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Title:
The Rhode Island colony
Author:
Somervill, Barbara A.
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Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Relates the history of the Colony of Rhode Island from pre-historic times to the first exploeres in 1524 to statehood in 1790.
General Note:
"Spirit of America."
Language:
English
Contents:
The Narragansett people -- Verrazano, Block, and Williams -- The Rhode Island Colony -- The American Revolution -- The thirteenth state.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.1 1.0 71941.
ISBN:
9781567666854
Format :
Book

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Introduction to one of the United States' original colonies, Rhode Island. Describes its origins, its leaders, and the colony's role in America's independence from Great Britain.


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Introduction to one of the United States' original colonies, Rhode Island. Describes its origins, its leaders, and the colony's role in America's independence from Great Britain. Excerpted from The Rhode Island Colony by Barbara A. Somervill All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Narragansett Peoplep. 6
Chapter 2 Verrazano, Block, and Williamsp. 12
Chapter 3 The Rhode Island Colonyp. 18
Chapter 4 The American Revolutionp. 24
Chapter 5 The Thirteenth Statep. 32
Time Linep. 36
Glossary Termsp. 37
Rhode Island Colony's Founding Fathersp. 38
For Further Informationp. 39
Indexp. 40