Image

Our Recent Rhode Island History Articles

We add a new article each week.

To receive a weekly email alerting you to when we post a new article and its title, please go to the Contact Us page and send us an email.

Feel free to leave a comment; just register with livefyre by clicking on it—it’s easy!

The People’s Martyr
3 years ago

The People’s Martyr

By  •  Book Review

The People’s Martyr, by Erik J. Chaput (Lawrence, Kansas:  University Press of Kansas, 2013)

“The Rhode Island Question,” otherwise known as the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, is one of the …
Read More

Father of “12 Years a Slave” Protagonist Hailed from North Kingstown
3 years ago

Father of “12 Years a Slave” Protagonist Hailed from North Kingstown

Rhode Island has many claims to fame.  It is unusual, however, to discover a new one.  With “12 Years a Slave” winning the 2013 Academy Award for best picture, its …
Read More