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Matching Articles"Responsible Government" (Total 16)
Committed to Responsible Government
A portrait of the life of Albert Boyle Butt (1904-1989), organizer, politician and ardent supporter of responsible government.
The Newfoundland Royal Commission, 1933 (The Amulree Commission)
Fearing negative impacts on stock markets, Canada and Britain agreed to help Newfoundland meet debt payments pending the report of a royal commission of inquiry.
Amulree Report Project - Introduction
This article discusses how the heritage website obtained a PDF copy of the 1933 report as well as a link to the report itself.
Becoming a Province
This article is about Newfoundland entering confederation and becoming a province within Canada and the public's reaction.
British Policy and Newfoundland, 1942-1946
About the termination of the Commission of Government after World War II, and what government should replace it.
Impacts of the Collapse of Responsible Government
Replacing responsible government with the Commission of Government had consequences for Newfoundland and Labrador society, economy and politics.
Collapse of Responsible Government, 1929-1934
In 1933 the Newfoundland legislature voted itself temporarily out of existence, ending 79 years of responsible government.
Newfoundland and Canada: 1864-1949
Whether Newfoundland and Labrador should remain independant or join the federation of Canada, was an issue from 1864 to 1949.
The Denominational Compromise
After 1832, two political parties emerged. The Conservative party and the Liberal or Reform party.
Statistics : The Confederation Debate
Denominational Percentages (Percentage of Roman Catholic and Protestant politicians) during the Confederation Debate.
Citizens' Meeting, April 04, 1932: Civil Unrest
Citizens' Meeting reports about civil unrest. published articles in the Daily News and the Evening Telegram, April 5, 1932.
The 1948 Referendums
About the 1948 referendums, the choice between the Responsible Government League and the Economic Union Party, and the ultimate results of the vote.
Responsible Government, 1855-1933
This article is about the Responsible government system that was in place in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1855 to 1933.
Riot of April 5, 1932: Civil Unrest
Newspaper articles about the riot of April 5, 1932, one form the Daily News, and one from the Telegram.
Shift Towards Responsible Government
A look at the shift in Newfoundland politics towards responsible government during the second half of the 19th century.
Religious and Economic Influence on Education
Public education in Newfoundland and Labrador, since its beginnings in the early 19th century, has largely been shaped by religion and the economy.
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