Eureka Stockade

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Eureka Stockade

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(Historical Terms) a violent incident in Ballarat, Australia, in 1854 between gold miners and the military, as a result of which the miners won their democratic rights in the state parliament
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The Eureka rebellion happened because miners were demanding greater autonomy, and ultimately, the right to vote.
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