Category: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Culture

During the Revolution few battles had taken place within Rhode Island leaving the state relatively intact in the years following the war.  Rhode Island had always been looked down upon by its neighbors, however it had always been different.  Rhode Island’s colonial…

Women In Rhode Island

The rights of women in Rhode Island were fairly typical for the region and shared most of the same customs of the neighboring states like Connecticut and Massachusetts. Women stayed at home, cooked, and were generally subservient to the patriarch…

The Rhode Island Colonial Charter

In 1663, The Royal Charter of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations – the document that outlined the roles of government within the colony – exceeded all expectations in establishing a lasting form of government, which remained effect until…