The One Minute Geographer: Rhode Island — Religious Freedom and Other American Ideals

While we’re in Rhode Island, a little bit of history.

Historian George Bancroft wrote that more national ideals began in Rhode Island than in any other state. Roger Williams, thirsting for political and religious freedom, founded Providence in 1636 after breaking with and fleeing from the Puritans in Massachusetts. He…

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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