A colony is a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country.
5 - 8
Social Studies, World History
Rhode Island Charter
All 13 of the British North American colonies were granted a contract, called a charter, from the King of England allowing its people to stay there. This image depicts Roger Williams, who founded the Rhode Island colony, being welcomed as he brought the royal charter to establish the colony.
Painting from North Wind Picture Archives
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January 30, 2023
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