LINK:National Film and Sound Archive – Not BTN
This video was about how back in the olden days how people believed that if you were caught life would be better but another person wanted to set an example so he gave a long enslavement to the guards and one man dies while being punished
Some people wanted to get caught as the thought they would have more pay. In prison there used to be hospitals. Some people say the Governor was exceeding his\her power by making a long sentence for prisoners
Why didn’t Cubs say that he was sick?
What did the media do about it?
They help convicts settle in Australia they work on low money when they finish there jail time the get farm land
LINK: The encounter
This video was about a girl wandering through the forest when she spots a cow but she doesn’t know it’s a cow she thinks it is an alien then she sees some British people near were she lives so she goes to tell her Nan.
Aboriginals live in camp and they don’t know what a cow is, back then they called the British, ghost people or boat people as they came on a boat also the believe smoke keeps mosquitoes away.
Why did she put out the fire? What did she think when she looked at the cow?
The British banged the drum to get attention
LINK: BTN First Fleet
This video was about the First Fleet coming to Australia, the first fleet had lots of boats to carry supplies and people. They came to NSW so the prisoners could serve there punishments
In the 17 hundredths stealing could lead to death England had very strict rules. Some of the boats that went on the the 1st fleet were 1. Alexandra 2. Friendship 3.Charlotte 4.Lady Penbryn 5.Prince Of Wales on most of the boats there were around about 17 kids and lots of other prisoners on the boat trip most of the passengers wouldn’t not make and around 20 don’t make it.
1.How did the first fleet find it’s way to New South Wales? 2. what did they do when the got to New South Wales?
Back in the 1700th life was very though for low earning people because they don’t have the essentials like food and clothing if someone found out that they were stealing they would go to jail.