Colonial America

The Catholic Foundation

  • Founded in 1634
  • Founded by Lord Baltimore or George Calvert
  • Was the sixth colony out of the thirteen
  • Founded as a refuge for Catholics in England
  • Named after Mary, the mother of Jesus

Life in Maryland

Statistics and Influences

  • Maryland introduced slavery to itself and Americas lasting for over 200 years
  • Religion had a large impact on Maryland as a colony, people were mainly protestant and Catholics
  • People living in Maryland were mainly from England

Important People

Works Cited

"Maryland." Info Please. Info Please, 10 Sept 2012. Web. 12 Sep 2013.


Burgon, Michael. "The Maryland Colony." Avoca School District 37. Avoca, 10 Feb. 2011. Web.12 Sep 2013. <>.