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The Colonial Building Riots

This week, Newfoundlanders go to the polls in another provincial election. If you watch the news, have social media or just talk to people, there’s always something going on that makes people angry with whoever is in charge. Sometimes it’s justified, sometimes it’s not. Back in 1932, people had had enough and a demonstration turned into a riot that threatened the life of the Prime Minister.

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Sources

Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Vice.com article by Drew Brown
Rowe, Frederick William. A History of Newfoundland and Labrador. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1980. Print.



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