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Maryland Colonies

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The Maryland Colony By
Timothy Ballah
Darius Gilliam
Tenio Johnson George Calvert-The first lord Baltimore. Lord Baltimore George asked the King for a grant of land further south near the Chesapeake Bay. He drew a map for King Charles I, showing a territory that he wanted just north of the colony of Virginia. He hoped that this territory would have warmer weather and so be more suitable for an English colony. George died in 1632, before Charles I had time to approve the charter for George’s colony, named Maryland. George’s eldest son, Cecil, the Second Lord Baltimore helped to bring his father’s dream colony to life. List of Lord Baltimores 1625-1632 George Calvert (1579-1632) Received the title, Baron of Baltimore, from James I, King of England
1632-1675 Cecilius Calvert (1605-1675) 2nd Lord Baltimore.
1675-1714/15 Charles Calvert 3rd Lord Baltimore
1714/15-1715 Benedict Leonard Calvert 4th Lord Baltimore.
1715-1751 Charles Calvert 5th Lord Baltimore. .
1751-1771 Frederick Calvert 6th lord Baltimore
1771-1776 Henry Harford Harford did British government. Samuel Ogle Religion The majority of Maryland was Protestant. Catholics were minorities. Samuel Ogle was governor of Maryland from 1731-1732, 1733-1742, 1746/47-1752.
He was sent to other places in between his terms. Livelihood Flag
Many farmers like Samuel Ogle and Benjamin Tasker were famous tobacco farmers and made alot of money off of slaves and tobacco. The Maryland flag contains the family crest of the Calvert and Crossland families. Maryland was named after Queen Henrietta Maria Reviewed by
Ben Ballah In the Maryland colonial times they traded lots of tobacco. Maryland was also very famous for slavery He also started the construction of the Belair Mansion. He was credited with bringing the idea of horse racing to Maryland. Anne Tasker was 19 and he was 47 when they wed. He married Anne Tasker in 1742 and had 5 children with her: Anne, Samuel, Benjamin Ogle who became Governor of the State of Maryland, Mary and Mellora. To counter the troubles the colonial Maryland governor, Lord Baltimore enacted the religious tolerance act. Tension grew between Protestant and the Catholics. The red and white design belongs to the Crossland family. The black and Gold designs belong to the Calvert family. Maryland was founded as an English colony in 1634 by Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore. The End Prince Georges County had the most slaves of all the counties in Maryland. Samuel ogle was a british captain before he became governor His brother-in-law Ben Tasker succeeded him. He died threes after his marriage on may 3, 1753. Anne died a old woman on august 14, 1817
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