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Chapter 2

The Colonial Era

True or False: Warwick, RI was the fifth town settled in 1646? False: Fourth town settled and founded in 1642
Where did Roger Williams travel to to secure a parliamentary patent? England
The royal charter of 1663: a. guaranteed complete religious liberty b. established a self governing colony with local autonomy c. strengthened RI's territorial claims d. all of the above d. all of the above
When did French Huguenots settle in East Greenwich? 1686
Was King Philip's War the most important and traumatic event in 17th century RI? yes
True or False: 600 whites resulted in enormous property damage? False: more than 600
Three days after the Great Swamp Fight, who burned most of the buildings in Providence? the Narragansetts
What happened in 1676? the killing of King Philip
Who established internal unity and brought his colony into a better working relationship withe the imperial government in London? Samuel Cranston
While Newport continued to prosper commercially, what town began to challenge for supremacy? Providence, RI
How was the subdivision of Providence and other early towns created? The spread of agriculture on the mainland
The spacious farm plantations of South County utilized what? The labor of black and Indian slaves
How many towns did commercial activities flourish in: a. 6 b. 3 c. 8 d. 7 What were the towns? c. 8 Newport, Providence, Bristol, Pawtuxet, Wickford, East Greenwich, Warren, Westerly
In the 1760s, what did RI do? became a leader in resisting governmental innovations and took the first halting steps towards revolution and independence.
Anne and William Hutchinson and William Coddington founded what town? Portsmouth
When did the royal charter stop serving as RI's basic law? May of 1843
When was Newport settled? 1639
At first, Narragansett joined forces with who after a Plymouth force staged a sneak attack on the Narragansetts' principal village in the Great Swamp? the Wampanoags
When was a major boundary dispute with Connecticut resolved? 1726-27
True of False: Pawtuxet was founded in 1638 by William Harris and the Arnold family? True
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