Rebellion in Australia

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History Today
Vol. 13, no. 10 (October 1963), p. 685-690

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Early in December 1854, a group of miners, led by a hot-headed Irish rebel, defied the forces of the Australian Government. For many Australians, this gallant but hopeless gesture still symbolizes democracy's unending struggle to preserve the freedom of the common man