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1st August 1832 - 23 March 1949
Colony (from 7 September 1907, a Dominion) of the United
North Eastern North America
Incorporated into Canada
- Newfoundland consisted of the island of Newfoundland and
the mainland area of Labrador.
- In 1832, Newfoundland received a colonial
assembly, and in 1854 the colony was granted responsible government.
- On 7th September 1907, the colony of Newfoundland became a
Dominion of the United Kingdom.
- On 23rd March 1949, the Dominion of Newfoundland joined
become the Province of Newfoundland.
- In 1964 the province's
was unofficially changed to Newfoundland & Labrador; this
became official in 2001.
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