Why did they start they start the Swan river Colony?
The Swan River Colony was a British Colony and was established because France wanted to take over the place where the Swan Colony was being made. The only way the British Empire could save their land was to start the Swan River Colony.
When did WA become a colony?
WA became a colony on the 11th Of November 1889.
Swan River Timeline
(1829) The colony for Western Australia established at Perth by captain James Stirling. Swan river was declared for Britain.
(1832) Captain Sir James Stirling elected the first governor and commander of Western Australia.
(1877) Telegraph from Albany to Perth completed.
(1887) A cyclone struck the pearling fleet at Ninety Mile Beach and caused 140 kills.
(1895) Kings Park opened
(1897) Fremantle Harbour opened
(1901) Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria gathered together to form the Commonwealth of Australia.
(1912) Cyclone crossed the coast west of Balla Balla, which claimed 150 lives.
(1939-1945) World War II began
If we find an alien planet or a new country with people living on it, we shouldn't disturb it because it might cause Wars or fights. We should put other people's rights higher than ours because of the way we treated them in the past.