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  Joseph Cook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Joseph Cook, GCMG, (7 December 1860 – 30 July 1947), Australian politician and sixth Prime Minister of Australia, was born in Silverdale, a small mining town near Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, England.
Cook agreed to become Hughes's deputy in the new Nationalist Party, and became Minister for the Navy in Hughes's government.
Cook was part of the Australian delegation at the Paris Peace Conference where he defended the White Australia Policy and supported Australia's annexation of German New Guinea.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Joseph Cook
Sir Joseph Cook (7 December 1860 – 30 July 1947), Australian politician and sixth Prime Minister of Australia, was born in Silverdale, a small mining town near Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, England.
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies KT AK CH QC FRS, (20 December 1894 –; 14 May 1978), Australian politician, was the twelfth and longest-serving Prime Minister of Australia, serving a total of eighteen and a half years in office from 1939 to 1941 and from 1949 to 1966.
The cook ministry was the tenth australian commonwealth ministry, and ran from 14 june 1913 to 17 september 1914....
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Sir Joseph Cook
Sir Joseph Cook (December 7, 1860 - July 30, 1947), Australia n politician and sixth Prime Minister of Australia, was born in Silverdale, a small mining town near Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, England.
Cook was Treasurer (finance minister) 1920 - 21, and was knighted in 1920.
Sir Joseph Banks (February 13, 1743 - June 19, 1820) was the British naturalist and botanist on Cook 's first great voyage (1768 - 1771).
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 Captain James Cook
Cook`s experience amongst the folk of Staithes fishing community was to be a vital and direct influence in shaping his career.
Cook had very vivid memories of near disaster while sailing through unknown waters and his choice of ships was accepted by the Admiralty who were very conscious of the magnitude of the undertaking.
Cook was high in praise of her as she was faster and better able to claw off a lee shore than his own ship.
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 Australia's Prime Ministers - Meet a PM - Cook - After   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Cook resigned from parliament in 1921 to become Australia’s High Commissioner in London and was an Australian delegate to the League of Nations in the 1920s.
Joseph Cook served as High Commissioner from 11 November 1921 until 10 May 1927, during the governments of WM Hughes and SM Bruce.
Cook attended the Genoa Economic Conference in 1922 and assisted SM Bruce at the Imperial conferences in London in 1923 and 1927.
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 Sir Joseph Banks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Sir Joseph Banks (February 13, 1743 - June 19, 1820) was theBritish naturalist and botanist on Cook 's first great voyage (1768 - 1771) and some 75 species bear Banks' name.
Born in London to a wealthy family, Joseph Banks acquired a passion for botany whileat Oxford University in the early 1760s ; it was an exciting time for the field.
He was promptly elected to the Royal Society and, as a rising youngfigure in his field, was appointed to a joint Royal Navy /Royal Societyscientific expedition to the south Pacific Ocean on the HMS Endeavour, 1768- 1771.
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 Newcastle Borough Council - Sir Joseph Cook 1860 - 1947
Joseph Cook was born on 7 December 1860, in Silverdale, Staffordshire, England.
Joseph Cook was Prime Minister from 24 June 1913 to 17 September 1914.Born: 7 December 1860 at Silverdale, Staffordshire, England.
Cook quit Labour after the party's next annual conference in March 1894, which established the Caucus solidarity principle, according to which members of the parliamentary Labour Party are pledged to support in parliament decisions taken by party meeting in Caucus.
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 Sir Joseph Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Cook settled in Lithgow and worked inthe coal mines, becoming General-Secretary of the Western Miners Association in 1887.
In 1894, however, Cook refused to accept the Labor Party's decision to make all memberssign a "pledge" to be bound by decisions of the Parliamentary Labor Party (Caucus}.
When Reid retired from the party leadership in 1908, Cook agreed to merge the Free Traders with AlfredDeakin 's Protectionists, and became deputy leader of the new Commonwealth Liberal Party.
