3 days ago · Rhode Island (/ ˌ r oʊ d-/ , like road) is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest U.S. state by area and the seventh least populous, but it is also the second most densely populated behind New Jersey. The state takes its name from Rhode Island; however, most of the state is located on the mainland.
Nov 16, 2020 · Rhode Island became a state (the last of the thirteen to agree to the new United States Constitution) in 1790. Rhode Island is bordered on the north and east by Massachusetts, on the west by Connecticut, and on the south by Rhode Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. It shares a water border with New York.
3 days ago · Westerly is a town on the southwestern shoreline of Washington County, Rhode Island, first settled by English colonists in 1661 and incorporated as a municipality in 1669. It is a beachfront community on the south shore of the state with a population of 22,787 as of the 2010 census.
Nov 13, 2020 · Block Island is an island in the state of Rhode Island located in Block Island Sound approximately 9 miles (14 km) south of the mainland and 14 miles (23 km) east of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block.
Nov 17, 2020 · The Battle of Rhode Island (also known as the Battle of Quaker Hill and the Battle of Newport) took place on August 29, 1778.Continental Army and militia forces under the command of General John Sullivan had been besieging the British forces in Newport, Rhode Island, which is situated on Aquidneck Island, but they had finally abandoned their siege and were withdrawing to the northern part of ...
4 days ago · As of January 2017, there are five former governors of Rhode Island who are currently living at this time, the oldest governor of Rhode Island being Philip W. Noel (served 1973–1977, born 1931). The most recent governor of Rhode Island to die was J. Joseph Garrahy (served 1977–1985, born 1930) who died on January 24, 2012.
4 days ago · Il Rhode Island, ufficialmente Stato del Rhode Island, è uno stato degli Stati Uniti d'America, nella regione della Nuova Inghilterra. È il più piccolo per superficie, il quarantatreesimo per popolazione e il secondo per densità abitativa, preceduto solo dal New Jersey.
Nov 18, 2020 · Rhode Island em 2000 o produto interno bruto total do estado foi de US $ 33 bilhões, colocando-a 45ª no país. Seus 2.000 per capita renda pessoal foi 29,685 $, 16ª do país. Rhode Island tem o menor nível de consumo de energia per capita de todo o estado. Em maio de 2010, o estado de desemprego, a taxa é de 12,5%.
3 days ago · Rhode Island Sceau de Rhode Island . Drapeau de l'État de Rhode Island . Carte des États-Unis avec l'État de Rhode Island en rouge. Surnom The Ocean State , Little Rhody En français: « L'État de l'Océan », « Petit Rhody ». Devise Hope « L'Espoir ». Administration Pays États-Unis Capitale Providence Adhésion à l’Union 29 mai 1790 (230 ans) (13 e État) Gouverneur Gina Raimondo ...
Nov 15, 2020 · En Rhode Island se encuentra la Diócesis católica de Providence y la Diócesis anglicana de Rhode Island. Tiene el mayor porcentaje de católicos [ 7 ] de la nación, debido principalmente a la masiva inmigración de irlandeses, italianos y francocanadienses y en un menor grado de portugueses, puertorriqueños y comunidades de caboverdianos.
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