Maryland

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.

<http://www.infoplease.com/us-states/maryland.html>.



Burgon, Michael. "The Maryland Colony." Avoca School District 37. Avoca, 10 Feb. 2011. Web.12 Sep 2013. <http://avoca37.org/12tristanj/2011/02/10/the-maryland-colony/>.