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.
Fairhope was founded in November 1894 on the site of the former Alabama City as a Georgist "Single-Tax" colony by the Fairhope Industrial Association, a group of 28 followers of economist Henry George who had incorporated earlier that year in Des Moines, Iowa. Their corporate constitution explained their purpose in founding a new colony:
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 ...
Crown Colony of New Jersey: 4 Georgia: January 2, 1788 (ratified) Crown Colony of Georgia: 5 Connecticut: January 9, 1788 (ratified) Crown Colony of Connecticut: 6 Massachusetts: February 6, 1788 (ratified) Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay: 7 Maryland: April 28, 1788 (ratified) Proprietary Province of Maryland: 8 South Carolina: May 23, 1788