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  2. The Maryland State Colonization Society was originally a branch of the American Colonization Society, which had founded the colony of Liberia at Monrovia on January 7, 1822. The Maryland Society decided to establish a new settlement of its own to accommodate its emigrants and with the intention of controlling trade to its colony.

  3. Apr 26, 2013 · 2nd Lord Baltimore, led first expedition that established Colony of Maryland Leonard Calvert (1610-1647) England: bef. 1632: Maryland Colony: Served as 1st Colonial Governor of Maryland bet. 1634-1647, brother of Cecilius Calvert, above. Gov. Thomas Greene (c1610-1650) England: 1634: Maryland Colony: Served as 2nd Colonial Governor of Maryland ...

  4. Jun 17, 2010 · The 13 Colonies were a group of colonies of Great Britain that settled on the Atlantic coast of America in the 17th and 18th centuries. The colonies declared independence in 1776 to found the ...

  5. Apr 24, 2021 · Learn more about the New York colony. This colony, founded in 1664, was the location of the Albany Congress, the first attempt to unite the colonies.

  6. The 13 Colonies. Click on a colony to learn more about it. Back to 13 Colonies article

  7. 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.

  8. Jun 16, 2021 · Baltimore is by far the state’s largest city, with a population of approximately 609,000. Maryland was founded as an English colony in 1634. It was named in honor of Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of King Charles I. It was in Maryland where Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”, upon witnessing a battle during the War of 1812.

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