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  Maryland - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Maryland’s natural regions are, from east to west, the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the Piedmont, the Blue Ridge province, the Ridge and Valley province, and the Appalachian Plateaus (locally called the Allegheny Plateau).
The region in Maryland is primarily one of farmlands and small rural communities, except for the urbanized areas centered on Baltimore and Washington, D.C., in the west, and Salisbury and Ocean City in the east.
The Ridge and Valley province in Maryland consists of the broad Hagerstown Valley, which is part of the Great Appalachian Valley, in the east and a series of parallel forested ridges and deep narrow valleys in the west.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Maryland
Maryland, and that solely and avowedly because it was a grant to a Catholic nobleman for the purpose of establishing a Catholic colony.
Maryland, went to France to obtain from Louis XV a tract of land in the Louisian territory for the purpose of transporting the Catholics of the province in a body to that country.
Maryland, and struck the shackles from the Catholics of that province.
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 Maryland
In the absence of reliable statistics it is difficult to ascertain the growth of the population in the colony during the period elapsing from 1634 to 1690; according to the estimate already given, in 1671, it was 20,000.
In 1759 the estimated Catholic population of the province was 9000, and the number of priests, all Jesuits, eight to fifteen.
The Catholics of Maryland were not partisans of the House of Stuart, and, furthermore, the sympathies of the Cardinal of York were known to be not on the side of the Society of Jesus, to which the Maryland missionaries almost all belonged.
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 Maryland - MSN Encarta
Maryland is bordered by Pennsylvania on the north, Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Virginia on the south, and West Virginia on the southwest and west.
Maryland entered the Union on April 28, 1788, as the 7th of the original 13 states.
During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Maryland and its residents were involved in many of the events relating to the attainment of independence by the United States and to the early struggles of the young republic.
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 CVO Menu - America's Volcanic Past - Maryland
The Coastal Plain Province is underlain by a wedge of unconsolidated sediments including gravel, sand, silt, and clay, which overlaps the rocks of the eastern Piedmont along an irregular line of contact known as the Fall Zone.
The rocks of the Blue Ridge Province in western Frederick County are exposed in a large anticlinal fold whose limbs are represented by Catoctin Mountain and South Mountain.
The Piedmont Plateau Province is composed of hard, crystalline igneous and metamorphic rocks and extends from the inner edge of the Coastal Plain westward to Catoctin Mountain, the eastern boundary of the Blue Ridge Province.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /LivingWith/VolcanicPast/Places/volcanic_past_maryland.html   (1692 words)

  
 All About Maryland: History of
Maryland was also one of the key destinations for tens of thousands of British convicts punished by sentences of transportation, which carried on until independence.
Maryland was the last hold-out; it refused to ratify until Virginia and New York agreed to rescind their claims to lands in the Ohio River valley.
While Maryland was the last state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, it was the seventh state to ratify the Constitution, which it did by a vote of 63-11 on March 28, 1788.
www.allaboutmaryland.com /history.html   (1887 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Province of Maryland was an English colony in North America that existed from 1632 until 1776, when it joined the other twelve of the Thirteen colonies in establishing the United States.
Maryland lost some of its putative original territory to Pennsylvania in the 1760s, when the Mason-Dixon Line was drawn to resolve a boundary dispute between the two colonies.
Maryland declared independence from Britain in 1776, with Samuel Chase, William Paca, Thomas Stone, and Charles Carroll of Carrollton signing the Declaration of Independence for the colony.
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 Delegates to the Constitutional Convention: Maryland
During the decade, he also began a tour in the Maryland senate that was to span his lifetime and helped George Washington promote the Patowmack Company, a scheme to canalize the Potomac River so as to provide a transportation link between the East and the trans-Appalachian West.
Returning to Maryland after the convention, he campaigned for ratification of the Constitution but was not a delegate to the state convention.
In an address to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1787 and in numerous newspaper articles, Martin attacked the proposed new form of government and continued to fight ratification of the Constitution through 1788.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/marrymaryland.html   (2069 words)

  
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By the charter, the king erected it into a province, and gave it the name of Maryland, in honour of his Queen, Henrietta Maria, the daughter of Henry the Fourth of France, to be held of the crown of England, he yearly, for ever, rendering two Indian arrows.
Under this charter Maryland continued to be governed, with some short intervals of interruption, down to the period of the American Revolution, by the successors of the original proprietary.
Upon the revolution of 1688, the government of Maryland was seized into the hands of the crown, and was not again restored to the proprietary until 1716.
www.utulsa.edu /law/classes/rice/Constitutional/Storey/story_history_maryland.html   (1043 words)

