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National History Day: Rhode Island Leaders

Resources for NHD

Other Rhode Island Leaders

  • Dorr Rebellion
  • Kathryn Gibbs
  • Elizabeth Buffum Chace
  • Moses Brown
  • John Brown
  • Gilbert Stuart
  • Senator John Chaffee
  • Gertrude Johnson and Mary T. Wales

Lila M. Sapinsley

A pioneer who blazed the trail for women in Rhode Island politics.

Julia Ward Howe

I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it  offends.

Roger Williams

Anne Hutchinson

A New England religous leader and midwife, founder of Portsmouth, R.I.

George Wein

Renowned for his work in organizing and booking music festivals, and in particular for creating the Newport Jazz Festival and the Newport Folk Festival