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Topic 1 : Colonisation


Chapter: What is colonisation?

Chapter: Why colonise?

Chapter: Ancient colonisers: the great four

Chapter: Modern colonisers: the great four

Topic 2 : Australia before 1788


Chapter: The Dreaming

Chapter: The land: Spirit, clans and survival

Chapter: Indigenous law

Chapter: Indigenous art

Chapter: Sharing knowledge, conserving information and history

Chapter: Before the British: early visitors to Australia

Topic 3 : The arrival of the British


Chapter: The First Fleet: the process of colonisation

Chapter: Governor Phillip

Chapter: Owning the land of Australia

Chapter: Experiences: disease

Chapter: Experiences: massacres and frontier wars

Chapter: Experiences: dispossession

Topic 4 : Settlement: 1788-1850


Chapter: British-Aboriginal relations: 1788-1820

Chapter: Surviving: way of life for British settlers

Chapter: Expanding: moving inland

Chapter: Civilisation: the missionaries and Macquarie

Chapter: Managing the missions and segregation

Topic 5 : Fighting back


Chapter: Origins of resistance and revenge

Chapter: Pemulwuy of the Eora

Chapter: The Myall Creek massacre


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