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Matching Articles"Representative Government" (Total 8)
Civil governors represented the authority of the crown in Newfoundland and Labrador and upheld the colony's Constitution.
Decline of Naval Government
Newfoundland and Labrador experienced tremendous social and economic changes during the late-18th and early-19th centuries.
Electoral Districts and the Vote
Citizens on the island of Newfoundland won the right to vote and run for political office in 1832, when Britain granted the colony representative government.
The events surrounding the Lundrigan-Butler affair, perhaps the most celeberated legal case in Newfoundland and Labrador history, where two fisherman were publically whipped for outstanding debts to a local merchant.
Reform Era, 1815-1832
The period between 1815 and 1832 represents a watershed in the history of government and politics in Newfoundland.
The reform movement gained momentum during the early-19th century, a time of tremendous social, economic, and political change in the colony.
Religion and Politics, 1832-1855
Religion played an influential role in Newfoundland politics during the period of representative government.
Representative Government, 1832-1855
This article is about the Representative Government system in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1832-1855.
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