Australia s history

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Abel Tasman, James Cook, Bob Hawke, Dampier, colonies, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Australia s history
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AUSTRALIA S HISTORY Australia is a country of contrasts. It is as big as the USA without Alaska, but has only 17,1 millions inhabitants. The first humans, who already came 40.000 years ago, were the aboriginal inhabitants from Asia. But its written history began only 200 years ago with the beginning of the colonisation of the continent through the Europeans in the seventeenth century. In 1606 a Dutch ship docked on the west coast and further Dutchs followed. Abel Tasman was the discoverer in 1642. The Dutch named the continent New Holland, but they didn t occupey it. In 1688 the first Brighton Willioam Dampier arrived at the Northwest coast. 1768 captain James Cook from the British marine sighted the east coast of the coninent, mapped it out and finally he arrived in Botany Bay. He took ...

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