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How was Rhode Island founded?


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In 1636, Rhode Island was founded by a group of Puritans fleeing religious persecution in Massachusetts. Roger Williams and Ann Hutchinson is credited as being the leader of these people. They settled in Providence and established a rule of religious tolerance.

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