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Elizabeth Ann Seton. Georgetown University , the first Catholic University, was founded in in what was then part of Maryland it became a part of the District of Columbia when it was created in the s.

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Baltimore was the first Roman Catholic cathedral built in the United States, and the Archbishop of Baltimore is, albeit without formal primacy, the United States’ quasi- primate , [ citation needed ] and often a cardinal. Among the immigrants of the 19th and 20th centuries from eastern and southern Europe were many Catholics.

Demographically, both Protestants and those identifying with no religion are more numerous than Catholics. According to the Pew Research Center in , 69 percent of Maryland’s population identifies themselves as Christian. Mary’s , Garrett , and Cecil counties. Two of Maryland’s counties, Howard and Montgomery, are the second and eleventh wealthiest counties in the nation respectively.

Maryland has the most millionaires per capita in , with a ratio of 7. As of March , the state’s unemployment rate was 4. Maryland’s economy benefits from the state’s proximity to the federal government in Washington, D. In addition, a number of educational and medical research institutions are located in the state. In fact, the various components of The Johns Hopkins University and its medical research facilities are now the largest single employer in the Baltimore area.

Altogether, white collar technical and administrative workers comprise 25 percent of Maryland’s labor force , [ citation needed ] attributable in part to nearby Maryland being a part of the Washington Metro Area where the federal government office employment is relatively high.

Manufacturing, while large in dollar value, is highly diversified with no sub-sector contributing over 20 percent of the total. Typical forms of manufacturing include electronics, computer equipment, and chemicals. The once-mighty primary metals sub-sector, which once included what was then the largest steel factory in the world at Sparrows Point , still exists, but is pressed with foreign competition, bankruptcies , and mergers.

Mining other than construction materials is virtually limited to coal, which is located in the mountainous western part of the state. The brownstone quarries in the east, which gave Baltimore and Washington much of their characteristic architecture in the midth century, were once a predominant natural resource.

Historically, there used to be small gold-mining operations in Maryland, some near Washington, but these no longer exist. One major service activity is transportation, centered on the Port of Baltimore and its related rail and trucking access. The port ranked 17th in the U. The port also receives several brands of imported motor vehicles and is the number one auto port in the U.

Baltimore City is among the top 15 largest ports in the nation, [] and was one of six major U. Its computer industries are some of the most sophisticated in the United States, and the federal government has invested heavily in the area. Maryland is home to several large military bases and scores of high-level government jobs. The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal is a 14 miles 23 km canal on the Eastern Shore that connects the waters of the Delaware River with those of the Chesapeake Bay, and in particular with the Port of Baltimore, carrying 40 percent of the port’s ship traffic.

Maryland has a large food-production sector. A large component of this is commercial fishing , centered in the Chesapeake Bay, but also including activity off the short Atlantic seacoast. The largest catches by species are the blue crab , oysters , striped bass , and menhaden.

The Bay also has overwintering waterfowl in its wildlife refuges. The waterfowl support a tourism sector of sportsmen. Maryland has large areas of fertile agricultural land in its coastal and Piedmont zones, though this land use is being encroached upon by urbanization. Agriculture is oriented to dairy farming especially in foothill and piedmont areas for nearby large city milksheads, plus specialty perishable horticulture crops, such as cucumbers , watermelons , sweet corn , tomatoes , muskmelons , squash , and peas Source:USDA Crop Profiles.

The southern counties of the western shoreline of Chesapeake Bay are warm enough to support a tobacco cash crop zone, which has existed since early Colonial times, but declined greatly after a state government buy-out in the s.

There is also a large automated chicken -farming sector in the state’s southeastern part; Salisbury is home to Perdue Farms. Maryland’s food-processing plants are the most significant type of manufacturing by value in the state. Farming suffers from weeds as anywhere else, including an unusual multiply resistant ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia found by Rousonelos et al.

Maryland is a major center for life sciences research and development. With more than biotechnology companies located there, Maryland is the fourth largest nexus in this field in the United States.

Maryland is home to defense contractor Emergent BioSolutions , which manufactures and provides an anthrax vaccine to U. Tourism is popular in Maryland. Many tourists visit Baltimore, the beaches of the Eastern Shore, and the nature of western Maryland. Ocean City on the Atlantic Coast has been a popular beach destination in summer, particularly since the Chesapeake Bay Bridge was built in connecting the Eastern Shore to the more populated Maryland cities.

