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    The eureka stockade… It is defined by many as the beginning of Australia. This historical event has influenced every person, in that it changed our country’s legal system for the better, into the democracy we know today. For this reason, a documentary needs to be made about the struggles and journey that these noble diggers went through, to improve the lives of everyone. The Gold rush that took place in Ballarat, Victoria brought with it much conflict. The Eureka stockade was a battle between the

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    The Eureka Stockade, the great triumph of our nation, the beginning of democracy. Was it really a triumph though? Can it be argued that it was instead a tragedy? From who’s point of view is it from? The diggers? The officers? The women? Perhaps people like Rede or Hotham. Most importantly though, now. From these views it adds up, it is neither and it both. When someone is to say ‘Eureka Stockade’ many will think of those that came to seek their fortune, the miners in other words. After the events

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    Good Morning Members of the discovery channel, today I will be conducting an argument of why The Eureka stockade, a key turning point in Australian Democracy should be transformed into a documentary for your discovery channel. I think this event is important for the Australian Public to learn about, due to the effects it has on modern society today. The Eureka Stockade is a battle between miners and authorities caused by a disagreement over what miners felt were unfair laws introduced by the

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    Introduction The eurequ What was the build up to the Eureka stockade? The eureka stockade was caused by a disagreement with the government and the miners. The government wanted you to hold a permit with you whilst you were mining, however this wasn’t the problem the problem was the permit costing around 1 pound annually (about 180 AUD) and 10 shillings monthly (about 15 AUD). With all of the mining community against it they formed a rebellion. The reasoning behind the government applying this

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    The eureka stockade is major event which took place on the 3rd of December 1854. Mining fees and corrupt police became the result of this event. Only 22 died but a total of 125 were arrested and 115 were charged with criminal convictions. The diggers were defeated but they help shaped the future of Australian laws around mining. The intention of this essay is to prove; How did the Triumph of the Eureka Stockade help Australian Ideals and Democracy? The Eureka stockade was a triumph for modern Australia

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    The Eureka Stockade was an important rebellious act by Ballarat miners and the birthplace of ideals for Australia. The motive of this essay it to argue that the Eureka Stockade was a triumph as it gave a sense of mateship and knowing that individuals can unite in support of a greater cause. Reasons to support the statement that the Eureka stockade was a triumph were: Australia developed a national character and realised that normal citizens can stand up to the government and change the way of the

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    ad revolution was at play before the Eureka Stockade, but the Eureka Stockade became a republican symbol because it contained the stirrings of a new sense of Australian Nationalism. The British government feared attempts to establish a republic in Australia. With the large population of miners, there were many individuals of different backgrounds, views and strengths which impacted the issues of republicanism and revolution. With the event of the Eureka, Stockade Britain sent troops and support to

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    Today I am here to present a pitch about the Eureka Stockade. With help from you financially, this documentary will be very successful and I feel that it is an important topic to cover as it was a significant stepping stone in Australians history. The Eureka Stockade was a rebellion by gold miners at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia (December 3rd 1854). This rebellion was very important for Australia becoming a nation as it resulted in one of the greatest victories for equality, fairness and it was

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    The Eureka Rebellion It could be argued that democratic reforms would have occurred without the Eureka rebellion but it provided a symbol, an ideal that continues to motivate protest groups today’. (Hirst 2010) The Eureka Stockade was the first recorded fight for democracy in Australia (9). On the 6th October 1854 James Bentley, the owner of the Eureka Hotel, kicked and clubbed a drunken miner to death after he had demanded a drink and a fight had broken out. Bentley was taken into custody by the

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    Peter Lalor led. He was willing to risk his life for 12,000 diggers. They burnt their licenses, didn’t follow governor Hotham’s rules and the result was the Eureka stockade. On the 3rd of December 1854 at dawn, Captain Thomas led the troopers into the Eureka stockade. Peter and the miners were not ready, it was a Sunday so they were not expecting the troopers. It was a battle they would all remember. Luckily Peter Lalor did not die but 22 of his fellow miners

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