Australia was scattered by Aborigines (the natives). Than in 1770, James Cook claimed part of Australia for Great Britain.
Missionary Groups Arrive in 1814
Britain colonized Australia with convicted criminals. To solve this problem they established a penal colony. This was place where convicts went to serve their sentences.
The Dominion of Australia
In the early 1800's an Australia settler experienced with sheep and found that sheep produced high-quality wool. Australia's biggest business than became the raising and exporting of wool.
First Ruler and Status to Natives
Missionary groups arrived in Australia in 1814 to convert Maori to Christianity.
During the 1850's Australia became self-governing and created Parliament forms of government. In 1901, the Australian colonies were united under federal constitution as the common wealth of Australia.
Australia's first ruler was Prince George of Wales. Natives and Non-Europeans were excluded form democracy and prosperity. Disease brought by Europeans killed Aborigines and Maoris.