Maryland also has several sites of interest to military history, given Maryland’s role in the American Civil War and in the War of Other attractions include the historic and picturesque towns along the Chesapeake Bay , such as Saint Mary’s , Maryland’s first colonial settlement and original capital. Maryland has experimented with healthcare payment reforms, notably beginning in the s with an all-payer rate setting program regulated by the Health Services Cost Review Commission.

The Maryland Department of Transportation oversees most transportation in the state through its various administration-level agencies. Maryland’s Interstate highways include miles km of Interstate 95 I , which enters the northeast portion of the state, travels through Baltimore , and becomes part of the eastern section of the Capital Beltway to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. I travels 81 miles km , connecting the western portions of the state to I at the small town of Hancock.

I enters from Pennsylvania north of Hancock and continues east for 93 miles km to Baltimore, connecting Hagerstown and Frederick along the way. I has 34 miles 55 km in Maryland and connects Baltimore to southern central Pennsylvania Harrisburg and York, Pennsylvania. Maryland also has an mile 18 km portion of I that travels through the state near Hagerstown.

I , fully contained within Anne Arundel County and the shortest There are also several auxiliary Interstate highways in Maryland. Among them are two beltways encircling the major cities of the region: I , the McKeldin Baltimore Beltway, which encircles Baltimore; and a portion of I , the Capital Beltway, which encircles Washington, D.

I , which connects the Frederick area with Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia through major suburbs to the northwest of Washington, is a major commuter route and is as wide as fourteen lanes at points. Construction of the ICC was a major part of the campaign platform of former Governor Robert Ehrlich , who was in office from until , and of Governor Martin O’Malley , who succeeded him.

Maryland also has a state highway system that contains routes numbered from 2 through , however most of the higher-numbered routes are either unsigned or are relatively short. The only other airports with commercial service are at Hagerstown and Salisbury. The Maryland suburbs of Washington, D. The College Park Airport is the nation’s oldest, founded in , and is still used.

Wilbur Wright trained military aviators at this location. The WMATA ‘s Metrorail rapid transit and Metrobus local bus systems the 2nd and 6th busiest in the nation of their respective modes provide service in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and connect them to Washington, D. The Maryland Transit Administration often abbreviated as “MTA Maryland” , a state agency part of the Maryland Department of Transportation also provides transit services within the state.

Baltimore’s Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink systems serve its densely populated inner-city and the surrounding suburbs. The MTA also serves the city and its suburbs with its local bus service the 9th largest system in the nation. Freight rail transport is handled principally by two Class I railroads , as well as several smaller regional and local carriers. CSX Transportation has more extensive trackage throughout the state, with miles km , [] followed by Norfolk Southern Railway.

Major rail yards are located in Baltimore and Cumberland, [] with an intermodal terminal rail, truck and marine in Baltimore. The government of Maryland is conducted according to the state constitution.

The government of Maryland, like the other 49 state governments , has exclusive authority over matters that lie entirely within the state’s borders, except as limited by the Constitution of the United States. Power in Maryland is divided among three branches of government: executive , legislative , and judicial.

Maryland’s governor is unique in the United States as the office is vested with significant authority in budgeting. The legislature may not increase the governor’s proposed budget expenditures. Unlike many other states, significant autonomy is granted to many of Maryland’s counties. Most of the business of government is conducted in Annapolis , the state capital however some cabinet departments and state officials have their offices in Baltimore. Elections for governor and most statewide offices, as well as most county elections, are held in midterm-election years even-numbered years not divisible by four.

The intermediate appellate court is known as the Court of Special Appeals and the state supreme court is the Court of Appeals.

The appearance of the judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals is unique; Maryland is the only state whose judges wear red robes. Maryland imposes five income tax brackets, ranging from 2 to 6. Local officials set the rates and the revenue is returned to the local governments quarterly. The top income tax bracket of 9. Maryland’s state sales tax is six percent. Since before the Civil War, Maryland’s elections have been largely controlled by the Democrats , which account for State elections are dominated by Baltimore and the populous suburban counties bordering Washington, D.

As of July , [] 66 percent of the state’s population resides in these six jurisdictions, most of which contain large, traditionally Democratic voting blocs : African Americans in Baltimore City and Prince George’s; federal employees in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery; and post-graduates in Montgomery.

