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The history of Rhode Island includes the history of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations .... In the years after the Revolution, Rhode Island merchants controlled between 60 and 90 percent of the American trade in African slaves. In the 18th ...

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Rhode Island officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the .... He and others founded Providence Plantation as a free proprietary colony. ... In recent years, the presence of the word plantation in the state's name became a sufficiently contested issue that the General Assembly voted on June ...

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Find out more about the history of Rhode Island, including videos, interesting ... The official state holiday is observed each year on the second Monday of August.

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When was the colony of Rhode Island founded? The Rhode Island Colony ... Year Founded: 1636 by Roger Williams and others, at Providence. Fact 2, Cities.

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Providence and Newport were among the busiest ports in the New World. ... Over the years, as these workers became assimilated into Rhode Island's industrial ...

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Rhode Island was governed under a Royal Charter, granted by King Charles II in 1663, for 180 years. Rhode has been governed under its Constitution since ...

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Jun 3, 2017 ... Learn more about the Rhode Island colony, which was first founded in ... in 1630 with his wife Mary Barnard when it the persecution of Puritans ...

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A brief history of the Colony of Rhode Island, including Providence, Newport and ... These he visited, and received a verbal cession of land, and two years ...

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All About Rhode Island. ... Rhode Island has an interesting history. Roger Williams ... When you're vacationing at Narragansett Bay, see the Naval War College.