Answer to Go: Observing our geography
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Q. This summer we went to New England with the kids. My daughter worked on her map reading skills. We drove up the coast of Connecticut and then took the interstate highway through Providence to Boston. She came up with a good question. Why do they call this state Rhode “Island?” We never left the mainland.