History of Australia and the Pacific

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In History
  • 60,000 BCE

    The settlement of aboriginal people in Australia

    The settlement of aboriginal people in Australia
    The south east Asia to Australia.
  • 1,900 BCE

    Samoan independence

    Samoan independence
    Most Pacific islands won independence peacefully in the second half of the 1900s.
  • 1,800 BCE

    James Cook's arrival in Australia and New Zealand

    James Cook's arrival in Australia and New Zealand
    British settlers began to arrive in New Zealand in the early 1800s.
  • 1,800 BCE

    British settlement of Australia

     British settlement of Australia
    The British settlement of Australia increased rapidly in the 1800s.
  • AD 1

    The voyages of the Polynesians

    The voyages of the Polynesians
    Polynesians often went on long -distance ocean trips.
  • Treaty of Waitangi

    Treaty of Waitangi
    The Treaty of Waitangi was signed in the grounds of James Busby’s house in Waitangi, in the Bay of Islands.
  • Gold discovered in Australia

    Gold discovered in Australia
    In 1851,they found gold in Australia and