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USA Maryland History

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For whom was the colony of Maryland named ... ?
Option : The Virgin Mary
Option : Queen Mary Tudor of England
Option : Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I of E
Option : Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland
Answer : Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I of E
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What was the first town in Maryland and the seat of colonial government until 1708 .... ?
Option : St. Mary's City
Option : Providence (now called Annapolis)
Option : Baltimore
Option : Leonardtown
Answer : St. Mary's City
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What were the names of the ships carrying Maryland's first settlers ... ? [The A-- and the D---]
Answer : The Ark and the Dove
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What line, drawn to establish the boundary between the colonies of Maryland and Pennsylvania, was later used as a boundary between the free and slave states of the US ... ? [The M---- - D---- Line]
Answer : The Mason-Dixon Line
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The first settlers were led by Leonard Calvert, younger brother to whom ... ?
Option : George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore
Option : Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore
Option : Anne Arundel Calvert, Lady Baltimore
Option : William Calvert, a priest holding no title
Answer : Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore
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From November 26, 1783 to June 3, 1784, what city served as the capital of the United States ... ?
Option : St. Mary's City
Option : Annapolis
Option : Baltimore
Option : Columbia
Answer : Annapolis
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What Charles County, Maryland doctor famously set the broken leg of John Wilkes Booth following the assassination of President Lincoln ... ? [Dr. S----- M---]
Answer : Dr. Samuel Mudd
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What ship, constructed in Baltimore, was the first official US Navy ship to be put to sea ... ?
Option : USS Constitution
Option : USS Congress
Option : USS Constellation
Option : USS Chesapeake
Answer : USS Constellation
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The bombardment of what fort inspired Maryland native Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" ... ?
Option : Fort Belvoir
Option : Fort McHenry
Option : Fort Sumter
Option : Fort Meade
Answer : Fort McHenry
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The state song, "Maryland, My Maryland" is set to the tune of what Christmas carol ... ?
Option : What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)
Option : Joy to the World
Option : O Holy Night
Option : O Tannenbaum
Answer : O Tannenbaum

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