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The Maryland Colony

Learn about the exploration and establishment of the colony of Maryland hundreds of years ago. There were many conflicts and battles before the colony came to exist, which eventually became one of our fifty great states.


Maryland was surrounded by the three colonies Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Maryland surrounds Chesapeake Bay, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean.


In 1632, George Calvert, also know as Lord Baltimore, persuaded King Charles I to grant him a charter to own land north of the Potomac River, which was part of Virginia. He wanted to start a settlement where Catholics could worship freely. His two sons explored Maryland, and had started Saint Marys, located on Saint Clements Island, which they bought from the Native Americans.


First settlers landed in Chesapeake Bay on February 23, 1634 on the Dove and the Ark. They chose a healthful site on a bluff overlooking the bay.

While St Marys was prospering, there was dispute over the control of Kent Island. Both Maryland and Virginia claimed it was theirs. In 1635, a small warfare broke out between the two colonies. In 1638, the English Commissioners for Foreign Plantations ruled that it belonged to Maryland.

Highlights of Civil Affairs in Maryland

1640’s- The king was having trouble keeping power with the English legislature. There were split sides between this conflict in the colonies. Lord Baltimore sided with the king, while the Puritans were sympathetic with the Parliament.

1644- William Claiborne, a Virginian, had seized Governor Calvert, Lord Baltimore’s youngest son.

1646- Governor Calvert regained authority with troops supplied by the governor of Virginia.

June 1647- Governor Calvert died, and was replaced by William Stone, a Protestant.

1649- Legislature passed the Act Concerning Religion, which gave freedom of worship to anyone who believed in the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.

1692- Law repealed because of its limit to only Christians.

1654- The commission tried to replace the government and remove Lord Baltimore and Governor Stone’s authority, but failed.

1688- King James II, a Catholic, was succeeded by two Protestants, William and Mary.

1689- Colonists asked King William to have Maryland under royal control.

1692- The first royal governor arrived in Maryland.

1694- Catholic- powered Saint Marys City was replaced by Protestant- powered Anne Arundel Town.


Tobacco prices encouraged more planting in Maryland. Some settlers had large plantations, while most had small farms. They bartered with the local natives, which made few hardships on food supply than in Virginia. In the 1690’s, slave prices dropped, and the owning of slaves became more common. In 1729, Baltimore was established, which was the main outlet for Maryland’s farm produce.


The majority of the people were Church of England Protestants, known as Puritans. It also included Roman Catholics and slaves. In 1648, 400-600 more Puritans moved to Maryland because of persecution in Virginia.

Colonial Life

Many people farmed tobacco and corn. There were few mills and no factories, but an abundance of horses. Unlike most colonies, Maryland had no major cities, and no schools.


In the 17th century, the death rate was high. In 1650, the population was 4500. In the 18th century, the population was rising. The population in 1700 was 25,000, and 130,000 by 1750.

Unique Information

One fifth of all slaves died on their way to America. The reason for this was because the slaves would get diseases, and they would be thrown off the ship. They did this to prevent diseases from spreading.

More Information

Before colonization, many soapstones and arrowheads were found.

It was more common to build farms by rivers. It was useful for growing crops.

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  1. Billy-Bob

    On September 13, 2006 at 8:15 am

    Not enough info!

  2. Jesse

    On September 23, 2006 at 5:58 pm

    dito to Billy Bob

  3. Bradley Rieth, servant in progress

    On September 24, 2006 at 5:48 pm

    FYI: I am currently 15 years old, and I wrote this when I was in sixth grade! :)

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    On September 28, 2006 at 1:37 pm

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  6. Bradley Rieth, servant in progress

    On September 28, 2006 at 6:21 pm

    Please understand me… I wrote this in sixth grade! In sixth grade two pages was a lengthy report! I’m only displaying what I wrote. Refer to my Benito Mussolini if you want a longer report (I wrote that in ninth grade). I am the writer of this article!!! =)

    P.S. Why do they cut out the citations?

