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History of Rhode Island


The history of Rhode Island includes the history of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from pre-colonial times (1636) to modern day.

Rhode Island - U.S. States - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Rhode Island, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island, Arrived in Boston


Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island, Arrived in Boston February 5, 1631. What is your religion or spiritual belief? In the U.S., we can take it for granted that  ...

Rhode Island Colony *** - Colonial America


Check out this site for facts about the Rhode Island Colony. Fact File of the Government, History, Geography and Religion of the Rhode Island Colony. Fast facts ...

Rhode Island History, USGenWeb Project - Rootsweb


Providence, was founded in 1636 as a settlement by English clergyman Roger Williams, after he was banished by the Massachusetts Great and General Court.

Rhode Island | history - geography - state, United States | Britannica ...


Mar 17, 2015 ... Rhode Island, officially The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, constituent state of the United States of America. It was one of ...

A Brief History of the Colony of Rhode Island, 1630-1690


Early Settlement. 1. Roger Williams Banished from Massachusetts - 1631-1636. Early History. "Rhode Island was so called from a fancied resemblance to the ...

Rhode Island: Map, History, Population, Facts, Capitol, Flag, Tree ...


Information on Rhode Island — economy, government, culture, state map and flag, major cities, points of interest, famous residents, state motto, symbols, ...

Rhode Island: History - Infoplease


History Early Exploration and Colonization The region of Rhode Island was probably visited by Verrazano, and in 1614 the area was explored by the.

History - Providence, Rhode Island


One of the oldest cities in the United States, Providence was founded by Roger Williams in 1636 after he was banished from the Massachusetts colony for his ...

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Roger Williams - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


The political and religious leader Roger Williams (c. 1603-1683) is best remembered for founding the state of Rhode Island and advocating separation of church ...

All About Rhode Island - Sheppard Software


Rhode Island has an interesting history. Roger Williams founded the colony in 1636. He guaranteed religious and political freedom. Religious refugees from the  ...

Rhode Island Colony - American History - About.com


Mar 18, 2016 ... Year Founded: 1636. Founded By: Roger Williams. The Founding of Rhode Island: Rhode Island was originally called "Roodt Eylandt" by ...