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Courageous Anne Hutchinson, Unyielding to Death

(This is the third and final part of a series on Anne Hutchinson. All three essays were originally published in the Newport Daily News.) Three hundred and eighty years ago, this month, Anne Hutchinson was put on trial before her … Continue reading

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Colony of Rhode Island Is First to Sever Allegiance to Great Britain

(This essay was originally published as “First in Independence,” on May 4, 2016, in the Newport Daily News.) Two hundred and forty years ago today, the colony of Rhode Island became the first of the thirteen colonies to sever its … Continue reading

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