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    On November 6, 2006 at 2:02 pm

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    On November 9, 2006 at 11:05 am

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    On November 12, 2006 at 4:41 pm

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    On December 2, 2006 at 10:19 am

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    On December 2, 2006 at 10:21 am

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  14. money pants

    On December 2, 2006 at 10:30 am

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  15. some one who has common sense

    On December 30, 2006 at 12:23 pm


  16. someone else who has common sense

    On January 3, 2007 at 8:54 pm

    how about you read above and you’ll notice that he wrote it in 6th grade… geez, what do you expect from a 6th grade report? if you don’t like it don’t read it and by the way, tobacco was a HUGE product of the time and it deserves that much attention

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    On January 6, 2007 at 9:31 pm

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  55. Anonymous

    On October 31, 2007 at 6:34 pm


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    On December 30, 2007 at 1:06 pm


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    On January 13, 2008 at 12:16 am

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    On January 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm

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    On February 21, 2008 at 4:52 pm

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  84. y do u need no?

    On February 26, 2008 at 8:10 pm

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    On February 26, 2008 at 8:12 pm

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    On March 2, 2008 at 4:51 pm

    i have a project that i have to do and i need help making little stuff that was back then in maryland colony.

  87. I dont have a name

    On March 6, 2008 at 7:19 pm

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  88. Another preson without a name

    On March 19, 2008 at 5:22 pm

    I’m in 5th grade and this site helped a little but I could use some more info.But c mon yr only in 6th! Give him a break peeps!

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  90. I am muslim

    On May 27, 2008 at 8:27 pm

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  91. I am a fifth grader

    On May 27, 2008 at 10:30 pm

    please put more info ok and I’m going to get a bad because you guys never help me. thanks to you

  92. Lexx

    On August 8, 2008 at 5:22 pm

    Do you think you could please describe the education or lack there of. I’m doing a research paper and I can’t find the information anywhere.

    Thank you,

  93. Nuru

    On August 19, 2008 at 8:15 pm

    can yall put more information plzz i got project to do for this colonies…thanx

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    On August 24, 2008 at 12:46 pm

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    On September 11, 2008 at 11:38 pm


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  101. Mr. Nice Guy

    On September 19, 2008 at 8:20 am

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    On September 22, 2008 at 12:56 pm

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  103. hshels

    On September 22, 2008 at 2:37 pm

    i think you are a total idiot and should get a real job thankyou

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    On September 22, 2008 at 8:39 pm

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  105. Mootha

    On September 23, 2008 at 11:36 am

    ( . .)
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    On September 23, 2008 at 11:37 am


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    On September 23, 2008 at 7:59 pm


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    On September 23, 2008 at 11:45 pm

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  109. On September 24, 2008 at 7:12 pm

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    On September 25, 2008 at 8:37 pm

    Nice work, it really helped me for my group project

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  112. no se

    On September 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm

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    On September 27, 2008 at 11:54 am

    I hate social studies too, but I need to get an A on this project, so I LOVE this websight. I REALLY HATE Maryland.

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    On September 28, 2008 at 2:10 pm

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    On September 29, 2008 at 9:35 pm

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    On September 30, 2008 at 10:48 am

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    On September 30, 2008 at 9:24 pm

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  118. Andrew

    On October 2, 2008 at 4:15 pm

    Great job! (you have more info then my 7th grade history book) this is really good, thanks for writing it, exallent for 6th grade :)

  119. Leona Lewis

    On October 3, 2008 at 10:05 am

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  120. bob132

    On October 5, 2008 at 4:15 pm

    Unlike the rest of you i love history and maryland. Good website but you need some more info on the settlement patterns of colonist.

  121. lamb57

    On October 6, 2008 at 10:18 pm

    need more geography and climate info about the colony doing brochure and need info

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    On October 7, 2008 at 9:47 am

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  123. hannah

    On October 7, 2008 at 7:57 pm

    this is awesome i live in maryland have a project due. this is perfect and a great job for 6th grade.

  124. skateboard boy

    On October 8, 2008 at 11:52 am

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  125. A Person Who Actually Pays Attention to the Author

    On October 11, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    This article helped me A LOT. I’m doing a project on Maryland right now. Of course, it didn’t give me everything I needed, but it certainly gave me things I couldn’t find anywhere else. :3

  126. student

    On October 16, 2008 at 11:08 am

    Great info about the colony,but u need more about constitution.

  127. im a person

    On October 19, 2008 at 3:52 pm

    you did not put enuff info.

