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Discovering History (Upper Primary) Democracy: Democracy in Australia (Reading Level 29/F&P Level T)

By Cameron Macintosh, Carmel Reilly
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Democracy in Australia looks at the beginnings of the Australian democracy, the type of government and electoral systems put in place and the safeguards that exist to ensure that government is representative. Democracy in Australia also explores the future of democracy in Australia.

This book is classified as Reading Level 29 / Fountas and Pinnell Level T. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.

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Pearson Australia
Table of contents
  • What is Democracy?
  • From Colony to Nation
  • Journey to Federation
  • Government in Australia
  • Democracy in Action
  • Indigenous Australians
  • Women in Australia
  • Looking to the Future
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More
Features & benefits

Features include:

  • clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historical photographs
  • fact boxes providing extra information related to the text
  • a timeline of key events
  • a glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • an index.
Author biography
Written by a wide range of experienced children's authors specialising in history at primary level.
Target audience
Suitable for upper primary students.
Series overview
The Democracy topic covers the history of democracy: its conception, development and its spread across the world. The series looks at the role of the citizen in a democracy and explores the connections between citizens and their government. It also details the beginning of Australian democracy and describes the three levels of government in Australia: federal, state and territory, and local.