Take a tour of Rhode Island both today and when it was first formed and learn all about the state's history. This detailed book is full of interesting facts and wonderful pictures of the state of Rhode Island. This glorious state-by-state panorama of America's past and present helps young readers understand how the development of each state fits into the grand mosaic of America's history. Graphic delights greet the eye with every turn of the page. Includes a reference section, maps, a glossary, and an index.