WHY DID THE CHINESES TAKE GOLD OUT OF AUSTRALIA?
THE FIRST CHINESE SEEKING GOLD ARRIVED IN 1853 AND IN 1854 THERE WERE 2000 CHINESE IN VICTORIA.BY JUNE 1855 THAT NUMBER HAD GROWN TO 15 000.IN 1858 THE CHINESE POPULATION OF AUSRALIA REACHED THE PEAK OF 40 000, REPROSENTING 3.3 PERSENT OF THE TOTAL POPULATION.THIS NUMBER WAS NOT REACHED AGAIN UNTILL THE LATE 1980'S.
WHAT DID THE CHINESE PEOPLE DO DIFFERENTLY TO THE EUROPEANS IN THEIR EVERY DAY LIFE?
IN THE SPITE OF THIS THE CHINESE PEOPLE WOULD TARGET THE PREJUDICED AND RACIST ATITUDE AND OUTRIGHT PERSECUTION BY BOT EUROPEAN GOLD MINERS AND THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OF THE TIME. THE CHINESE PEOPLE WERE USILLY REGARDED AS PAGANS AND AN EFERIOR RACE, AND WERE OFTEN UNFAIRLY BLAIMED OF MAINY THINGS NOT OF THERE DOING.
What did the Chinese miners look like?
The dress and physical features and mannerisms of the Chinese imitatly set them apart from the other diggers.most Chinese men wore there hair in the form of a queue or pigtail which together with there distinctive cloths and the methods of travelling often drew derision from Europe
What Chinese miner method did they use?
The Chinese miners used different mining methods to the Europeans. They are said to have seldom tackled new ground, preferring to go over ground abandoned by the Europeans.
THE NUMBER OF CHINESE PEOPLE THAT CAME TO AUSTRALIA IN THE 1800 GOLD RUSH IS OPEN TO SPECULATION.IT IS BELIVED THAT ABOUT 7000 CHINESE WORKED IN THE ARALUEN GOLD FIELDS IN SOUTHERN NEW SOUTH WALES.AUSTRALIAN FIRST BECAME MULTICULTURAL DURING THE GOLD RUSH PERIOD WITH MASS INTERNATIONAL IMAGRATIONS TO AUSTRALIA.NEWS OF THE AUSTRALIAN GOLD RUSH REACHED CHINA AND THOUSANDS OF CHINESES SET OUT FOR THE NEW GOLD MOUNTAINS.AS A CULTURE THEY STOOD OUT ON THE GOLD FEILD UNLIKE THE MAJORITY OF THE MINERS WHO REGARDLESS OF THEIR COUNTRY OF ORIGEN ADOPED THE UNIFORM DRESS AND MANNER OF THE GOLD DIGGER