Quick Facts: Rhode Island
||The Ocean State / Little Rhody
||May 29, 1790 (13th)
|Origin of State's
||Possibly named in honor of the Greek
island of Rhodes or named Roode Eylandt by Adriaen Block, Dutch
explorer, because of its red clay.
||Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket,
||1,045 sq. mi.; Smallest state
||Rhode Island Red
||Red Maple (acer rubrum)
||Rhode Island's It For Me
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||U.S. House: 112th Congress
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