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Roger Williams: The Exploration to Establish Rhode Island and Provide Religious Tolerance

This list is for the purpose of organizing websites that I will need in order to complete my research and final project on Roger Williams for the National History Day.

Roger Williams - Wikipedia

Roger Williams (c. 1603 - between January and March 1683) was an English Protestant theologian who was an early proponent of religious freedom and the separation of church and state. In 1636, he began the colony of Providence Plantation, which provided a refuge for religious minorities.

Roger Williams Biography

Roger Williams ... A Brief Biography Drypoint etching, 1936, by Arthur W. Heintzelman, commemorating the Tercentenary of the founding of Rhode Island by Roger Williams. Courtesy of Roger Williams University Archives.

Roger Williams on Smithsonian

Smithsonian article on Roger Williams

Smithsonian: Religious Tolerance in the USA

Article on the history of religious tolerance in the United States.

Roger Williams Exclusive Videos & Features - HISTORY.com

Check out exclusive Roger Williams videos and features. Browse the latest Roger Williams videos and more on HISTORY.com.

Roger Williams: Founding of Rhode Island

Uploaded by Michael Kenduck on 2014-01-07.

C-SPAN Cities Tour - Providence: Roger Williams & the First Baptist Church

Explore the life of Roger Williams - who founded the colony of Rhode Island on the belief that church and state should be separated - as we visit the First Baptist Church in America which he founded as well. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Providence

America's First Rebel: Roger Williams and the Birth of Liberty

"Williams was really America's first individualist, the first contradictor of authority, the first rebel," explains John M. Barry, author of Roger Williams and The Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty.

Roger Williams: Freedom's Forgotten Hero - Part 1 of 7

Pilgrims and Puritans came to America seeking religious freedom for themselves. Roger Williams arrived seeking liberty of conscience for all: Protestant, Catholic, Jew, Muslim, unbeliever and pagan.

Roger Williams: Freedom's Forgotten Hero - Part 2 of 7

Pilgrims and Puritans came to America seeking religious freedom for themselves. Roger Williams arrived seeking liberty of conscience for all: Protestant, Catholic, Jew, Muslim, unbeliever and pagan.

Library of Congress: Image- Roger Williams University--Nashville, Tenn.--Normal class

1 photographic print. | Group portrait of African American students, facing front.

Primary Source: Our Documents - Northwest Ordinance (1787)

OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.