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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Rhode_Island

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 ... In 1790, English immigrant Samuel Slater founded the first textile mill in the United States in Pawtucket, Rhode Island ( Slater Mill) and ...

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Rhode Island was founded by Roger Williams in 1636, who had been ... The official state holiday is observed each year on the second Monday of August.

www.visitrhodeisland.com/things-to-do/history

Results 1 - 9 of 179 ... Williams established a policy of religious and political freedom in his new ... Over the years, as these workers assimilated into Rhode Island's ...

www.landofthebrave.info/rhode-island-colony.htm

Rhode Island Colony Fact File. Facts, Subject, Facts about the Rhode Island Colony. Fact 1, History. Year Founded: 1636 by Roger Williams and others, ...

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In 1663 the name “Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations” was ... under a Royal Charter, granted by King Charles II in 1663, for 180 years. Rhode ... Roger Williams founded the first permanent white settlement in Rhode Island at  ...

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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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All About Rhode Island. ... Roger Williams founded the colony in 1636. ... On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island became the last of the original 13 colonies to ratify the ... When you're vacationing at Narragansett Bay, see the Naval War College.

www.britannica.com/place/Rhode-Island-state

Rhode Island: Constituent state of the United States of America. ... founder of the state, who credited Divine Providence with bringing him safely there in 1636. .... Native Americans lived in the Narragansett Bay area for thousands of years ...

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Kids learn about the history and timeline of the state of Rhode Island ... People have lived in the land that is today Rhode Island for thousands of years. ... The first permanent European settlement was established by Roger Williams in 1636.