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What is the official name of Rhode Island ... ? [State of R---- I----- and P--------- P----------}
Answer : State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
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Which institution was founded in 1764 as the "College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations" ... ?
Option : Dartmouth College
Option : Brown University
Option : Rutgers University
Option : Mount Holyoke College
Answer : Brown University
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Rhode Island was the FIRST state to do what ... ?
Option : Ratify the Articles of Confederation
Option : Declare independence from Great Britain
Option : Ratify the Constitution
Option : Expel all British troops from its territory
Answer : Declare independence from Great Britain
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Roger Williams, a theologian fleeing religious persecution in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, established a settlement on land gifted by the paramount chief of the Narragansett natives. Who was that chief ... ?
Option : Canonicus
Option : Squanto
Option : Powhatan
Option : Sachem
Answer : Canonicus
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Rhode Island was the LAST state to do what ... ?
Option : Ratify the Articles of Confederation
Option : Declare independence from Great Britain
Option : Ratify the Constitution
Option : Expel all British troops from its territory
Answer : Ratify the Constitution
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In 1841 and 1842, an armed insurrection occurred over attempts to change the state constitution to expand voting rights. Who was the leader of this rebellion ... ?
Option : Samuel Ward King
Option : Anne Hutchinson
Option : Thomas Wilson Dorr
Option : Samuel Gorton
Answer : Thomas Wilson Dorr
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Rhode Island never ratified which amendment to the US Constitution ... ?
Option : The 25th, establishing a Presidential order o
Option : The 16th, which allows the federal government
Option : The 18th, which established the prohibition o
Option : The 26th, which set the voting age at 18
Answer : The 18th, which established the prohibition o
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In 2009, the Rhode Island General Assembly voted to allow the people to decide an issue of particular importance. At the November 2010 elections, a referendum was held, and 78% of the people voted to do what ... ?
Option : Elect the Governor by popular vote of the peo
Option : Establish an official state cheese
Option : Keep the state's original name and not change
Option : Build a stadium in the hopes of attracting a
Answer : Keep the state's original name and not change
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Rhode Islanders profited from the colonial slave trade by participating in the "triangle trade", primarily by receiving molasses from the West Indies and using it to produce what ... ?
Option : mortar for brickwork
Option : Bait for fishing
Option : Gingerbread
Option : Rum
Answer : Rum
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During the Civil War, Rhode Island was the first state to do what ... ?
Option : Convert its public universities to barracks
Option : Send troops in response to President Lincoln'
Option : Declare support for the Union and denounce th
Option : Seize all private assets held by slave owners
Answer : Send troops in response to President Lincoln'

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