Maryland State Symbols
Maryland State Symbols
08/01/2017 Bill Hart

State Symbols of Maryland You Should Know   National symbols are important in building a state or a nation’s identity. One state’s symbol can tell a story about the history and culture of the place at a particular time or event. Symbols make certain abstract concepts more tangible and understandable. A flag, for example, can
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Maryland in the 1800s
Maryland in the 1800s and the Star-Spangled Banner
07/19/2017 Bill Hart

Reviving the American Revolutionary Spirit: How Nineteenth-Century Maryland Inspired the Writing of the National Anthem The 1800s saw Maryland at the forefront of another American victory against European superpowers. In the previous century, the United States has just won their independence from the British Empire, but as a young nation, it was still reeling from
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Maryland in the 1800s
07/14/2017 Bill Hart

When Maryland overthrew the Colonial rule The end of the eighteenth century marked the start of difficult times for Maryland. In the early 1800s, United States faced a bitter dispute with their enemy, England. The two countries’ political relationship was on the verge of sinking. Following Napoléon’s selling of all the French territory on the
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Maryland in the 1700s
07/04/2017 Bill Hart

How Maryland continued to be under colonial rule   This series on Maryland’s history continues from where the previous article left off. This time, let’s switch gears as we look back at the Old Line State in the 1700s. This particular century saw the continuation of Maryland under colonial rule by the English.   Majority
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Maryland in the 1600s
06/27/2017 Bill Hart

How the Free State Was Established The sixteen hundreds was an eventful period in Maryland’s rich history. It sees the state’s founding and its establishment as a colony under English rule. Let’s dive into full detail as we chronicle the most significant events that happened during this particular period.   Finding Maryland: A Colony Was
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First Colony of Maryland
First Colony of Maryland
06/22/2017 Bill Hart

How Maryland Became a Colony Before Maryland became the Free State that we know today, it was one of the original thirteen colonies of the United States. It belonged to the Southern Colonies group together with the Virginia and Georgia colonies. Let’s take a look at the Old Line State’s emergence as a colony.  
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USS Constellation
USS Constellation
06/13/2017 Bill Hart

How this warship proved to be a US history trophy For years, Maryland has boasted of being the home to many crown jewels from the rich history of America. One of these crown jewels is found afloat at Baltimore’s historic seaport, the Inner Harbor. It is the over-two-hundred-years-old US Navy warship that sailed across continents
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The Free State of Maryland
06/06/2017 Bill Hart

A Very Short Review on the History of How Maryland Became a State The Chesapeake Bay state has a history that can make any true American patriot proud. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was considered to be the birthplace of religious freedom in America and was one of the first European settlements to
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Steamboats Sail by Chesapeake Bay
Steamboats Sail by Chesapeake Bay
05/30/2017 Bill Hart

How Steamboats and US History Are Intertwined Taken from an Algonquian word meaning “big river,” Chesapeake Bay is where steamboats sailed for almost 150 years. It was in 1807 that North River Steamboat first demonstrated the feasibility of using steam to propel boats for commercial use. However, it wasn’t until 1813, six years after, that
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Family Feud Penn-Calvert Boundary Dispute
Family Feud: Penn-Calvert Boundary Dispute
05/23/2017 Bill Hart

How the Penn-Calvert boundary dispute was resolved after eighty-five years The first Lord Baltimore, George Calvert, had the vision to create a refuge where Catholics and Protestants could practice their faith without discrimination. Calvert himself, a converted Roman Catholic, had experienced several conflicts because of his beliefs. In 1621 he applied for a charter for
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Maryland:<br>Lord Baltimore's Dream

Maryland:
Lord Baltimore's Dream

MARYLAND:<br>The Story Continues

MARYLAND:
The Story Continues