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Brief History of Rhode Island

Population: 1,051.302 thousand people (2011) Area: 4002.0 sq. km On the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the New England region is the smallest US state – Rhode Island. In the pre-colonial era, the Wampanoag, Niantic, and Narragansett Indians of the Algonquian peoples lived here. In 1524, the first European arrived in Narragansett Bay –… Read More »