Rhode Island Colony

Interesting Info. -Slave trade is the #1 financial activity

Slaves?

in 1744 we had 3,761 slaves in Rhode Island


None of the presidents were born in Rhode Island

Who Found This Colony

Roger Williams Founded this, he was actually flee-ing here from another colony

Map

Rhode island in its colony days


Relax in the northern regions

Colonial Populations

Men, Women, Children, slaves, All different kinds of people.


What we do here?

We are fishermen with a few farmers


Economy

The economy is great for fishing,farming,ship building or trading


Revolutionary?? Constitution???

We were last to ratify the constitution. and we did not support all the acts before the revolutionary war started. Our Government remains the same before and after.