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Baltimore, Maryland MARYLAND By Alexandra , 1/10/11, Ms. Clark The State of Maryland The Capital! Marylands state Capital is Annapolis. Founded in 1649. On the side walks, if you squint slightly you will see the town the founding fathers saw. The population in the entire state is 5,042,438. That is a lot of people! Also, the state flag is 12,407 square miles long. June 14th is also Flag day! When you walk up to the capital building, there is a notice that says Please Come in. Once you walk in, a woman will come and ask you if you would like to have a tour. She might tell you if there is one starting now or when one will. No other Capital building has been in such long continuous use. There is a picture of William Pit, supporter of American rights, Washington resigning his Commission as C in C of the Continental Army in this building in 1783. The Capital building is very beautiful, there are many echoes of European architecture. The Capital building became a historic land mark in 1968. About Maryland Marylands state bird is the Baltimore Oriole. State Flower: Black eyed Susan. State Tree: White oak State Song: Maryland My Maryland State Cat: Calico State Sport: Jousting State fossil: Ecphora Gardnerae Gardnerae The state motto is italian, Fatii Maschii Parole Femine. It means, Strong Deeds, Gentle Words. It was decided in 1776 State drink: Milk State Reptile: Diamondback Terrapin State Dinosaur: Astrodon Johnstoni State dog: Chesapeake Bay retriever!!! The State fish, The rock fish. The top ( the states theatres) theatres in Maryland are The Center Stage and Olney theatre. And the state insect is the Baltimore checker spot butterfly! State boat : Skipjack Cambridge Tour Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: It was Birthplace of Harriet Tubman: The Blackwater national wildlife refuge was established 1933 as a refuge for migrating birds. Activities there, the wildlife area, bird sanctuary, and more! There are also many forests and ponds in Cambridge. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Cambridge Baltimore tour Art Museum: It displays self-taught artist in 6 galleries. The main buildings architecture is an art creation too. It won many national awards for its beauty and design. All day you could walk around and see the beautiful art! Maryland Colleges St. John's College is a liberal art college with two U.S. campuses: one in Annapolis, Maryland. Founded in 1696 as a preparatory school, King William's School, the school received a collegiate charter in 1784, making it one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States. Since 1937, it has followed an unusual curriculum, the Program, based on discussion of works from the Western philosophic, scientific and literary canon; this program is probably that for which the school is best known. The mascot or logo for the basket ball team is a bird. Maryland College: Bowie State University Located in the heart of the Washington- Baltimore-Annapolis region, Bowie State boasts a best-of-all-worlds learning experience—high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs delivered in a convenient and welcoming environment at affordable tuition rates. Bowie State University's logo or mascot is the Bulldog. Bibliography Slide Here is where I found My Bowie State information, click the second one: http://www.google.com/search?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&rty+in+Maryland&ie=UTls=com.microsoft:en- us&biw=956&bih=690&q=Bowie+State+UniversiF-8&sa=N&tab=iw Here is where I found all my http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&rls=com.microsoft%3Aen- us&biw=939&bih=673&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Maryland&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq= And finally where I found most of my work: http://www.google.com/search?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&rls=com.microsoft:en- us&biw=939&bih=673&q=Maryland&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=iw Words to know! CLIPPERSHIP – a fast sailing ship INTEGRATE ( In - Tuh – grate) to make places, services, and goods available to people of all races. JIMCROWLAWS – laws saying that African and European Americans should live separately. ROWHOUSES - a row of houses connected to each other. SEGREGATE – TO KEEP PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT RACES APART. SKIPJACK - a small sailboat made for harvesting oysters. WHITEWATERRAFTING – steering a small boat through fast moving water. Conclusion!!! I think Maryland would be a good or fun place to live. There are so many things to do there! Even if I just had a vacation probably would enjoy it. My opinion on Maryland from 0 – 10 would be a 7. In Maryland, there are so many places to go. You could go to a museum or see some friends. On Chesapeake Bay you could even go swimming! Chesapeake Bay is probably one of the places I would go to if were to go to Maryland. There are supposed to be many boats. You might enjoy watching them go by. The End!! Thanks for watching!!!
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