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What are the positives of living in Rhode Island in the 1600s?

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What are the positives of living in Rhode Island in the 1600s?

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Rhode Island was considered a transcultural state in that it was a place where all people came together culturally, including the native tribes. Roger Williams was noted for maintaining peace among the tribes throughout New England. This was a great attraction for settlers. Also, Rhode Island began as a place where settlers could escape the Puritan oligarchy, a safe haven.

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