The history of Rhode Island includes the history of Rhode Island and Providence
Plantations from pre-colonial times (1636) to modern day.
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Rhode Island has an interesting history. Roger Williams founded the colony in
1636. He guaranteed religious and political freedom. Religious refugees from the
The first mention of the name Rhode Island or any of its variations in connection
with Narragansett Bay is in the letter of Giovanni da Verrazzano, the explorer, ...
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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 History. A Short History of Rhode Island. The island on which
Newport is located is also called Rhode Island, and both the state and this island
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History Early Exploration and Colonization The region of Rhode Island was
probably visited by Verrazano, and in 1614 the area was explored by the.
Jan 6, 2015 ... Rhode Island, officially The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,
constituent state of the United States of America. It was one of ...