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 Joseph Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Sir Joseph Cook (December 7 1860 - July 30 1947) Australian politician and sixth Prime Minister of Australia was born in Silverdale a small town near Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire England.
Cook settled in Lithgow and worked in coal mines becoming General-Secretary of the Western Association in 1887.
Cook served as Defence Minister in Deakin's 1909 - 10 ministry then succeded Deakin as Liberal when the government was defeated by Labor the 1910 elections.
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 Scottish Placenames - Canberra, Australia
Sir Edward was revered by former WW2 prisoners of war, both as a medical doctor on the notorious Burma-Thailand railway and for his work among veterans in the post-war years.
Sir William was Governor of Queensland between 1909 and 1914 and the first Chancellor of the University of Queensland.
Sir Isaac was born in Melbourne, the son of a Jewish tailor from Britain whose ancestry was Polish-Jewish.
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 Australia's Prime Ministers - Meet a PM - Cook - Mary Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
When she married Joseph Cook in 1885, Mary Turner was 22 years old and had been a schoolteacher for eight years.
Few records exist to indicate Mary Cook’s public roles — as wife of a deputy leader of the Opposition (1907—09), of Defence Minister (1909—10), of the deputy to an ailing Alfred Deakin (1910—13), as prime ministerial wife (1913—14), nor as wife of the Leader of the Opposition (1914—17).
When Joseph Cook became Navy Minister in WM Hughes’ government in 1917, the Cooks’ children were aged between 20 and 11 years.
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 Joseph Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
When Reid retired from the party leadership in 1908, Cook agreed to merge the Free Traders with Alfred Deakin 's Protectionists, and became deputy leader of the new Liberal Party.
Cook served as Defence Minister in Deakin's 1909 - 10 ministry, then succeded Deakin as Liberal leader when the government was defeated by Labor in the 1910 elections.
He had by this time become completely philosophically opposed to socialism, and he was an effective critic of Andrew Fisher 's Labor government.
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 Definition of Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph Banks (February 13, 1743 - June 19, 1820) was the British naturalist and botanist on Cook's first great voyage (1768-1771) and some 75 species bear Banks' name.
Born in London to a wealthy family, Joseph Banks was at Eton with Constantine John Phipps.
This was the first of James Cook's voyages of discovery into that region.
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 Cook, Sir Joseph - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
COOK, SIR JOSEPH [Cook, Sir Joseph] 1860-1947, Australian statesman, b.
A leader of the Free Trade party, he served as prime minister (1913-14) and later as minister of the navy (1917-21) and high commissioner to London (1921-27).
He was Australian representative at the Paris Peace Conference and a delegate (1922-26) to the League of Nations.
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 Tattoos.Com Ezine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Cook, who was little known outside naval circles, was a man of working-class origins who had risen through the ranks by making a reputation for himself as an outstanding navigator and cartographer.
Cook was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and charged with two missions.
When Joseph Banks heard of the proposed voyage he was on fire with enthusiasm and energetically promoted himself for the position of naturalist.
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 The Life and Works of Sir Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph Banks was born in 1743, and was educated at Harrow, Eton and Christ Church, Oxford.
Cook was able to explore and chart extensively.
The icelanders appealed to Sir Joseph, and he arranged for ships to be released to trade again.
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 Bellrock.org.uk : Misc : Sir Joseph Banks and Mutiny on the Bounty
He was interested and involved in Cook's later voyages, despite his disappointing withdrawal from the second voyage.
Accompanying Cook were botanists Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander who collected many new species at Botany Bay including four which would later be included in a new genus, Banksia, named in honour of Joseph Banks' contribution to botany.
It was Joseph Banks who proposed that William Bligh should command two voyages for the transportation of breadfruit and other plants - included the ill-fated voyage on the Bounty, which ended in the famous mutiny of April 1789.
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 National Archives of Australia - Publications - Fact Sheet 72 - Joseph Cook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Joseph Cook entered the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as one of the first Labor members in the election of 1891.
