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First Japanese-American takes command of US Pacific fleet - The Japan Daily Press

First Japanese-American takes command of US Pacific fleet - The Japan Daily Press | Australian Contact History | Scoop.it
The Japan Daily Press
First Japanese-American takes command of US Pacific fleet
The Japan Daily Press
The U.S. Navy appointed its new admiral Wednesday to take command of its Pacific Fleet.
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The U.S. Navy appointed its new admiral Wednesday to take command of its Pacific Fleet. Harry Harris, Jr., replacing Admiral Cecil Haney, is the first Japanese-American commissioned for the post

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Year 4 First Fleet & Convicts in Australia

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For the first few decades of life in Australia, most of the inhabitants were either convicts, or the troops who had brought them here.

Via Maree Whiteley
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Convicts arrived in Australia in 1788, on the First Fleet.

Many convicts were sentenced to deportation for minor crimes as life became very tough in Great Britain.

Convicts formed a large percentage of the Australian population for the first few decades of settlement.

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lucas hodge's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:59 PM

This is all about the convicts that inhabited Australia and did hard larbour for example build farms, houses and roads etc

Cassidy Graham's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:02 PM

convicts arrived in australia in 1788, on the first fleet,this article tells you about the first fleet and what happened to onvicts.

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

Some key points about the First Fleet.