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What were the advantages and disadvantages of living in the

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Tiara Garrett

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What were the advantages and disadvantages of living in the Maryland colony?
Question for Investigation
Advantages, Disadvantages, living, and Maryland colony.
Variables in my question are:
Based on what I already knew , I believe that there maybe a lot of advantages and a few Disadvantages.
I used the following books: I read the first two books and previewed the last book.

1. The Maryland Colony By: Kevin Cunningham
2. The thirteen Colonies By: Dennis Fradin
3. African-Americans in the thirteen colonies By: Deborah Kent

Kids that lived in Baltimore were allowed to drink beer
Tobacco was considered money
The Farmers in Maryland cut the bark from the trees near the ground so the sap from the tree would stop flowing out.
When the sap dried the branches on the tree die.
Tobacco was Maryland's major crop.
Interesting facts
My topic of study was to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of living in the Maryland colony.
Topic of study
I choose this topic of study because I wanted to learn more about what life was like in the Maryland Colony.
Why did I choose this topic of study?
I conducted my investigation by picking 4 books and a note-taking system called "The Research system"
How did I conduct my investigation?
Advantages & Disadvantages
What I learned from my investigation was that Maryland came from Sir George Calvert's dream in lord Baltimore which is north of Virginia.
What I learned from my investigation
My final thoughts are: How many people lived in the Maryland colony? Also, How did Cecilius take over the colony and name it Maryland?
Final Thoughts
Cunningham, Kevin, The Maryland Colony, city of publication, Scholastic Library Publishing, 2011, Book

Fradin, Dennis, The Thirteen Colonies, CT, Children's Press, 1989, Book

Kent, Deborah, African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies, CT, Children's Press, 1996, Book
Books I used
Topic: Colonial Life
The Maryland colony brought indentured servants and enslaved Africans.
Since the Calvert and Penn families argued over the boundary that is between Maryland and Pennsylvania they hired two men: Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon to map the boundary between the two colonies
After Calvert died Cecilius took over and named the colony Maryland.
Cecilius gave large estates(large areas of land that has one owner) to the English aristocrats( A member of a ruling class or of the nobility).
When the number of citizens/residents grew or got larger, the colony needed more workers.
Cecilius granted smaller pieces of land to the other settlers.
Sir George Calvert
Lord Baltimore
Indentured Servants
Enslaved Africans
Advantages & Disadvantages
Border disputes( argue or debate)
Religious infighting( fighting between rivals)
Danger of Native Americans
Runaway servants
Runaway slaves
Calvert Family
George Calvert was born on November 29, 1841. He was the son of Edward Henry Calvert. George Calvert has a sister named Rosaile Stier. These are not the only family members of the Calvert family. There are many more people with the last name Calvert that lives in the United States of America. The people I just named are just examples of the people with the last name Calvert that lived in the Maryland Colony.
George Calvert
Edward Henry Calvert
Rich whites
Christians were free
Many Climates
Mixed agriculture of tobacco
Located on the Ocean
Rosalie Stier
Penn Family
William Penn was born October 14, 1644 in
London, England. He died on July 30, 1718 in
Berkshire, England. William Penn's Religion was Quakerism (Religious Society of friends) and his spouses are Hannah Margaret Callohill and Gulielma Maria Springett. He has 9 children: William Penn Jr, John Penn, Thomas Penn, Richard Penn sr, Letita Penn, Margaret Penn, Dennis Penn, and Hannah Penn. William Penn's parents are Admiral Sir William and Margaret Jasper.
William Penn
Admiral Sir William
Margaret Jasper
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