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What are stockades?

  A stockade is an enclosure of palisades and tall walls made of logs placed side by side vertically with the tops sharpened to provide some security.
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What was the Eureka Stockade?

The Eureka Stockade occurred in Ballarat, Victoria, during the early years of the Australian goldrush. In the event, the gold miners rebelled against the miner's licence, whic (MORE)

What was the purpose of stockade?

    A stockade was like a fort and served the same purpose. It consisted of wooden poles nailed together surrounding a village. A stockade is temporary while a fort is (MORE)

What is the meaning of stockade?

  A stockade is...   # an enclosure or barrier of upright stakes, sometimes connected by wires, ropes or horizontal beams, often used as a fence around animals e.g. c (MORE)

Who was in the Eureka stockade?

Australian troopers were fighting against the gold miners in the  Eureka Stockade. These miners were from a range of countries,  including Australia, Ireland, Germany, Ameri (MORE)