The founder of Rhode Island was Roger Williams, a minister, who wanted to start a colony where people could be free from all religious persecution. The people of Rhode Island have contributed much to the independent spirit of the nation. Many famous people are from Rhode Island, including Matthew C. Perry, Raymond M. Hood, Prudence Crandall, Nathanael Greene, David Wilkinson, Gilbert Stuart, and William Ellery. Explore the history of Rhode Island and see what interesting facts you can discover about this state with a free 7-page state history printable. Create a map of the state, organize events chronologically, and explore more of the state’s exciting past with writing prompts.
Bonnie Rose Hudson’s heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her website WriteBonnieRose.com for homeschool and history curriculum, resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, and to check out her newest release from JourneyForth, The Hidden Village, an early reader set in India.