  128. Kyannneee

    On October 20, 2008 at 8:31 pm


  129. djp

    On October 21, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    not enough info

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    On October 21, 2008 at 10:23 pm

    I really enjoyed your article. Those people who wrote mean and inappropriate stuff should get a life and back off. Thank you for taking the time to put this out for others to view- it was very informative. Thanks!!!

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    On October 24, 2008 at 3:17 pm

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  135. 8th grader

    On October 25, 2008 at 1:14 pm

    its really good it just needs a little more on the economy

  136. girl with guts

    On October 26, 2008 at 2:45 pm

    He did a good job. And what my teacher told us the climate was is Long hot humid summers, mild winters. Heavy rainfall, and rich soil was also in there.

    And guys, leave the kid alone. He done this report in 6th grade, not when he was in high school. Just go to a different site if you don’t like it.

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    On October 28, 2008 at 7:45 am

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  138. kkkk

    On October 28, 2008 at 7:52 am


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    On October 31, 2008 at 1:06 pm

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    On November 1, 2008 at 8:11 pm

    The kid, erm person, is a liar they probably weren’t in sixth grade when they wrote that junk. They just don’t want to get made fun of (,,,) (,,,)

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    On November 1, 2008 at 8:14 pm

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  143. Yankeesfan32695

    On November 4, 2008 at 6:46 pm

    I am in 8th grade and I am sorry to say that my brother who is in 3rd grade already knows this stuff.

  144. info

    On November 5, 2008 at 11:49 am

    it’s great lots of info just what i need and i’m in the 8th grade

  145. Dieter Hentz

    On November 11, 2008 at 12:31 pm

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    On November 11, 2008 at 3:35 pm

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    On November 11, 2008 at 4:30 pm

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  148. Timothy Carlson

    On November 19, 2008 at 12:41 am

    Hi I am in second grade and we learned this last year as part of history class. I think you need to redo some of it it is not as good as the end of the year project that we did called the Colony Project. Good job!

    Timothy Carlson

  149. K BAB3Z*

    On November 24, 2008 at 7:45 pm


  150. zebra chick

    On November 24, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    wow i need more info my teacher is a tough grader and i need a lot more info

  151. jasmine

    On November 29, 2008 at 6:28 am

    thanks u really helped me for my project that is due next week and it is all thanks 2 u

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    On December 7, 2008 at 12:42 pm

    I liked the info it helped me with a project.For Social Studies

  153. 47

    On December 9, 2008 at 8:53 am

    it does relly help me for project

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    On December 9, 2008 at 7:52 pm

    This website needs way more info. Its scrap like all the other websites i tried.

  155. Ethan Kearsley

    On December 9, 2008 at 7:59 pm

    Yo dude, i don’t mean to be mean or any thing, but this website really dosen’t help me at all.

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    On December 10, 2008 at 10:37 pm

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    On December 10, 2008 at 10:40 pm

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    On December 11, 2008 at 5:33 am

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  159. jazz

    On December 11, 2008 at 8:41 pm

    I think you could use more info but thanks it helped me alot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    On December 16, 2008 at 11:09 am

    i need more info nd details….this doesnt help much

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    On January 2, 2009 at 3:22 pm

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  162. This is awesome

    On January 12, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    Interesting website, can you give us some quotes from the Calvert family?

  163. yo yo soccer ball

    On January 19, 2009 at 2:55 pm

    if u could add in where they went that would be great!!!!

  164. Tim

    On January 22, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    How about you do your homework with a book instead of copying from the internet?

    Because thats no fun!

  165. Jeremiah

    On January 23, 2009 at 9:25 am

    Whos it named after i need to know!

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    On January 28, 2009 at 12:00 pm

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    On February 9, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    Mr.Nice guy is right

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    On February 9, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    Those people are just jealous that you were so good.They should say sorry.

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    On February 11, 2009 at 6:56 pm

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    On February 11, 2009 at 7:00 pm

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    On February 11, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    its cool yo cuz i got info in maryland

  172. gay kid

    On February 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    im gay

  173. Stuk in da suburbs

    On February 23, 2009 at 9:19 pm


  174. Kirby

    On February 25, 2009 at 4:39 pm

    I ask for more info. I’m doing a project on maryland I need more facts

  175. Jeffrey

    On February 26, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    I should check this out sometime

  176. Person

    On March 2, 2009 at 7:00 pm

    This needs more info on EVERYTHING pleeeeeeeeeze add more to it!!!!!! If i used ur info alone i would get an F!!!!