Cook represented Australia at the Imperial War Conference (1918) and Versailles Peace Conference (1919) and acted as Prime Minister for five months in 1921.
Joseph Cook returned to Australia in 1927 at the conclusion of his term as High Commissioner.
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 Joseph cook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts news | Brutal truth of Cook's final minutes
Cook died on a beach in Hawaii on February 14 1779, stabbed in the neck by an islander, in a skirmish which destroyed the previously excellent and profitable relations between the Hawaiians and the British sailors.
The painting, and three other watercolours also on display, was made in about 1784, but by the time it was engraved and published, only a few years later, the artist was dead and the engraving was altered to match the official version of the story.
Cook is known to have carried it on the voyages and he gave it to his friend Sir George Jackson, after whom he named Port Jackson, modern Sydney Harbour.
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 Banks (Joseph)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
He was interested and involved in Cook's later voyages, despite his disappointing withdrawal from the seond voyage.
He had connections with Sir George Macartney's embassy to China (1792-1794), and with George Vancouver's epic voyage to the north-west coast of America (1791-1795).
David Nelson was sent on Cook's third voyage and Archibald Menzies was sent on Vancouver's voyage.
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 Joseph Cook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 1894, however, Cook refused to accept the Labor Party's decision to make all members sign a "pledge" to be bound by decisions of the Parliamentary Labor Party (Caucus}.
He returned to Sydney and lived quietly until his death in 1947.
This page was last modified 01:50, 8 Jul 2004.
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 CCSU - The Aftermath of Endeavour by Richard P. Aulie
Apparently this was the 3rd Earl of Orford in whose mansion the meeting took place; it is described in a number of sources.
Cook's pay, from minutes of the Royal Society of London meeting of 19 May 1768; Beaglehole, 1974, op cit., p 131, 290.
The ever-rising costs and a possible decrease in income from his estate brought on by the colonial war and the political turmoil in France might have been among the reasons why Banks abandoned the project.
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 Joseph Cook ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
With their extraordinary bloom, sparkle and sedimentation, the graphites blur the distinction between drawing and painting and involve themselves in the ongoing dialogue between painting and photography.
Cook is a naturalist, artist and author of The Cook Forest, An Island in Time.
Formanowski, who completed Honours in a Bachelor of Visual Arts degree at James Cook University last year, said her latest exhibition was an extension on previous works, and had been tailored to the space at Cairns Regional Gallery.
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 Parliamentary Handbook: Elections: Electoral divisions
Cook (NSW) Captain James Cook, British explorer who was the first to discover the East Coast of Australia in 1770.
Denison (Tas.) Sir William Thomas Denison, Lt Governor of Tasmania 1847—55 and Governor of New South Wales 1855—61.
Reid (NSW) Sir George Reid, one of the founders of the Constitution, Premier of New South Wales 1894—99 and Prime Minister 1904—05.
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 CCSU - Samuel Johnson, James Boswell and James Cook
I told him that while I was with the Captain, I catched the enthusiasm of curiosity and adventure, and felt a strong inclination to go with him on his next voyage.
I said I was certain that a great part of what we are told by the travellers to the South Sea must be conjecture, because they had not enough of the language of those countries to understand so much as they have related.
He was struck by the elegance of his behaviour, and accounted for it thus: 'Sir, he had passed his time, while in England, only in the best company; so that all that he had acquired of our manners was genteel.
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 Banks, Joseph Sir, 1743-1820
CARTER, Harold Burnell His Majesty's Spanish Flock; Sir Joseph Banks and the Merinos of George III of England, by H. Carter.
Joseph Banks in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1766; his diary, manuscripts, and collections.
The life of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal society, with some notices of his friends and contemporaries, by Edward Smith, with a photogravure frontispiece and sixteen other illustrations.
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 Auckland City Libraries: Special feature: Captain James Cook
Captain James Cook was the first European to explore and map the coastline of New Zealand extensively.
Accounts of each voyage were published both by Cook and others on the expeditions.
Drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq.
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