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D - SS - Unit 5
History of Australia - Population & Resources
|What is the major industry in the Outback?
|Which state has the most precious metals?
|Where does Australia send many resources?
|In the late 1700's, who did Great Britain send to Australia?
|What happened to force Great Britain to stop sending criminals to Georgia?
|American War of Independence
|What happened in the mid-19th century that led thousands of immigrants to go to South Australia?
|What religion did the Europeans spread in Australia upon arrival?
|What language did the Europeans spread in Australia upon arrival?
|Who are Australia’s main export trading partners?
|China, Japan, South Korea & US
|Who are Australia’s main import trading partners?
|China, US, Japan, Singapore, Germany & South Korea
|Why are Australia's main trading partners China, Japan, South Korea, and other Asian countries?
|because of Australia’s location in the southeast Pacific Ocean
|What is one of Australia's largest natural resources?
|Where are 2 other important natural resources?
|iron ore & gold
|What does Australia do with the coal it produces?
|it provides electricity for its citizens and sells the rest to other countries
|What do farmers in the outback raise?
|Why do farmers raise sheep?
|to produce wool to export
|What state has the largest concentration of people in Australia?
|New South Wales
|Where do the people that visit Australia most often live?
|Where do the most people live in Australia?
|along the eastern and southeastern coastline
|Why do people in Australia live along the coast?
|there is better weather, fresh water, fertile land, and natural resources
|Why do many Australians live in large coastal towns?
|to have access to large industries and international businesses