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Rhode Island was based upon principles of religious toleration meaning that it was meant for people to escape from the religious hold of their state or country and find freedom to believe in what they wanted.why is the hell up

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Q: What was the predominant religion in the colony of Rhode Island?
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Rhode Island colony religion?

There was no specific religion in the Rhode Island colony. Rhode Island was founded by Roger Williams, who was a protestant who fled Salem, MA, due to religious persecution. He created Rhode Island to be a safe haven to religious minorities

What kind of Religion did the Colony of Rhode Island have?

I believe Rhode Island was settled on the basis of Religious freedom, you didn't have to conform to one religion set by the colony.

Rhode Island religion 1600s?

Roger Williams got banned from Massachusetts Bay Colony because of his religious beliefs so when he landed in Rhode Island, he declared his colony for freedom of religion. So, Rhode Island's religion in the 1600's was freedom, any religion that you wanted.

Which british colony did not have an religion?

Rhode island

Which british colony did not have an established religion?

Rhode Island

What religions did they practice in Rhode Island colony times?

Rhode Island was about the only colony without an official religion, so practice was left to the individual conscience.

Free religion colony?

Rhode Island

Rhode Island was the first colony to allow?

Freedom of religion.

Was Rhode Island the first colony to have free religion?


The most distinctive feature of Rhode Island Colony?

The most distinctive feature of the Rhode Island Colony was that it allowed freedom of religion. When Rhode Island was founded, all of the other colonies in America all had established churches.

What religions were allowed in Rhode Island?

In Colonial Times, you did not have to be part of religion. The Rhode Island Colony was established for freedom of worshiping.

Who got banished from Rhode Island for believing that government should not make laws about religion?

no one Rhode Island is not strict on religion. they let you be whatever religion you wanted. the colony that was strict about religion was Massachusetts.

Rhode Island was the first European colony to allow what?

Freedom of religion

What was the reason for founding the colony of Rhode Island?

It was secured for freedom of religion.

Why was rhode island fonded?

As a colony where the free practice of religion was accepted.

What did Rhode Island allow as the first of any colony?

Freedom of religion.

What reason did rhode island have had for fighting ratification?

establish colony for people of all religion establish colony for people of all religion

Who were the leaders of the Rhode Island colony?

William Coddington was the first governor of the Rhode Island colony. Another leader of the Rhode Island colony was Roger Williams.

Was Rhode Island a charter colony?

Yes the Rhode Island colony is a charter colony.

Why did they make the new colony of Rhode Island?

Roger Williams founded Rhode Island when he was banished from Massachusetts. He wanted to create a settlement with full freedom of religion.

What was the reason for settlement in Rhode Island?

To create a colony open to unrestricted freedom of religion.

Why did the founders leave Europe to find the colony of Rhode Island in 1636?

For freedom of religion.

Which colony was founded by roger Williams for the purpose of separating religion and government?

Rhode Island

Who found the colony of Rhode Island?

Roger Williams established the Rhode Island colony in 1636.

What colony used to be part of Rhode Island?

Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations