As part of the 350th Anniversary of the Colonial Charter, Governor Chafee’s Office, in collaboration with the office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis, opened the first-ever Visitor Center … Continue reading
John Carter Brown Library Reading Room Talk: What Did English Royal Charters Acutally Grant to Colonists?
Join the John Carter Brown Library Lecture Series tomorrow afternoon, July 30, at 4:00 p.m. in the JCB’s Reading Room as they welcome Jim Muldoon, Emeritus Professor of History from … Continue reading
Providence Journal July 25, 2013 01:00 AM By Ken Yellis My 2013 New Year’s resolution was that I would say “That’s so Rhode Island” only in pride from now on, … Continue reading
King Charles II King Charles II was born on May 29, 1630. He came of age during the English Civil War and lived in exile after the victory of Oliver … Continue reading
Anyone who has seen Rhode Island’s Colonial Charter – especially in person – will tell you that it’s a beautifully decorated document. And while the image of King Charles II … Continue reading
How might a “Professor Williams” evaluate Rhode Island today?
By: Chaklader Mahboob-ul Alam From: The Daily Star (Bangladesh) Men and women from across the United States who are proud of their much cherished values of freedom of conscience, equal … Continue reading
PREAMBLE Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in … Continue reading
From the 350th Anniversary Announcement, January 30, 2013 “In 1663, before Massachusetts, Philadelphia, or anywhere else, Rhode Island became the “Cradle of Liberty.” Roger Williams was stubbornly resolved to secure … Continue reading