Life On The Goldfields

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Life On The Goldfields by Mind Map: Life On The Goldfields

1. Homes

1.1. Tents

1.2. Slab Huts

1.3. Wooden houses

1.4. Stone Houses

2. Clothing

2.1. Women's wear

2.1.1. Long Skirts

2.1.2. Long Sleeves

2.1.3. Boots

2.2. Men's wear

2.2.1. Sturdy leather boots for walking in dirt

2.2.2. Wide Hat

2.2.3. New node

2.2.4. Loose shirts and trousers to keep them cool on hot days

2.3. Children Wear

2.3.1. Boys

2.3.1.1. play Clothes

2.3.1.2. Long or short breeches

2.3.1.3. New node

2.3.2. Girls

2.3.2.1. Dresses

2.3.2.2. Sturdy boots

3. Sickness

3.1. Cholera

3.1.1. diarrhea, vomiting, cramps,

3.1.1.1. Caused by dirty water, and bacteria

3.2. scurvy

3.2.1. Spots on skin and prostration

3.2.1.1. Lack of vitamin C

3.3. Tetanus

3.3.1. Muscle cramps

3.3.1.1. Caused by rapid succession of stimuli.

3.4. typhoid

3.4.1. Fevers

3.4.1.1. Unhygienic germs, dirty food or contaminated water

4. Food

4.1. Dampers

4.2. Mutton

4.3. Bread made out of flour

4.4. Potatoes and Onion

4.5. Cabbage, Carrots

4.6. Rabbit stew

4.7. Beef jerky

4.8. Kangaroo meat

5. Entertainment

5.1. Miners

5.1.1. Listened to bands

5.1.2. Smoking

5.1.3. Reading

5.1.4. Playing sport

5.1.5. Hunting animals

5.1.6. Singing

5.1.7. Gambling

5.1.8. Watching at theatres/plays

5.1.9. Watching boxing

5.1.10. Dancing

5.2. Children

5.2.1. Watching Theatres

5.2.2. playing Sport

5.2.3. Reading

5.2.4. Dancing

6. Shopping

6.1. Small shops

6.1.1. Equipment for mining

6.1.2. Tea

6.1.3. Food

6.1.4. Smoking

6.1.5. Tabbaco

7. Interesting Facts

7.1. There was a lot of gold at the begging

7.2. Victorian Mp's charged the chinese

7.3. The Eureka Stockade made Australia one step closer in being a democratic country

7.4. There were many arguments between miners and Govereners.

7.5. Many shops were illegal

8. Life Of Children

8.1. Tasks

8.1.1. If children have 1 or more younger siblings, when free they would help supervise their younger brother or sister

8.1.2. Shopping

8.1.3. Fetching water

8.1.4. Cooking

8.1.5. Washing Clothes

8.1.6. Collecting firewood

8.1.7. Looking for gold at the diggings by fossicking

8.1.8. Caring for horses

8.2. Schooling

8.2.1. Since parents moved around a lot, children had to change schools pretty often.

8.2.2. Most often there was no schooling because it took a long time to establish a school in an area.

8.2.3. Children had troubles with learning how to read, write and to do arithmetic.

8.2.4. New node