Rhode Island

By Kory

Background Information

Who founded the colony?

Roger Williams

When was the colony founded?

May 29,1790

Why was the colony founded?

he got banned from his home place so he wanted to make his own

What region was the colony in?

Was founded on what is now commonly called Aquidneck Island, the largest of several islands in Narragansett Bay, and included the settlements of newport and Portsmouth. Its in the northern region.

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A little colony with big dreams