  
 Freshwater Use in Maryland, 1995
One of the earliest records describing the extent of Maryland's water resources is from 1634 when a colonist wrote of what he had seen in the "Province of Maryland," ".
Maryland is within a regional manufacturing belt that extends along the eastern seaboard of the United States.
Maryland water-use data were published in statewide reports annually from 1985-87, and biennially from 1988-93.
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 Maryland Early State Records Online
Digest of the laws of Maryland; being an abridgment, alphabetically arranged, of all the public acts of assembly now in force, and of general use, from the first settlement of the state, to the end of November session 1797, inclusive, with references to the acts at large.
The Laws of Maryland from the End of the Year 1799, with a Full Index, and the Constitution of This State, as Adopted by the Convention, with the Several Alterations by Acts of Assembly: and an Appendix Containing the Land Laws; with the resolutions Considered Proper to be Published.
British statutes in force in Maryland according to the report thereof made to the General assembly by the late Chancellor Kilty; with notes and references to the acts of assembly and the Code, and to the principal English and Maryland cases.
djs.state.md.us /megafile/msa/speccol/sc4800/sc4872/html/codes.html   (1184 words)

  
 Maryland Conventions 1774-1775
The proceedings of the Convention of the Province of Maryland: held at the City of Annapolis, on the seventh of December, 1775.
The proceedings of the Convention of the Province of Maryland: held at the City of Annapolis, on the twenty-first of June, 1776.
The proceedings of the Convention of the Province of Maryland: held at the City of Annapolis, on the fourteenth of August 1776.
www.lawlib.state.md.us /library_pubs_mdconventions.htm   (143 words)

  
 Archives of Maryland Online
A digest of the laws of Maryland : being an abridgment, alphabetically arranged, of all the public acts of assembly now in force and of general use from the first settlement of the state, to the end of November session, 1797, with references to the acts at large.
Digest of the laws of Maryland; being an abridgment, alphabetically arranged, of all the public acts of assembly now in force, and of general use, from the first settlement of the state, to the end of November session 1797, inclusive, with references to the acts at large.
The Laws of Maryland from the End of the Year 1799, with a Full Index, and the Constitution of This State, as Adopted by the Convention, with the Several Alterations by Acts of Assembly: and an Appendix Containing the Land Laws; with the resolutions Considered Proper to be Published.
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 Maryland State Motto Fatti Maschii Parole Femine Strong Deeds Gentle Words
At the Convention of 1776, the Great Seal of the Province was adopted as the Great Seal of the State until a new seal could be devised.
Be it Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, That Senate Joint Resolution No. 9, "In Relation to the Great Seal of the State," passed by the General Assembly at its Session in 1874, be, and the same is hereby, rescinded.
And so it was, that in 1876, the seal that had served as the Great Seal of the Province of Maryland over 200 years before, was once again serving as the Great Seal of the State of Maryland.
www.netstate.com /states/mottoes/md_motto.htm   (1203 words)

  
 Daffodil Lane: Maryland Archives
It is observed on the anniversary of the March 25, 1634 landing of settlers in the Province of Maryland.
Annapolis is the capital of the state of Maryland and was founded in 1649.
Maryland’s State House is also located in Annapolis and is easily seen from most of historic downtown Annapolis.
www.daffodillane.com /movabletype/archives/maryland   (4066 words)

  
 FindLaw: State Resources: Maryland: Laws: Commercial Subscription Services: Westlaw Databases
Maryland Family Law Cases (MDFL-CS) Includes cases from the Provincial Court, Proprietary Province of Maryland (1658-1774), General Court (1781-1805), Court of Appeals (1787-), Court of Special Appeals (1967-quick opinions) and Tax Court cases not scheduled to be reported by West (1960).
Maryland Labor and Employment Cases (MDLB-CS) Includes cases from the Provincial Court, Proprietary Province of Maryland (1658-1774), General Court (1781-1805), Court of Appeals (1787-), Court of Special Appeals (1967-quick opinions) and Tax Court cases not scheduled to be reported by West (1960).
Maryland Pension and Retirement Benefits Cases (MDPEN-CS) Includes cases from the Provincial Court, Proprietary Province of Maryland (1658-1774), General Court (1781-1805), Court of Appeals (1787-), Court of Special Appeals (1967-quick opinions) and Tax Court cases not scheduled to be reported by West (1960).
guide.corporate.findlaw.com /11stategov/md/wldatabase.html   (1912 words)

