Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Effect of the colonization of Australia

In 1778, Captain James Cook, in search of a new colony discovered what is now modern day Queensland, Australia and claimed it for king and country. Initiating Britain to settle a far outpost for the empire and a dumping ground for prisoners after losing to the newly formed United States. The settling of Australia and the reasons that pertained to it reflect the imperialist attitudes of Britain wanting to expand to add land and power. The colonization changed a nomadic place to what is now Australia. In this podcast, we analyze the effects at a migrational, environmental and demographic aspect. This episode was written and produced by Mariano Alanis, Natasha Sevilla and Shyam Patel.


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