Rhode Island founded (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


Roger Williams founds Rhode Island after being expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony. It becomes the first English colony to grant complete religious tolerance.

Editors. "Rhode Island founded". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10772, accessed 28 April 2017.]

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