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When was rhode island?

Rhode Island became a united colony in 1644. It declared independence from Britain on May 4, 1776, the first colony to do so. RI was the last of the original 13 colonies to be (MORE)

Why is Rhode Island called Rhode Island?

The state known as Rhode Island official name is The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. It was named Rhode Island after the Native American's who had lived ther (MORE)

Why is Rhode Island called an island?

"Rhode Island" was either named for the Isle of Rhodes (in the Mediterranean Sea) or for its red clay (the Dutch explorer Adriaen Block may have named it "Roodt Eylandt" meani (MORE)

Where is Rhode Island?

The state of Rhode Island is in the northeastern part of the UnitedStates, in an area of the country known as New England. Connecticutis to the west, and Massachusetts is to t (MORE)

Is Rhode Island an island?

Rhode Island is not an island, although it includes some. It isa US state on the Atlantic coast south of Massachusetts and east ofConnecticut. . Rhode island is better than a (MORE)

Are there houses on the islands of Rhode Island?

There are many smaller islands that help make up the state, many of which have only abandoned forts, if any structures at all on them. However, there are also larger islands w (MORE)