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Colony for prisoners

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Colony for prisoners

  1. 1. HOW WAS THE BRITISHEMPIRE USED TO DEALWITH TROUBLEMAKERS?
  2. 2. ACTIVITYList 3 petty crimes on yourwhiteboardsWhat punishments would you gettoday?
  3. 3. WHY DID THE GOVERNMENT USETHIS SYSTEM? Remove the criminals from Britain Protect people or society Workers needed in Australia and other colonies
  4. 4. WHAT TYPE OF CRIMINALS WERETRANSPORTED? Petty crimes – like stealing cheese Political criminals: their beliefs had landedthem in trouble Also serious criminals They were usually very poor and noteducated.
  5. 5. TREATMENT OF CRIMINALS Many died on the way to Australia.Very horrible conditions. Sold to people and they had to workvery hard Many were beaten..
  6. 6. TREATMENT OF CRIMINALS Many died on the way to Australia.Very horrible conditions. Sold to people and they had to workvery hard Many were beaten..

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