Exploring the Rhode Island Colony

Exploring the Rhode Island Colony

by Robin Doak


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Step back in time and visit Rhode Island during the Colonial period. After being kicked out of Massachusetts because of their religious beliefs, Roger Williams and a small group of settlers founded the Rhode Island Colony. Find out what made Rhode Island unique, what role it played during the Revolutionary War, and what daily life was like in Colonial times and the early days of statehood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515722441
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Exploring the 13 Colonies
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,159,155
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 870L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Robin S. Doak has been writing for children for more than 19 years. A former editor of Weekly Reader and U*S*Kids magazine, Doak has authored fun and educational materials for kids of all ages. She is a past winner of the Educational Press Association of America Distinguished Achievement Award. She lives with her family in Maine.

Table of Contents

The 13 Colonies 4

Native Peoples of Rhode Island 10

Founding a New Colony 14

Life in Early Rhode Island 20

A Growing Colony 28

From Colony to State 36

Timeline 42

Glossary 44

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 45


Internet Sites 45

Source Notes 46

Select Bibliography 47

Index 48

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