Discovering democracy: democratic struggles

TLF ID L9519

Interact with a slideshow of images and text to explore the influence of the Chartist movement in Britain on the miners' struggles at the Ballarat goldfields, and the development of democratic ideas in Australia.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Presents an examination of the influence of the people's movement in Britain, called the Chartist movement.
  • Presents the importance of the Eureka movement in the development of citizens' rights in Australia.
  • Presents the links between activities in civics and citizenship in Britain and those in Australia.
  • Provides a related student task.
Year level

6; 7; 8

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Kay Bishop
  • Organization: Kay Bishop
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Chronicle/Alamy
  • Organization: Chronicle/Alamy
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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