  177. hi my name is ... im not gonna tell you... (thats my real name)

    On March 4, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    yo everybody get more info for me!!!!!!!!

  178. emily is very hot

    On March 11, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    im 10 and i need thier religion the people who first settled their Fast facts dats wut i need

  179. dickface

    On March 12, 2009 at 12:04 am

    i know more than you do

  180. Bob

    On April 8, 2009 at 4:54 am

    wassup my name is Bob

  181. Bob

    On April 8, 2009 at 4:55 am

    i have a girlfriend

  182. emosewa (awesome)

    On April 20, 2009 at 4:23 pm

    people, especially Jeremiah, Maryland was named after Henrietta Maria from England. Also, never ever say !@#$%^&*! on a comment page. COMMENTS, not INSULTS AND RANDOM THINGS!

  183. Jessica

    On April 22, 2009 at 6:47 pm



    On April 24, 2009 at 7:55 pm


  185. whats up?

    On April 29, 2009 at 9:40 pm

    duz any1 kno whats up wit da thing where u go 2 da comments section of a website, & like dis thing in BOLD letters pops out and its like:


    duz it like really work?

  186. hi

    On May 3, 2009 at 5:27 pm


  187. popy

    On May 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm

    this help alot

  188. anna

    On May 21, 2009 at 10:02 pm

    dang it i need more info!

  189. daniel

    On May 27, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    dang it so alot people in 1775

  190. daniel

    On May 27, 2009 at 7:09 pm


  191. danny

    On May 27, 2009 at 7:10 pm


  192. yaya

    On May 29, 2009 at 11:03 am

    this site dosent help at all

  193. blah

    On June 3, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    it sucks bolse

  194. miley cyrus

    On June 3, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    this site is retarted-

  195. Bill

    On June 11, 2009 at 12:16 pm

    You made one huge mistake. Puritans were not Anglicans (Church of England)

  196. Chelse Manwell

    On July 2, 2009 at 11:24 am

    i have big boobz,i live in Rapid City,S.D

  197. Stupid

    On August 16, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    it helped a little but should add sum bout climate

  198. jcgirl

    On August 18, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    its good website and all with a lot of useful info on it but you should think aabout adding more about the economy. ya kno?

  199. Lila

    On August 26, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    it helped me, but i need something about the climate, military conditions, and government.

  200. jose

    On September 4, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    What is the climate???????????????????????????????????

  201. batman

    On September 9, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    this site is not going to change, stop asking for more info because your not going to get it. just go to some other site for info

  202. Tibby

    On September 13, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    I think the person who did this did a great job, even though he was a sixth grader, I mean come on would you expect a sixth grader to know all of that??? I AM VERY PROUD OF YOU =]

  203. sexy beast

    On September 16, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    i am a sexxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxy beassttttt and I HAVE A BOYFRIEND!

  204. loveontheinside

    On September 17, 2009 at 6:57 pm

    there are more comments then writting, if you guys need some information about maryland why dont you read a book or head to another website, because you guys are probably just going to copy it any ways thats not what work is for, its a refelection on you and how you feel about your sudies so do your own work and maybe just maybe yall when then realize that this guy put his own effort in time into this and that the comments are getting old, it was only added like 4 years ago

  205. who said that?

    On September 18, 2009 at 11:37 am

    who said that missy dooda

  206. badfajldfja;dfjlkasjdl;fkjal;kdfja;lksdjf;lkasjd;l

    On September 24, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    Dude this a sucky report even if u wer only in sixth grade. I have won like 50 writing awards in contests for essays and everythin

  207. Mz.Cinderella

    On October 15, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    This was pretty good, but i need more information.

  208. Abby

    On November 17, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    you should really put more about maryland;s conflict and ethnic backround in the 16 and 17 hundreds.

  209. almost 10

    On December 5, 2009 at 11:46 am

    needs more info

  210. ******republican*****mother******castle

    On December 9, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    u peoples hav no life. get a life. dont have lame conversations on a history report ummk? get a lifee

  211. God

    On January 13, 2010 at 11:53 pm

    Hey you I the real creator of this site!

