Matching Articles"Reform Movement" (Total 4)

  • The process through which Newfoundland acquired a local legislature in 1832 has long been misunderstood.
  • Today, Canadian citizens aged 18 and older have the right to vote in federal, provincial, and municipal elections. This is known as universal suffrage.
  • 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.