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This text was about the first fleet from England to Australia and why it came here. I now understand that the English rules were super strict. I also understand that heaps of prisoners were sent on the first fleet and around 17 of them were children. My last understanding is that Captain Cook’s flag that he planted was on the 26th of January that is when Australia day is now. Did you know that the jails were so full they had to send the prisoners to different countries. Another fact is before the European settlers came to Australia, Aboriginals had been living there for tens of thousands of years. But what was the most major crime in England?

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