British Columbia  - Periods - First Contact

Party Politics & War (1900-1918)
As the new century began political powers became central to BC politics and the First World War brought additional change disruption and development.
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Party Politics take Root

Political parties became relevant in British Columbia around 1904. Prior to this time, the province was largely dominated by
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Anti-Asian Riots

The Anti-Asian Riots in British Columbia in 1907 were a series of violent and racially motivated incidents that took place in the
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Hells Gate Landslide

The 1914 Hell's Gate landslide in British Columbia, Canada was a catastrophic event that occurred on April 14, 1914. The landslide,
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Komagata Maru

The Komagata Maru incident was a historical event that took place in 1914, where a ship named the Komagata Maru carrying 376
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Grand Trunk Prince Rupert 

The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (GTP) was a historical Canadian transcontinental railway that ran from Winnipeg to Prince Rupert
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Prohibition Imposed

Prohibition in British Columbia was a period of time from 1917 to 1921 when the sale and manufacture of alcohol were banned in the
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Women Get the Vote 

The women in British Columbia were granted the right to vote in 1917 due to increasing pressure from the suffrage movement and
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