The remainder of the state, particularly Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore , is more supportive of Republicans. In , Maryland was one of six states to vote for Jimmy Carter. In , Bill Clinton fared better in Maryland than any other state, except his home state of Arkansas. In , Maryland was Clinton’s sixth best; in , Maryland ranked fourth for Gore; and in , John Kerry showed his fifth-best performance in Maryland. In , Barack Obama won the state’s 10 electoral votes with In , former Governor Robert Ehrlich was the first Republican to be elected to that office in four decades, and after one term, he lost his seat to Baltimore Mayor and Democrat Martin O’Malley.

Ehrlich ran again for governor in , losing again to O’Malley. The election brought no change in the pattern of Democratic dominance. Steele , with 55 percent of the vote, against Steele’s 44 percent. While Republicans usually win more counties, by piling up large margins in the west and east, they are also usually swamped by the more densely populated and heavily Democratic Baltimore—Washington axis. While McCain won most of the western and eastern counties by margins of 2-to-1 or more, he was almost completely shut out in the larger counties surrounding Baltimore and Washington; every large county, except Anne Arundel, went for Obama.

From to , U. In addition, Hoyer served as House Minority Whip from to and to Mary’s counties in southern Maryland. In , Republicans won control of most counties. The Democratic Party remained in control of eight county governments, including that of Baltimore.

In , Hogan was re-elected to a second term of office. Per the Constitution of Maryland , Hogan is term-limited, and may not run for a third consecutive term in the Maryland gubernatorial election. In a study, Maryland was ranked by the Election Law Journal as the 5th easiest state for citizens to vote in. The first person known to describe himself as a drag queen was William Dorsey Swann , born enslaved in Hancock, Maryland.

Swann was the first American on record who pursued legal and political action to defend the LGBTQ community ‘s right to assemble. In February , Attorney General Doug Gansler issued an opinion stating that Maryland law should honor same-sex marriages from out of state.

At the time, the state Supreme Court wrote a decision upholding marriage discrimination. On March 1, , Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the freedom to marry bill into law after it passed in the state legislature.

Opponents of same-sex marriage began collecting signatures to overturn the law. The law faced a referendum, as Question 6, in the November election. Same-sex couples began marrying in Maryland on January 1, In May , Maryland’s Court of Appeals ruled that the state will recognize marriages of same-sex couples who married out-of-state, no matter the outcome of the November election. A well-known newspaper is The Baltimore Sun.

Many residents of the Washington metropolitan area receive The Washington Post. The most populous areas are served by either Baltimore or Washington, D. The Eastern Shore is served primarily by broadcast media based around the Delmarva Peninsula ; the northeastern section receives both Baltimore and Philadelphia stations.

Garrett County, which is mountainous, is served by stations from Pittsburgh , and requires cable or satellite for reception. Education Week ranked Maryland 1 in its nationwide — Quality Counts reports. The Maryland General Assembly has given the Superintendent and State Board autonomy to make educationally related decisions, limiting its influence on the day-to-day functions of public education. Each county and county-equivalent in Maryland has a local Board of Education charged with running the public schools in that particular jurisdiction.

Maryland has a broad range of private primary and secondary schools. Many of these are affiliated with various religious sects, including parochial schools of the Catholic Church , Quaker schools, Seventh-day Adventist schools, and Jewish schools.

In , Maryland law was changed to allow for the creation of publicly funded charter schools, although the charter schools must be approved by their local Board of Education and are not exempt from state laws on education, including collective bargaining laws.

In , the state led the entire country in the percentage of students passing Advanced Placement examinations. This marks the first year that Maryland earned this honor. Maryland has several historic and renowned private colleges and universities, the most prominent of which is Johns Hopkins University , founded in with a grant from Baltimore entrepreneur Johns Hopkins.

The first public university in the state is the University of Maryland, Baltimore , which was founded in and contains the University of Maryland’s only public academic health , human services, and one of two law centers the other being the University of Baltimore School of Law. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state’s physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists. Towson University , founded in , is the state’s second largest university.

In , Maryland, along with seven other states, mainly in the South, submitted plans to desegregate its state universities; Maryland’s plans were approved by the U. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Two state-funded institutions, Morgan State University and St.

