Rhode Island founded (23 words)
Historical Context Note
Roger Williams founds Rhode Island after being expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony. It becomes the first English colony to grant complete religious tolerance.10772 Rhode Island founded 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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Editors. "Rhode Island founded". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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