Colonization Australia

Timeline created by Elijah T
In History
  • Ditch (Netherlands)

    The dutch made one landing were attacked by aborigines and than abandoned further exploration
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    first voyage

    including dutch east indies Australia new Zealand
  • captain james cook sailed around australia

    captain james cook sailed around australia
    James Cook named the area new south wales
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    british

    1787-British ships called the "first fleet"left England with convicts to establish a prison colony. 1788-British prisoners settled in Australia.
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    new south wales

    in 1788 to 1832:new south waves was officially a penal (prion) colony consisting mainly of convicts marines (guards), and the marines families