The University of Maryland Global Campus is the largest public university in Maryland [] and one of the largest distance-learning institutions in the world. John’s College in Annapolis and Washington College in Chestertown , both private institutions, are the oldest colleges in the state and among the oldest in the country. Other private institutions include Mount St. Many of the library systems have established formalized partnerships with other educational institutions in their counties and regions.

With two major metropolitan areas, Maryland has a number of major and minor professional sports franchises.

University of Maryland ‘s team is the Maryland Terrapins. Maryland enjoys considerable historical repute for the talented sports players of its past, including Cal Ripken Jr. In , The Baltimore Sun published a list of Maryland’s top ten athletes in the state’s history.

Other professional sports franchises in the state include three affiliated minor league baseball teams, one independent league baseball team, the Baltimore Blast indoor soccer team, two indoor football teams, three low-level outdoor soccer teams, and the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse. Maryland is also home to one of the three races in horse racing’s annual Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes , which is run every spring at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

The Congressional Country Club has hosted three golf tournaments for the U. Open and a PGA Championship. The official state sport of Maryland, since , is jousting ; the official team sport since is lacrosse. In , intending to promote physical fitness for all ages, walking became the official state exercise. Maryland is the first state with an official state exercise.

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See also: Plundering Time. Main article: Maryland in the American Civil War. See also: List of islands of Maryland and List of rivers of Maryland.

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Main articles: List of hospitals in Maryland and Maryland hospital payment system. See also: Aviation in Maryland and List of airports in Maryland. See also: List of Maryland railroads. Maryland passenger rail stations. Capitol Limited to Chicago.

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Retrieved May 20, Retrieved October 24, The history of Maryland: from its first settlement, in , to the restoration, in ; with a copious introduction, and notes and illustrations. Arbor Day Foundation. Retrieved March 5, Archived from the original on August 30, Retrieved August 30, The mystery of cougars in Maryland” PDF. Wildlife and Heritage.

Archived from the original PDF on April 19, Retrieved July 6, Historically bobcats were distributed statewide but during the post colonization period densities began to plummet.

By the mids, populations had probably reached all-time lows, with remnant populations existing only in western Maryland. Results from the annual Bowhunter Survey and the Hunter Mail survey have identified bobcat sightings in 14 of Maryland’s 23 counties. Currently, bobcats have dual legal classification in Maryland. Archived from the original on August 15, Retrieved September 16, Coyotes were historically a western species with core populations found west of the Mississippi River.

Established populations now occur in every state and province in North America. Coyotes are a relatively new addition to local ecosystems, and were first documented in Maryland during Initial substantiated sightings occurred in Cecil, Frederick and Washington counties.

Since that time population densities and occupied range have expanded incrementally and coyotes now occur statewide. Archived from the original on October 24, Maryland Biodiversity Project.

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As border states, these states always were crossroads of values and customs, and today parts of Maryland seem to have become part of the ‘Northeast’. American Memory. The Library of Congress. Retrieved August 11, Environmental Protection Agency. Federal Bureau of Investigation. National Railroad Passenger Corporation. The Princeton Review. The Plain Dealer. National Vital Statistics Reports. National Center for Health Statistics. January 15, December 23, January 5, January 31, November 7, November 27, Retrieved March 30, Retrieved February 20, Retrieved September 14, Retrieved September 3, July 1, Retrieved November 6, Archived from the original on July 25, Archived from the original on February 7, Retrieved January 14, Retrieved July 16, Retrieved April 18, English Foundation, Inc.

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Spring Archived from the original on July 14, Celtic Society of Southern Maryland. Retrieved July 5, NBC News. August 18, Retrieved December 7, Archived December 21, , at the Wayback Machine. Capital News Service, April 5, Migration Policy Institute. Retrieved December 23, Census Bureau: Maryland”. Retrieved June 16, At the University of Maryland, the arts, the humanities and the sciences intersect to address important societal issues and shed new light on the human experience.

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There are also several auxiliary Interstate highways in Maryland. Among them are two beltways encircling the major cities of the region: I , the McKeldin Baltimore Beltway, which encircles Baltimore; and a portion of I , the Capital Beltway, which encircles Washington, D.

