The Maryland Colony
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The Maryland Colony was one of the original 13 colonies located on the Atlantic Coast of North America. Maryland is classified as one of the Southern Colonies. The Maryland Colony was founded in 1633 by George Calvert and Lord Baltimore, King Charles I of England specified that the name the Colony in honor of his wife, Queen Henrietta Maria.
The Main Founders
Concentrated on agriculture and developed the plantations exporting tobacco, cotton, corn, vegetables, grain, fruit and livestock. The Southern Colonies have the largest slave population who worked on the plantations. Plantations grow cotton, tobacco, rice, sugar, indigo (a purple dye), and other crops.