Rhode Island was the 13th state to join the union. It became a state on May 29, 1790.
Capital - Providence
Abbreviation - RI
Nickname - The Ocean State, Little Rhody
Motto - "Hope"
Song - Rhode Island, It's for Me
Bird - Rhode Island Red
Flower - Violets
Area - approximately 1,545 square miles
Websites for studying about Rhode Island
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Rhode Island
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Rhode Island resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Rhode Island
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Rhode Island
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Rhode Island.