Timeline created by Josia=)
In History
  • Enclosure Acts Began in Britian

    Enclosure Acts Began in Britian
    Enclosure acts is a mutual agreement of landowners that began during the 16th century. During the 18th century, a separate Act of Enclosure was required for each village that wished to enclose its land.
  • America said No to any more convicts

    America said No to any more convicts
    Britain Sent Thousands of Its Convicts to America, Not Just Australia. In other words Australia was founded by a bunch of criminals.
  • Captain Author Phillip

    Captain Author Phillip
    He was chosen to lead the fist fleet... As the first governor of New South Wales, He successfully created a permanent community. Despite his hate toward the native Aborigines ,as he failed to establish peace between the settlers and the natives. He returned to England because he wasn't very healthy...
  • Two more fleets arrived.

    Two more fleets arrived.
    The second fleet had 6 ships, Surprise, Neptune, Scarborough and Justinian...
  • First free convicts arrived

    First free convicts arrived
  • Steam powered machine was invented

    Steam powered machine was invented
    Industrial revolution began
    It took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban.
  • Rising Population

    Rising Population
    The rising population of population caused more poverty so people had to steal to live, which means more convicts.
  • Growth in population

    Growth in population
    Growth in population meant more people that came were in poverty, so they had to steal to live which made a lot more convicts.
  • Governor Lachlan Macquarie Arrived

    Governor Lachlan Macquarie Arrived
    He was born on January 31, 1761 Scotland—died July 1, 1824, London, England, an early governor of NSW, who made better for opportunities for freed convicts and made a balance of power with the large landowners and sheep farmers.
  • Western Australia

    Western Australia
    Western Australia was established at Perth by Captain James Stirling. He was born on 1791 and died on 1865, He was a naval officer and colonial governor, born at Drumpellier. He had 5 siblings (which in my case is 5 too much), he has a wife (Anne) and a daughter.
  • Eureka stockade!

    Eureka stockade!
    It was fought between miners and the colonial forces of Australia on 3 December 1854 at Eureka Lead. The Eureka Stockade was caused by a disagreement over the gold miners felt were unfair laws and policing of their work by government. ... They swore to fight together against police and military.
  • Secret Ballot

    Secret Ballot
  • Federation

    Australia became an independent nation when the British Parliament allowed the six Australian colonies to govern in their own right as part of the Commonwealth of Australia.