Rhode Island, founded 1636 justin tackett

Anne Hutchinson

  • Anne Hutchinson was a religious leader
  • she lived 1591 - 1643 a total of 52 years
  • she was one of the founders for the Rhode island colony
  • she was born in England
  • she was a citizen in the Massachusetts colony

Religion

There was no main religion in Rhode island. religions freedom was everywhere History.com says "Rhode Island became a haven for Baptists, Quakers, Jews and other religious minorities." Rhode Island has a high religious tolerance.

Wether

Rhode Island was mainly cold. They had short summers. They had to deal with a humid climate. The temperature ranges from 28 in Jan. to 73 in July. Storms and Hurricanes pose occasional threats.

Geography

Rhode Island had flat rolling hills and lowlands. Swamps were also around. There were also forests.

Economy

  • Coastal settlers made a living off of wailing, shipbuilding, and fishing.
  • farming was difficult due to marsh like land.
  • Rhode Island also manufacturers items like jewelry.

Credits:

Created with images by Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL - "A New and correct map of the British colonies in North America comprehending eastern Canada with the province of Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Government of Newfoundland, with the adjacent states of New England, Vermont, New York ..." • StooMathiesen - "Rainclouds_HDR2" • Emanuele Comotti - "Mountain" • yeahbouyee - "A "Few Good Men""

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