I , which connects the Frederick area with Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia through major suburbs to the northwest of Washington, is a major commuter route and is as wide as fourteen lanes at points. Construction of the ICC was a major part of the campaign platform of former Governor Robert Ehrlich , who was in office from until , and of Governor Martin O’Malley , who succeeded him.

Maryland also has a state highway system that contains routes numbered from 2 through , however most of the higher-numbered routes are either unsigned or are relatively short.

The only other airports with commercial service are at Hagerstown and Salisbury. The Maryland suburbs of Washington, D. The College Park Airport is the nation’s oldest, founded in , and is still used. Wilbur Wright trained military aviators at this location.

The WMATA ‘s Metrorail rapid transit and Metrobus local bus systems the 2nd and 6th busiest in the nation of their respective modes provide service in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and connect them to Washington, D.

The Maryland Transit Administration often abbreviated as “MTA Maryland” , a state agency part of the Maryland Department of Transportation also provides transit services within the state.

Baltimore’s Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink systems serve its densely populated inner-city and the surrounding suburbs. The MTA also serves the city and its suburbs with its local bus service the 9th largest system in the nation. Freight rail transport is handled principally by two Class I railroads , as well as several smaller regional and local carriers.

CSX Transportation has more extensive trackage throughout the state, with miles km , [] followed by Norfolk Southern Railway. Major rail yards are located in Baltimore and Cumberland, [] with an intermodal terminal rail, truck and marine in Baltimore. The government of Maryland is conducted according to the state constitution. The government of Maryland, like the other 49 state governments , has exclusive authority over matters that lie entirely within the state’s borders, except as limited by the Constitution of the United States.

Power in Maryland is divided among three branches of government: executive , legislative , and judicial. Maryland’s governor is unique in the United States as the office is vested with significant authority in budgeting.

The legislature may not increase the governor’s proposed budget expenditures. Unlike many other states, significant autonomy is granted to many of Maryland’s counties. Most of the business of government is conducted in Annapolis , the state capital however some cabinet departments and state officials have their offices in Baltimore. Elections for governor and most statewide offices, as well as most county elections, are held in midterm-election years even-numbered years not divisible by four.

The intermediate appellate court is known as the Court of Special Appeals and the state supreme court is the Court of Appeals. The appearance of the judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals is unique; Maryland is the only state whose judges wear red robes. Maryland imposes five income tax brackets, ranging from 2 to 6.

Local officials set the rates and the revenue is returned to the local governments quarterly. The top income tax bracket of 9.

Maryland’s state sales tax is six percent. Since before the Civil War, Maryland’s elections have been largely controlled by the Democrats , which account for State elections are dominated by Baltimore and the populous suburban counties bordering Washington, D. As of July , [] 66 percent of the state’s population resides in these six jurisdictions, most of which contain large, traditionally Democratic voting blocs : African Americans in Baltimore City and Prince George’s; federal employees in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery; and post-graduates in Montgomery.

The remainder of the state, particularly Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore , is more supportive of Republicans.

In , Maryland was one of six states to vote for Jimmy Carter. In , Bill Clinton fared better in Maryland than any other state, except his home state of Arkansas. In , Maryland was Clinton’s sixth best; in , Maryland ranked fourth for Gore; and in , John Kerry showed his fifth-best performance in Maryland. In , Barack Obama won the state’s 10 electoral votes with In , former Governor Robert Ehrlich was the first Republican to be elected to that office in four decades, and after one term, he lost his seat to Baltimore Mayor and Democrat Martin O’Malley.

Ehrlich ran again for governor in , losing again to O’Malley. The election brought no change in the pattern of Democratic dominance. Steele , with 55 percent of the vote, against Steele’s 44 percent. While Republicans usually win more counties, by piling up large margins in the west and east, they are also usually swamped by the more densely populated and heavily Democratic Baltimore—Washington axis.

While McCain won most of the western and eastern counties by margins of 2-to-1 or more, he was almost completely shut out in the larger counties surrounding Baltimore and Washington; every large county, except Anne Arundel, went for Obama. From to , U. In addition, Hoyer served as House Minority Whip from to and to Mary’s counties in southern Maryland.

In , Republicans won control of most counties. The Democratic Party remained in control of eight county governments, including that of Baltimore. In , Hogan was re-elected to a second term of office. Per the Constitution of Maryland , Hogan is term-limited, and may not run for a third consecutive term in the Maryland gubernatorial election. In a study, Maryland was ranked by the Election Law Journal as the 5th easiest state for citizens to vote in.

