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  1. The Province of Maryland was an English and later British colony in North America that existed from 1632 until 1776, when it joined the other twelve of the Thirteen Colonies in rebellion against Great Britain and became the U.S. state of Maryland.

  2. Here is a list of the thirteen colonies with the year they were founded in and a note on how they were founded. Virginia (1607) - John Smith and the London Company. New York (1626) - Originally founded by the Dutch. Became a British colony in 1664. New Hampshire (1623) - John Mason was the first land holder. Later John Wheelwright.

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Cape_ColonyCape Colony - Wikipedia

    The Cape Colony (Dutch: Kaapkolonie), also known as the Cape of Good Hope, was a British colony in present-day South Africa named after the Cape of Good Hope, which existed from 1795 to 1802, and again from 1806 to 1910, when it united with three other colonies to form the Union of South Africa.

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Empty_stringEmpty string - Wikipedia

    Formal theory. Formally, a string is a finite, ordered sequence of characters such as letters, digits or spaces. The empty string is the special case where the sequence has length zero, so there are no symbols in the string.

  5. As a consequence, the colony struggled and, by 1644, Fenwick agreed to merge the colony with the more vibrant Connecticut Colony a few miles up river. In 1647, Major John Mason assumed command of Saybrook Fort, which controlled the main trade and supply route to the upper river valley. The fort mysteriously burned to the ground, but another ...

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  7. Virginia would become the first British colony to legally establish slavery in 1661. Maryland and the Carolinas were soon to follow. The only Southern colony to resist the onset of slavery was Georgia, created as an Enlightened experiment.

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