  
 FindLaw: State Resources: Maryland: Laws: Commercial Subscription Services: Westlaw Databases
Maryland Education Cases (MDED-CS) Includes cases from the Provincial Court, Proprietary Province of Maryland (1658-1774), General Court (1781-1805), Court of Appeals (1787-), Court of Special Appeals (1967-quick opinions) and Tax Court cases not scheduled to be reported by West (1960).
Maryland Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Cases (MDETH-CS) Includes cases from the Provincial Court, Proprietary Province of Maryland (1658-1774), General Court (1781-1805), Court of Appeals (1787-), Court of Special Appeals (1967-quick opinions) and Tax Court cases not scheduled to be reported by West (1960).
Maryland Statutes 1987 Annotated (MD-STANN87) Contains documents from Maryland statutes as set forth in the Annotated Code of Maryland; statutes are current through the 1987 Session of the General Assembly as contained in the 1987 pocket part to the Annotated Code of Maryland.
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 Maryland
Maryland Loyalism and the American Revolution a web site devoted to the history of those Marylanders who sided with England in the "unnatural rebellion".
Frederick Co, Maryland was formed from Prince George's County in 1748.
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland 1751; Map of the State of Maryland 1794; the probable theatre of the war 1861; Maryland Campaign, Sept. 3rd to 29th 1862; and the 1904 Gazetteer of Maryland.
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 Colonial Immigration 1600-1700
The province of Maryland was established by the
This changed when the Maryland assembly passed a ‘fl code’ in 1664 "which declared any fl in the colony to be a slave for life by virture of his color.
During the years 1649 to 1700 the Maryland Provincial Assembly and Council sought to encourage emigrants to settle in Maryland by passing naturalization and denization acts.
www.oriole.umd.edu /~mddlmddl/791/legal/html/immi1600.html   (750 words)

  
 History of Our Province
In 1879, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus disbanded the New York-Canada mission and gave responsibility for the American section to the Maryland Province which was renamed the Maryland-New York Province.
In 1943, Maryland and New York were separated with New York retaining responsibility for all of New York and part of northern New Jersey.
The Antilles Province serves the needs of the peoples of the Caribbean who have become an important part of the growing immigrant population in New York and throughout the United States.
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 Frederick.com-Frederick County Maryland History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In March of 1732 the proprietor of the Province of Maryland desired to attract settlers to the Northern and the Western areas of his territory, so he made a proclamation declaring special land prices and taxes for settlers.
While the early land grants were to English-speaking people from Maryland, and the earliest settlers came from nearby St. Mary's, Charles, and Prince George's Counties, a large part of the actual settlers of the land were Palatines from Germany.
The Maryland officials early appreciated the value of the German settlers to the province and did all they could to encourage the movement, as the Germans were looked upon as a thrifty, industrious and God-fearing poeple who were a benefit to the community.
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 Exploring Maryland's Roots: Library: George Alsop (c. 1636-c. 1673)
George Alsop, A Character of the Province of Maryland, (1666; reprint Cleveland, OH: The Burrows Brothers Compay, 1902), 55.
Alsop, A Character of the Province of Maryland, 1902 ed., p.
George Alsop's book is available on the Maryland State Archives website at: A Character of the Province of Maryland (1666).
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 Microfilm MSA SC M3145 Index
Proceedings of the convention of the Province of Maryland held...
Proceedings of the Convention of the Province of Maryland.
Debates and Proceedings of the Maryland Reform Convention to Revise the State Constitution to which are prefixed the Bill of Rights and Constitution as Adopted.
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The Government of this Province doth continually, by all lawful means, strive to purge her Dominions from such base corroding humors, that would predominate upon the least smile of Liberty, did not the Laws check and bridle in those unwarranted and tumultuous Opinions.
The Christian Inhabitant of this Province, as to the general, lives wonderful well and contented: The Government of this Province is by the loyalness of the people, and loving demeanor of the Proprietor and Governor of the same, kept in a continued peace and unity.
Thomas Stocket, in the County of Baltemore, within the Province of MaryLand, under the Government of the Lord Baltemore, being a Country abounding with the variety and diversity of all that is or may be rare.
www.mith2.umd.edu /eada/html/display.php?docs=alsop_character.xml&action=show   (9035 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : The Charter of Maryland : 1632
So, nevertheless, that the Laws aforesaid be consonant to Reason, and be not repugnant or contrary, but (so far as conveniently may be) agreeable to the Laws, Statutes, Customs, and Rights of this Our Kingdom of England.
Which Ordinances We will to be inviolably observed within the said Province, under the Pains to be expressed in the same.
Furthermore, that the New Colony may more happily increase by a Multitude of People resorting thither, and at the same Time may be more firmly secured from the Incursions of Savages, or of other Enemies, Pirates, and Ravagers: We therefore, for Us.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/states/ma01.htm   (321 words)

  
 PHMC: Pennsylvania History
Seeking a haven in the New World for persecuted Friends, Penn asked the King to grant him land in the territory between Lord Baltimore's province of Maryland and the Duke of York's province of New York.
Because of the liberality of Penn's principles and the freedom of expression that prevailed, the province was noted for the variety and strength of its intellectual and educational institutions and interests.
By 1776, the Province of Pennsylvania had become the third largest English colony in America, though next to the last to be founded.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/pahist/quaker.asp?secid=31   (2231 words)

  
 Province of Maryland Essays
There are 2 essays on Province of Maryland.
Explores the history of the state of Maryland.
An essay on why you would have wanted to live in colonial Maryland rather than New York, Rhode Island, or Virginia.
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