Australia is a ___________, a ____________ and an ______________ all at the same                   time.
Australia is a country, a continent and an       island all at the same time.
Captain _________________ is given creditfor the discovery of Australia. He claimed it            for the British in 1770.
Captain James Cook
_______% of the population lives along thesouthern and eastern coasts in cities such asAdelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Bri...
85%
Native Australians, or ____________migrated to the continent from Asia around             40,000 years ago!
Aborigines
Australia’s government is a         _______________.
Constitutional Monarchy• They have a parliament and aprime minister; however, QueenElizabeth II is the Head of State.
Because of it’s poor soil, agriculture is not a    large industry in Australia. Herdinglivestock is much more important. I...
Wool
The arid, dry, desert like interior of Australia      is more commonly referred to as          “_____________________”
The Outback
From 1909-1969, over 100,00 children ofmixed race were taken from their home andplaced in the care of white families. Thes...
The Stolen Generations
The name Australia comes from the Latin word Australis meaning ____________.
“of the south” or southern
A hot issue in Australia, the fight to protectwhales has become very public, especially in the tv show, Whale Wars. Whalin...
Southern Ocean
One of the primary reasons forBritish colonization of Australia was   to establish a ______________.
Penal Colony
Over 365,000 immigrated to Australia    in 1851 due to ____________.
The discovery of gold orthe Australian gold rush
Australia has 6 states and 2 territories.             Name them:
New South Wales       Queensland     South Australia        Tasmania         Victoria   Western Australia   Northern Terri...
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  1. 1. Australia is a ___________, a ____________ and an ______________ all at the same time.
  2. 2. Australia is a country, a continent and an island all at the same time.
  3. 3. Captain _________________ is given creditfor the discovery of Australia. He claimed it for the British in 1770.
  4. 4. Captain James Cook
  5. 5. _______% of the population lives along thesouthern and eastern coasts in cities such asAdelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
  6. 6. 85%
  7. 7. Native Australians, or ____________migrated to the continent from Asia around 40,000 years ago!
  8. 8. Aborigines
  9. 9. Australia’s government is a _______________.
  10. 10. Constitutional Monarchy• They have a parliament and aprime minister; however, QueenElizabeth II is the Head of State.
  11. 11. Because of it’s poor soil, agriculture is not a large industry in Australia. Herdinglivestock is much more important. In fact,sheep ranching makes Australia the world’s leading producer of _____________.
  12. 12. Wool
  13. 13. The arid, dry, desert like interior of Australia is more commonly referred to as “_____________________”
  14. 14. The Outback
  15. 15. From 1909-1969, over 100,00 children ofmixed race were taken from their home andplaced in the care of white families. These children are commonly referred to as __________________________.
  16. 16. The Stolen Generations
  17. 17. The name Australia comes from the Latin word Australis meaning ____________.
  18. 18. “of the south” or southern
  19. 19. A hot issue in Australia, the fight to protectwhales has become very public, especially in the tv show, Whale Wars. Whaling occurs off the coast of Australia in the ____________.
  20. 20. Southern Ocean
  21. 21. One of the primary reasons forBritish colonization of Australia was to establish a ______________.
  22. 22. Penal Colony
  23. 23. Over 365,000 immigrated to Australia in 1851 due to ____________.
  24. 24. The discovery of gold orthe Australian gold rush
  25. 25. Australia has 6 states and 2 territories. Name them:
  26. 26. New South Wales Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia Northern TerritoryAustralia Capital Territory
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