Rhode Island Ratification

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Significant Events and Individuals in Rhode Island Politics

Rhode Island State Ratifying Convention Meeting Places

  • First Session, South Kingstown, 1–6 March 1790 (State House in Little Rest, modern-day Kingston)
  • Second Session, Newport, 24–29 May 1790: (Colony House [which is the State House], 24–26 May; Second Baptist Church, 27–29 May)

Recommended Amendments

Significant Outcomes