AP World History 3.3 Industrialization and Global Integration, c. 1750 to c. 1900

AP World History 3.3 Industrialization and Global Integration, c. 1750 to c. 1900. Australia was colonized by the British for...what?

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to gold the Brits had their eye on West Africa or as they like to call it, the gold [Gold bricks spinning]

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coast.. oh yeah maybe their PR person should work on changing it and though

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the British Empire kept the silver standard for most of its reign that is

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until the gold standard was over it's also not our answer at least it's used to [gold, bronze and silver standard on a podium]

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second and we can rule out ivory considering we know the majority of

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ivory comes from an elephant and while Australia is the host to a variety of wild

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animals and whatever the heck this thing is it's a bit low on elephants [An elephant resting it's trunk]

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that leaves us with D space..no, no not that kind of space, space as in land as in

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room to send their convicts that's right the jails in Britain; a comparably tiny

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islands were getting pretty crowded by the 18 to 19th century they wanted [Olden prison building]

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Australia as a penal colony and whatever

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Britain wants Britain gets when you think about it though it's not a bad

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idea what criminal in their right mind would want to be sent here [Criminal in prison and spider appears]