S2E9 - Outcasts Once Again
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1781 - 1790 | With the Revolutionary War having come to an end, Rhode Island struggles to see eye to eye with their fellow Americans around what their new national government should look like, once again making them a group of outcasts. My Favorite Books on this Topic: Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway The Glorious Cause by Robert Middlekauff Battles of the Revolutionary War by W.J. Wood *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode go to The Story of Rhode Island website ..read more
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S2E6 - The French & American Alliance in Rhode Island
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1778 | As the Americans prepare to retake the city of Newport with their French ally, they watch as a series of unexpected changes throw their plan into disarray. My Favorite Books on this Topic: The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War by Christian M. McBurney Colonial Rhode Island: A History by Sydney V. James Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode go to The Story of Rhode Island website ..read more
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S2E8 - Nathanael Greene Saves the Revolution
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1780 - 1781 | With the American's southern army on the verge of being defeated, an event that would likely lead to the patriot forces losing the Revolutionary War, George Washington calls on General Nathanael Greene to save the day. My Favorite Books on this Topic: Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway The Glorious Cause by Robert Middlekauff Battles of the Revolutionary War by W.J. Wood *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode go to The Story of Rhode Island website ..read more
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S2E7 - The Battle of Rhode Island
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1778 | With the French Navy no longer able to support the retaking of Newport, the American army on Aquidneck Island must hold their ground so that they can safely retreat back to the Rhode Island mainland. My Favorite Books on this Topic: The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War by Christian M. McBurney Colonial Rhode Island: A History by Sydney V. James Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode ..read more
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S2E3 - Road to War
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1763 - 1775 | When the Rhode Island Colony watches their profits and rights as Englishmen come under attack, the people around Narragansett Bay ignite a series of protests that will eventually lead to war with the British Empire. My Favorite Books on this Topic: Rhode Island: A History by William McLoughlin Colonial Rhode Island: A History by Sydney V. James Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode and more go to The Story of Rhode Island website ..read more
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S2E4 - Independence
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1775 - 1776 | With British ships patrolling Narragansett Bay and their economy brought to a standstill the people of Rhode Island decide to make a bold statement directed towards King George III, letting their fellow colonists know that the time for reconciliation has passed. My Favorite Books on this Topic: Rhode Island: A History by William McLoughlin Colonial Rhode Island: A History by Sydney V. James Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode g ..read more
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S2E1 - The Dominion of New England
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1686 - 1689 | Rhode Island find itself at odds with the British empire when it has its charter revoked and turned into a mere province in the Dominion of New England.  My Favorite Books on this Topic: Rhode Island: A History by William McLoughlin Colonial Rhode Island: A History by Sydney V. James Rhode Island's Founders: From Settlement to Statehood by Patrick T. Conley *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode and more go to The Story of Rhode Island website ..read more
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S2E2 - Coming of Age
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
1699 - 1763 | During the late 17th and early 18th century, Governor Samuel Cranston makes a series of changes to Rhode Island, enabling it to become an economic powerhouse. My Favorite Books on this Topic: Rhode Island: A History by William McLoughlin Colonial Rhode Island: A History by Sydney V. James Rhode Island's Founders: From Settlement to Statehood by Patrick T. Conley *Map image from Rhode Island Boundaries by John H Cady. To learn more about this episode and more go to The Story of Rhode Island website ..read more
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BONUS: Conversation with Jack Henneman | Early 17th Century Rhode Island
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
In this conversation with Jack Henneman, Creator & Host of the History of the Americans Podcast, we discuss the world in which Rhode Island was founded in, early Rhode Islanders like Roger Williams & Anne Hutchinson, and why Rhode Island's history is so fascinating.  To learn more about The History of the Americans go to https://thehistoryoftheamericans.com/  ..read more
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Season 2 Trailer
The Story of Rhode Island
by Kevin Padula
2M ago
For Season 2 of the Story of Rhode Island we'll explore the factors that led Rhode Island to play a pivotal role in the American Revolution and how the ensuing war affected life around Narragansett Bay. To learn more what we'll cover in Season 2 visit the Story of Rhode Island Podcast website ..read more
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