Episode 93 - Eureka! Part 1: The Death of James Scobie

Esplicito Episode 93 - Eureka! Part 1: The Death of James Scobie

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In the 1850s, gold was struck to the west of Port Phillip, VIC, near a town called Ballarat. Before long, the goldfields were full of immigrants and Australians alike, each seeking their fortune.

However, where there is gold, there is government. The Victorian government, on behalf of the British, was quick to impose a license and fee on the diggers, seeking to make as much money as they could from the fields.

But, over time, the government got greedy. The price went from half a pound per ... Maggiori informazioni

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