Matching Articles"Representative Government" (Total 10)

  • The process through which Newfoundland acquired a local legislature in 1832 has long been misunderstood.
  • The platforms of William Carson and Patrick Morris, two of the most important leaders of the reform movement in Newfoundland
  • Civil governors represented the authority of the crown in Newfoundland and Labrador and upheld the colony's Constitution.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador experienced tremendous social and economic changes during the late-18th and early-19th centuries.
  • 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.
  • 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 played an influential role in Newfoundland politics during the period of representative government.
  • This article is about the Representative Government system in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1832-1855.

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