the eureka stockade The result of the Eureka stockade was the despit of failure from 22 diggers and 5 troopers dieing it suprisenly gained the attention of the government so they agreed that they would put the price of the miners license down but it was annual but then there were fewer troopers on the fields so there were more fights for the gold so then the eureka stockade ran out of gold By Bronte Nilo

A.K.A The Chicken
Girl http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_were_the_causes_of_the_Eureka_stockade
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