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Ned Kelly

  1. 1. NED KELLY BY: NATALIE
  2. 2. <ul><li>Edward “Ned” Kelly (January 1854-November 1880) is thought to be an Australian hero by some people and others think he was a murderous criminal. </li></ul>Who was Ned Kelly?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Red Kelly was Ned Kelly’s father </li></ul><ul><li>Ned Kelly was born in Beveridge, Victoria, 1854 </li></ul><ul><li>At school Ned risked his life to save another boy from drowning </li></ul><ul><li>Ned’s father died when he was only 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Ned was the oldest son in the family </li></ul><ul><li>Ned Kelly when he was 15 </li></ul>Early Life
  4. 4. <ul><li>When Ned was only 14 years old he was arrested for assaulting a Chinese pig farmer. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1870, Ned was arrested again for assaulting a hawker. </li></ul><ul><li>The courthouse where </li></ul><ul><li>Ned was sentenced to </li></ul><ul><li>jail. </li></ul>THE CRIMES
  5. 5. <ul><li>At the time, Ned’s mother married a Californian, George King (He was not a king). </li></ul><ul><li>The Fitzpatrick Incident took place on the 15 th April 1878(Ned was 24 at the time). </li></ul><ul><li>Fitzpatrick claimed that Ned shot him in the wrist. </li></ul><ul><li>Other Kelly members claim that Fitzpatrick tried to molest Ned’s younger sister Kate. </li></ul>THE FITZPATRICK INCIDENT
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Kelly Gang arrived in Jerilderie on the 8 th February 1879 </li></ul><ul><li>The Kelly Gang robbed a bank there </li></ul><ul><li>They also broke into a police station </li></ul><ul><li>The bank The Kelly Gang robbed. </li></ul>JERILDERIE
  7. 7. <ul><li>Some months after arriving in Jerilderie Ned and Joe wrote the Jerilderie Letter. </li></ul><ul><li>The Jerilderie Letter is a document of around 8,300 words. </li></ul><ul><li>The Jerilderie Letter took a lot of pages, it took 56 pages all together. </li></ul><ul><li>A page from The Jerilderie Letter </li></ul>THE JERILDERIE LETTER
  8. 8. <ul><li>Pictures from: </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com.au/imghp?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&tab=wi&q </li></ul><ul><li>Information from: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page </li></ul><ul><li>Ned Kelly’s Jerilderie Letter (book) </li></ul>Bibliography

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