Asia part 4
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Asia part 4
What peninsula became independent in 1957-58?
the Malaya Peninsula
who was Bereney controlled by?
what 2 areas are on the island of Barneyo?
Sabah and Sarawak
why did an indonesian man want the land on Barneyo?
because of the oil on the island
Britain said that Singapore could be independent if they did what?
if they joined up with an already successful country
When Singapore joined the the other Malaysian countries they became the what?
the federation of Malaya
when did Singapore gain independence?
What was the divesity problem with the federation of Malaya?
half Chinese and half Malaysians with a few Indonesian
Why were the Chinese in the federation of Malaya upset?
because they didn't want the Malaysians to be leaders over them
When does Singapore leave the federation of Malaya?
When Singapore and Malaysia seperated what did they do for each other?
they signed a treaty
what did the treaty that Singapore and Malaysia protect Singapore from?
where does Singapore get a lot of its resources from?
what are some evidences that Singapore has a lot of brain power?
#1 in biotechnology
big with the stockmarket
What geographical feature is New Zealand right on top of?
a major plate boundary
because New Zealand is right on top of a plate boundary what do they have a lot of? (3)
how many people live in New Zealand?
4 1/2 million
What are the tribal people of New Zealand called?
What is characteristic of Maoria?
how much of Australia is desert?
what kind of weather does Australia have?
is Australia mostly flat or mostly mountainous?
How much of Australia is outback?
What US states are the outback comparable to?
what do they raise in the outback?
how big can the ranches get in the outback?
How do you get around a ranch in the outback?
where is there a little bit of forest in Australia?
along the dividing range
cape york peninsula
how much of the land in Australia is good for agriculture?
6% for wheat and corn
where do they raise sheep in Australia?
what is the name for a wild dog in Australia?
what is the Northern Hemisphere also called?
the land hemisphere
Why is Alice Springs even on the map?
cause it's close to Aryes Rock
What is the size of Australia comparable to?
how far can the railroad track go in Australia without a curve?
From where to wear does the railroad track in Australia go without a curve?
from Perth to Adelaide
what are the tribal people of Australia called?
What countries didn't keep log books on their ships when they explored?
the Portugese and the Dutch
Why didn't some crews take long books when they explored?
because if they got captured the other people would know of their explorations
what Dutch man must have touched on Australia? and why?
we know this because he names Tasmania after himself
What did the Dutch call Australia?
when was there a solar eclipse in Tahiti in the Southern Hemisphere?
How many were in the crew that went down to observe the solar eclipse?
When were the crew of 6 going to observe the solar eclipse allowed to open the letter they were given?
after the solar eclipse
Who did they send to take the group of scientists down to Tahiti?
What kind of ship did the British not want for the science trip to Tahiti?
a clippar ship
What kind of ship did Captain Cook have?
a coal barge
what features of a coal barge made it perfect for the British exploration job?
it had a flat bottom
plenty of space for provisions
What did the letter Captain Cook opened after the eclipse have to say?
that they were to zigzag along the southern Hemisphere until they found Australius Incognitius
What land did Captain Cook hit first on his mission to find Australius Incognitus?
What people group lived on New Zealand and why were they a threat to the British?
the were canibles
How did the British determine that New Zealand was the size of the British Isles?
they circumnavigated them
What area of Australia did the British hit when they first found it?
just south of Sydney
What was the area like just south of Sydney when the British found it?
it was lush with mountains and lots of vegitation
What large geographical feature did Captain Cook hit when he went North around Australia?
the Great Barrier Reef
what straights did Captain Cook pass as he went over the top of Australia?
the Torez straights
Where did Captain Cook stop to rest before he made his way back to Great Britain?
the capital of Indonesia
who was the kind of England when Captain Cook discovered Australia?
King George III
Who did they get to fund the ship to take the people to Australia?
some wealthy people willing to invest
Who did they take to Australia to set up a settlement and occupy the land?
prisoners and prostitutes
how many people does Australia have?
What did they call the first settlement on Australia?
the sailors became prison guards while the prisoners and prostitutes became what?
What are the roots of some of the wealthiest families in Australia?
sailors from the first settlement to Australia
Who decided to try and take on the range and the outback?
the prisoners and prostitutes
What are most Australians if you trace back their roots?
immegrants from the gold rush
When was the gold rush in Australia?
1860's to the 1870's
Who was a missionary to Adelaide during the gold rush in Australia?
Bishop William Taylor
What were the first 3 Australian cities to be created?
Adelaide, Sydney, and Melbourne
Where did the camels in Australia come from?
Who do Australians like to compare themselves to?
What couple examples show the toughness of Australians?
they play Australian rules football
can drink a ton
What sport is soccer, football, and rugby combined?
Australian rules football
What is the cap on beers at an athletic even in Australia?
What are Australia's common exports?
cattle and sheep
beef and wool
What are the 3 top beef producers in the world?
Where are there a lot of natural resources in Australia?
between Perth and Darwin
whch arichitect from Chicago IL developed the plan for Canberra?
Sydney was cosmopolitan while Melbourne was?
What was Australia's strict immegration policy?
only whites could come to Australia
why did Australia have a really strict immegration policy?
they were scared of the Japanese
When did Australia have to losen up their immegration policy?
What was Australia's attempt to eradicate the Aborigenes?
they brought in American cowboys and payed them to shoot them down like rabbits
How many trips did Captain Cook take to the Pacific?
Where did Captain Cook die?
What was another name for the Hawaiian islands?
the Sandwhich islands
What kind of governmental system does Australia have?
a federal system
what is the acronym for the culture and economis connection of Australia and New Zealand?