  212. Tex

    On January 15, 2010 at 12:56 am

    I’m in 6th grade, and i agree w/ SOMEONE WHO ALSO HAS COMMON SENSE cuz thay seem 2 b the only ppl w/ common sense around here. this really helped and i like this site . y is evry 1 talkin bout things that got nothin’ 2 do w/ this website . geez, yor all stupid. almost

  213. GoGettaGirl

    On January 31, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    I’m im 8th grade and id like to say that even though its not a whole heck of a lot it helped me!! So to yall haters….GET OVER IT!!! :D if you reeeeeally think its not enough info then dont complain!!!! go somewhere else, this website is viewed by millions of people!!, they dont all need your negitive imput on things!, i suggest getting a life getting of the computer and go chek out a book if its THAT much of an issue!!! thank you very much:) G.

  214. hey hey hey its ur girl shanaynay

    On February 4, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    kewl stuff yo. idc about that stupid fite. i just wanna get an A lmao ya get wut im sayin?

  215. Anonymous

    On February 16, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    It’s ok, overall a good amount of info just not on what i needed. I have to do a report on the Maryland colony :( I’m in the seventh grade. This just wasn’t really enough info.

  216. ihv

    On March 3, 2010 at 1:18 pm

    i’m 2008 your 200′n late

  217. cool yorkie

    On March 6, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    umm im in 5th grade and i need stuff like economics goverment incentives religon and more this dident help

  218. jay_12_j

    On March 11, 2010 at 10:53 pm

    hey stop being mean this a good report for a sixgrader this website helped alot and im in 7th grade

  219. cc

    On March 12, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    shut up

  220. qwertyuiop

    On March 12, 2010 at 7:22 pm

    yha like todlly sutup ur … nevermind its a bad word

  221. llama face

    On August 30, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    you people all suck i thought it was pretty good for 6 grade if you dont like it then you should have wrote it your self

  222. cock suka

    On September 9, 2010 at 11:45 pm


  223. carpet munchin

    On September 21, 2010 at 10:50 am


  224. Baybear

    On September 28, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    this needs a lot more info. my social studies book has more info. and i hate that book. but its good for a start. BTW One republic and a rocket to the moon rock!

  225. The Right One

    On October 3, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    you guys are all idiots!!!! he said he wrote it in 6th grade. i dont think you could hav written something that so shut up. im in 8th grade and i have more common sense then all of you put together cut this guy a break god what the hell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    p.s. it helped me writer dude thanx

  226. blue cheese

    On October 10, 2010 at 10:16 pm

    i agree with the rite one
    it really helped me for a project
    and if he needs more info go to another source why are you relying on him you dont even know how reliable it is … i mean a sixth grader really??? no offense, thanks for the info

  227. callbackkonban

    On October 13, 2010 at 11:22 am

    Thank you. This was very helpful.

  228. irock

    On October 15, 2010 at 12:11 am

    It was helpful, but needs a bit more info.

  229. tomuchhomework

    On October 17, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    this helped me and I am in 8th grade pace(very advanced) progam, this is more info than in textbooks, stop being mean, and thank you to the creater

  230. homework

    On October 17, 2010 at 10:20 pm

    this helped me and I am in 8th grade pace(very advanced) progam, this is more info than in textbooks, stop being mean, and thank you to the creater

  231. WAZZUPPPPP!!!!!! :P

    On November 3, 2010 at 10:31 pm

    you need alotttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 more INFO PLZ update UR site for the sake of the Earth!! :P

  232. w4tas

    On November 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    jesus u people r so stupid, give this girl (or boy) a break! :P

  233. bobby

    On November 19, 2010 at 11:19 am

    yo i am bob the builder

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    On November 21, 2010 at 1:47 pm



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    On January 3, 2011 at 11:08 am


  237. Sasha

    On February 25, 2012 at 2:03 am

    Pretty helpful…! But don’t just depend on this, use another resource. Would agree with the people who said it needed more info, though.

  238. Sasha

    On February 25, 2012 at 2:04 am

    Pretty good info, though…!

  239. Sasha

    On February 26, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    So yeah, author, if you could post more info that would be great! Thank you for he info…i used most of the info in my report…but would LOVE some more info…

  240. kayla mcallister

    On October 24, 2012 at 8:52 pm

    I need more info about this for my stupid assignment so ADD MORE!!!!!!

  241. kayla mcallister

    On October 24, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    I need more info about this for my stupid assignment so ADD MORE!!!!!!

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