How Exactly Did Australia Become a Penal Colony?

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Providing a brief history of Australia is hardly possible, especially when you consider the nation’s long and fraught history with Britain. Australia started as a penal colony – a place for lawbreakers to reside outside the confines of England’s general population. Britain believed getting rid of responsible parties would end crime altogether, so it sent them across the ocean to the largest island in existence.

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