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Give the 2 names of the person who began the colony of Maryland.
George Calvert
Lord Baltimore
Where did the Ark finally drop anchor?
The Ark dropped anchor at St. Clements.
Define charter.
A charter is a set of laws.
Explain the idea that was put into action for the first time in the Maryland colony.
The new idea was that Church and State were separate. The people did not have to pay taxes to the Church. The people of Maryland were free to attend any church they wanted. Maryland's charter did not name an official church.
Charles I
He was the king of England who granted Cecil Calvert the charter for the colony of Maryland.
William Claiborne
He was from Virginia and began a settlement on Kent Island, which was inside Maryland's boundaries.
Leonard Calvert
He was the first governor of the Maryland colony and the younger brother of Cecil.
Cecil Calvert
He was George's oldest son and became Lord Baltimore II
Name the island where William Browne's ship stopped to take on fresh water and fruit.
The island was Barbados.
why did Lord Baltimore leave Newfoundland?
It was quite cold in Newfoundland, and the growing season was not long enough for the crops they had planned.
Name the 2 ships that set sail from England to maryland in 1633.
They were the Ark and the Dove.
Who provided a lot of money for bringing people to Maryland?
Wealthy gentlemen investors provided a lot of money. Gentlemen investors were Catholics or younger sons of rich families.