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Australian Penal Colonies

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Published on Apr 22, 2019

Colonial America had been a destination for Britain's criminals for a while, but the American War of independence in 1776, forced Britain to think of new places to export its convicts, to protect British society.

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Sources:


Colonialism: An International, Social, Cultural, and Political Encyclopedia, Volume 1- By Melvin Eugene Page, Penny M. Sonnenburg

A Global History of Convicts and Penal Colonies
by Clare Anderson

A-Z Of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land Paperback
by Simon Barnard

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