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(Core E) Chapter 2

Study Cards For Chapter 2 of RI History

Who established the First RI permanent settlement? Roger Williams and Canencius & Miantonomi in 1636
Who Founded Portsmouth? Anne & William Hutchinson, William Coddington, and the Antinomains in 1638
Who Founded Newport? William Coddington in 1639
Who Founded Warwick? Samuel Gorton in 1642
Who Founded Wickford? Richard Smith in 1637
Who Founded Pawtuxet William Harris and The Arnold Family in 1638
What was the Parliamentary Patent? It united the fist 4 RI towns into a colony, and protected RI from threats from other colonies set in 1643- 1644
What was the King Philip War? A war with the white colonists against the indian tribes. There was major property damage and many died in 1675-1676
What was the Great Swamp Fight? It was a sneak attack by aforce from Plymouth. This killed 300 braves and almost 400 women and children in December, 1675
How did King Philip die? An indian allied with white colonists,killed King Philip in his hiding stop, those ending the war in August, 1676
What happened to Newport? The city emerged as a prosperous port and dominant community in the End of the 17th Century
How many towns were in RI, and what was the population? RI grow to nine towns and the population exceeded 6,000 in the end of the 17th Century
What was the boundary dispute? The Boundary dispute was a dispute, that resulted in the annextion of Cumberland and several East Bay towns in 1726-1727
What was the Subdivision of Providence? It was the soread of agriculture on the mainland resulted in the subdivision of Providence and other early towns in 1746-1747
What were the Plantains of South County? These were plantains, that utilized the labor of black and indian slaves to make the peak of prosperity in RI in the Mid 18th Century
What did RI export? RI exported, from the forest, boards, planks, timber and barrels, from the sea, whales, fish for food and fertilizer in the Mid 18th Century
Who did RI trade with? Rhode Island traded with other countries such as England, The Portuguese island, Africa, South America, The West Indies, other British mainland, and their Atlantic U.S community in the End of the Colonial Era ( Mid 1700s)
What was Commercial Trading in RI? It was the buying, selling and trading Rhode Island did. It was big in Newport, Providence and Bristol in the Mid 1700s
What was the Triangular Slave Trade? It was a trade when the West Indies would give RI molasses and they would make it into rum. They would trade this rum to Africa for slaves who were carried in crowed ships to the West Indies, the Southern colonies or RI in the Mid 1700s
Why did England gives threats to RI? They gave them threats because England gave RI tighter navigation and administrative controls. Rhode Island did not want to obey England's rules and wanted to be free in 1760
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