Life on the Gold Fields

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Life on the Gold Fields by Mind Map: Life on the Gold Fields

1. Life of children

1.1. Education

1.1.1. Home teaching

1.1.1.1. Miners were unable to teach their children

1.1.1.1.1. Didn't speak english

1.1.1.1.2. Had no education

1.1.1.1.3. had no time

1.2. Schooling

1.2.1. When there was no school nearby

1.2.1.1. Did household chores

1.2.1.2. Looked for gold

1.2.1.2.1. Panned

1.2.1.2.2. Puddled

1.2.1.2.3. cradled

1.2.2. When there was a school nearby

1.2.2.1. Didn't do much work

1.2.2.2. Teachers had

1.2.2.2.1. No experience

1.2.2.2.2. Were as young as 14

1.2.2.2.3. Couldent keep classroom in control

1.2.2.3. Miners often couldent send their children there

2. Entertainment

2.1. Music

2.1.1. Some played with own instrument

2.2. Story telling

2.3. Smoking

2.4. Nightly ritual of firing off weapons

3. Diesease

3.1. Adults

3.1.1. Influenza

3.1.2. pneumonia

3.2. Children

3.2.1. Scarlet fever

3.2.2. diphtheria

4. Clothes

4.1. Miners wore

4.1.1. White shirts

4.1.2. Straw hats

4.1.3. Frock coats

4.1.4. Gloves

4.1.5. Rain protection equipment

5. Homes

5.1. Rough construction

5.2. No form of heating

5.3. Mattresses stuffed with leaves

5.4. Tents

5.5. Bark huts

5.6. Bark roofs

5.7. Some were stone buildings

6. Food

6.1. Damper

6.2. Salted/Fresh meat

6.3. Tea

6.4. Luxury foods

6.4.1. Bacon

6.4.2. Ham

6.5. Steak

6.6. Chops

6.7. Mutton stew

6.8. Beef jerky

6.8.1. Plain

6.8.2. Salted