Life on the Goldfields

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Life on the Goldfields by Mind Map: Life on the Goldfields

1. Schooling

1.1. some schools on goldfields

1.1.1. usually no schools

1.2. used slabes as paper

1.3. no homework

2. Children

2.1. Chores

2.1.1. getting firewood

2.1.2. gathering water

2.1.3. washing clothes

2.1.4. minding younger children and livestock

2.2. always move around

3. Entertainment

3.1. Campfires

3.1.1. tell stories

3.1.2. tea

3.1.3. pipes

3.1.4. smoking

3.2. Dancing

3.2.1. was affordable for anyone

3.2.2. large concert halls

3.2.3. relax

3.3. Music

3.3.1. miners would bring instrumenrs

3.3.2. entertainers and musicians would come

4. Clothing

4.1. Women

4.1.1. bonnet

4.1.2. large dresses

4.2. Girls

4.2.1. like mother

4.2.2. tight waist long skirts

4.3. Man

4.3.1. suits

4.3.2. large top hat

4.4. Boy

4.4.1. like father

4.4.2. cap

4.4.3. shirt

4.5. Miners

4.5.1. leather boots trousers and belts

4.5.2. a hat to keep sun away

5. Food

5.1. Meat

5.1.1. always salted

5.1.2. mutton

5.1.3. beef jerky

5.1.4. wildlife

5.2. tea

5.3. Vegetables

5.3.1. rare

5.3.2. must tradewith chinese

5.4. damper

6. Sickness

6.1. food

6.1.1. not enough nutrients

6.1.2. germs

6.1.3. excessive drinking

6.2. no medicinal facilities

6.3. colds

7. Homes

7.1. Chinese

7.1.1. joss houses

7.1.2. like temples

7.2. furniture for easier living

7.3. usually made of wood

7.4. if staying long brick houses

8. Shopping

8.1. very far away

8.2. made prices very expensive

8.3. usually has anything you need

8.4. Butchers

8.4.1. meat hang outside 

8.4.1.1. many flies

8.4.2. gave salted meat

9. Other

9.1. the larger a man's hat the more rich

9.2. shopkeepers deliberately increased prices

9.3. trading posts for food were set up on the goldfields

9.4. miners relied on chinese for vegetables