Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 45, May 1986

In this issue:

Ten Turning Points in Rhode Island History by William G. McLoughlin Charter of 1663 American Revolution textile industry Dorr Rebellion and state constitution Gilded Age Newport Decline of industry in the 1920s Bloodless Revolution of 1935 Post-World War II Save the Bay urban decay and redevelopment

Rhode Island’s Ten Turning Points by J. Stanley Lemons Charter of 1663 Samuel Cranston Oceanic commerce Ratifying the U.S. Constitution Industrialization Dorr Rebellion deindustrialization Bloodless Revolution of 1935 Historic Preservation Movement Fracturing of the Democratic Party

Samuel Slater and the Origins of the American Textile Industry, by Barbara M. Tucker, reviewed by James L. Conrad Jr.

Rhode Island Miscellany: Stardust Memories: Frank Evans Seagrave and Halley’s Comet–1910 by David A. Huestis Frank Evans Seagrave Halley‚Äôs Comet

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