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History of Rhode Island

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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

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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.

All About Rhode Island - Sheppard Software

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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  ...

Ri History - Rhode Island - Nellie M. Gorbea - Secretary of State

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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, ...

Rhode Island Colony *** - Colonial America

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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 ...

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

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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, USGenWeb Project - RootsWeb

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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  ...

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

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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

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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.

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

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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 ...

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Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island, Arrived in Boston

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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  ...

Visit Rhode Island :: Make Plans :: Facts and History

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History. Roger Williams founded the first permanent white settlement in Rhode Island at Providence in 1636 on land purchased from the Narragansett Indians.

Rhode Island Colony - American History - About.com

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