Essays Tagged: "Rhode Island"

Islam In the U.S and the current stats

. The population of both California and New Jersey are both 60% Muslim. Illinois,Massachusetts,Ohio,Rhode Island follow with Muslim populations of .40%. Many of these Muslims are not Arab and many Ara ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

4th grade report about the state of Rhode Island.

RHODE ISLANDI'm going to tour you through the beautiful state of Rhode Island. Now let the tour begi ... onnecticut on the west and Massachusetts on the north and east. To the south is the Atlantic Ocean. Rhode Island's nickname is Little Rhody, or The Ocean State. Its abbreviation is IR. Rhode Island's ... ickname is Little Rhody, or The Ocean State. Its abbreviation is IR. Rhode Island's state song is " Rhode Island It's for Me". Its state bird is the Rhode Island Red and its flower is a violet.Rhode I ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The article of confederation did not provide the US with an effective government during years 1781 to 1789. Explain?

issues of the country. Even when, the congress tried to get the states agree for a tax on imports, Rhode Island rejected it because they thought that it would be difficult to pay the taxes and also t ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compromises of the Constitution

mote the prosperity of the fledgling country. To fix this problem, delegates from all states except Rhode Island congregated in Philadelphia in an attempt to revise the Articles of Confederation. Duri ...

(4 pages) 90 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery and the Constitution

In mid-May 1787, fifty-five delegates, representing every state except Rhode Island, assembled in Philadelphia for the single purpose of constituting a better and stronger ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"From 1781 to1789 the Articles of Confederation provided the United States with an effective government." Using the documents and your knowledge of the period, evaluate this statement."

a unanimous vote among the states, no matter what the size and population, to make most decisions. Rhode Island, known as the melting pot and misfit state, was given, under the Articles of Confederat ... this reason alone, the Articles of Confederation could be thought of as ineffective. In Document A, Rhode Island was given the power to reject a tax because of their vote as a state. Therefore, a smal ...

(4 pages) 67 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Throughout the colonial period, economic concerns had more to do with the settling of Britich North America than did religious concerns" Assess the validity of this statement.

ere also founded with thoughts of making money.The colonies of New England, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Connecticut were all founded mainly for religious reasons. Plymouth was founded by ... ut under pressure form London was forced to prohibit Catholics and Jews from worshipping in public. Rhode Island was founded by Roger Williams for all who were persecuted by the Puritans in Massachuse ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The English had settled into the new world but by the 1700's they soon had grown to be two very different societies.

s and less in common. Religion drew a big line between New England territory (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut) and the Chesapeake (Virginia and Maryland). The majority of New Engla ... er mean and in subjection…yet we must be knit together in this work as one man" Doc: A. Also Rhode Island held religious tolerance, they were very individualistic. While Maryland consisting of ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Author Presentation: Lois Lowry

8 or 9 years oldo Moved a lot due to father being in militaryo Brown University in Rhode Island for a two yearso Married young to a Naval Officero Four children (2 son ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Colonial times

s stood out in areas that would later come to shape into our democratic society, the colonies being Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, called "Little Rhody" by early coloni ... Rhode Island, called "Little Rhody" by early colonists, was essentially a big mixture if people. Rhode Island was founded by Roger Williams, an outcast the Puritan Bay Colony. He mainly established ...

(1 pages) 23 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Event That Changed my Life.

ates were there. I started thinking where could they be. Then I remembered that Desmond had gone to Rhode Island for a college visit. But he was supposed to be back home last night. Maybe he missed hi ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Articles of Confederation vs. the Constitution

ent. In 1788, the new Federal Constitution was ratified by all the states except North Carolina and Rhode Island. In Document A, James Madison discusses how the "smallest state in the Union ha[d] obst ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The English colonies of North America

e regions were the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.The New England Colonies consisted of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. The settlers of the New England colonie ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American History: Did the Articles of Confederation really work?

ticles of Confederation provided the United States with an effective government.The letter from the Rhode Island Assembly to Congress clearly shows us that the Articles of Confederation were effective ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Legalizing Prostitution

here prostitution is legal, but in the United States only two of the fifty states have legalized it-Rhode Island and Nevada. But there is a lot of evidence to suggest that Prostitution should be legal ...

(4 pages) 85 1 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

My Definition Of Normal

        Norms form a society. They are the standards by which people live by. Growing up in Rhode Island, my experience has been with the American contemporary society. Our society has to put ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is Sacrifice Needed For Love?

with this wonderful girl it created a problem. She was going to college in Florida and he lived in Rhode Island. There was nothing that could stop him from going down to visit her. He conquered his f ... to see he wasn't a major sacrifice, but it made their relationship deeper. Later she moved back to Rhode Island and I attended their wedding two weeks ago.When my brother first went to college a few ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Continental congress

d a weak government that was ineffective and inefficient. As it is stated in Document A, the Rhode Island Assembly rejected Congress' proposal to impose a levy on imported goods. There was no a ... easons are, is that it allowed every state one vote no matter how big or small it was. For example, Rhode Island being the smallest state had the same amount of votes as that of New York (being one of ...

(3 pages) 352 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Articles of Confederation

ongress' requests for funds were ignored or only partially met (Thoma). After requesting funds from Rhode Island in 1782, Congress was rejected because the Rhode Island Assembly believed that giving m ... ould do to relieve the veterans and creditors was to attempt to tax British imports; all states but Rhode Island agreed and the tax was a failure (Carnes). Soon everyone in the country became impatien ...

(4 pages) 19 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Constitutional Convention

reatest documents of all times, the constitution. The delegates from all the original states except Rhode Island gathered. The delegates nominated George Washington as the presiding officer and from t ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History