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  The 13 Colonies of America

Maryland

 

Founded: 1633 by Lord Baltimore and others, at Baltimore

Major Industry: Manufacturing (shipbuilding, iron works), Agriculture (corn, wheat, rice, indigo)

Major Cities: Baltimore, Annapolis

Colony Named for: Queen Henrietta Maria of England

Became a State: April 28, 1788

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Baltimore: City of Firsts
Religious Toleration Act
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Maryland
Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
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