The first person known to describe himself as a drag queen was William Dorsey Swann , born enslaved in Hancock, Maryland. Swann was the first American on record who pursued legal and political action to defend the LGBTQ community ‘s right to assemble. In February , Attorney General Doug Gansler issued an opinion stating that Maryland law should honor same-sex marriages from out of state.

At the time, the state Supreme Court wrote a decision upholding marriage discrimination. On March 1, , Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the freedom to marry bill into law after it passed in the state legislature. Opponents of same-sex marriage began collecting signatures to overturn the law. The law faced a referendum, as Question 6, in the November election.

Same-sex couples began marrying in Maryland on January 1, In May , Maryland’s Court of Appeals ruled that the state will recognize marriages of same-sex couples who married out-of-state, no matter the outcome of the November election. A well-known newspaper is The Baltimore Sun. Many residents of the Washington metropolitan area receive The Washington Post. The most populous areas are served by either Baltimore or Washington, D.

The Eastern Shore is served primarily by broadcast media based around the Delmarva Peninsula ; the northeastern section receives both Baltimore and Philadelphia stations. Garrett County, which is mountainous, is served by stations from Pittsburgh , and requires cable or satellite for reception. Education Week ranked Maryland 1 in its nationwide — Quality Counts reports.

The Maryland General Assembly has given the Superintendent and State Board autonomy to make educationally related decisions, limiting its influence on the day-to-day functions of public education. Each county and county-equivalent in Maryland has a local Board of Education charged with running the public schools in that particular jurisdiction.

Maryland has a broad range of private primary and secondary schools. Many of these are affiliated with various religious sects, including parochial schools of the Catholic Church , Quaker schools, Seventh-day Adventist schools, and Jewish schools. In , Maryland law was changed to allow for the creation of publicly funded charter schools, although the charter schools must be approved by their local Board of Education and are not exempt from state laws on education, including collective bargaining laws.

In , the state led the entire country in the percentage of students passing Advanced Placement examinations. This marks the first year that Maryland earned this honor. Maryland has several historic and renowned private colleges and universities, the most prominent of which is Johns Hopkins University , founded in with a grant from Baltimore entrepreneur Johns Hopkins.

The first public university in the state is the University of Maryland, Baltimore , which was founded in and contains the University of Maryland’s only public academic health , human services, and one of two law centers the other being the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state’s physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists. Towson University , founded in , is the state’s second largest university. In , Maryland, along with seven other states, mainly in the South, submitted plans to desegregate its state universities; Maryland’s plans were approved by the U.

Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Two state-funded institutions, Morgan State University and St. The University of Maryland Global Campus is the largest public university in Maryland [] and one of the largest distance-learning institutions in the world.

John’s College in Annapolis and Washington College in Chestertown , both private institutions, are the oldest colleges in the state and among the oldest in the country. Other private institutions include Mount St. Many of the library systems have established formalized partnerships with other educational institutions in their counties and regions. With two major metropolitan areas, Maryland has a number of major and minor professional sports franchises.

University of Maryland ‘s team is the Maryland Terrapins. Maryland enjoys considerable historical repute for the talented sports players of its past, including Cal Ripken Jr. In , The Baltimore Sun published a list of Maryland’s top ten athletes in the state’s history. Other professional sports franchises in the state include three affiliated minor league baseball teams, one independent league baseball team, the Baltimore Blast indoor soccer team, two indoor football teams, three low-level outdoor soccer teams, and the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse.

Maryland is also home to one of the three races in horse racing’s annual Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes , which is run every spring at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Congressional Country Club has hosted three golf tournaments for the U. Open and a PGA Championship. The official state sport of Maryland, since , is jousting ; the official team sport since is lacrosse.

In , intending to promote physical fitness for all ages, walking became the official state exercise. Maryland is the first state with an official state exercise.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the U. For other uses, see Maryland disambiguation.

State in the United States. Washington—Baltimore combined Baltimore metro and urban. Hoye-Crest [5] [6]. Atlantic Ocean [5]. Flag of Maryland. Jousting Lacrosse. Main article: History of Maryland. Main article: Province of Maryland. See also: Plundering Time. Main article: Maryland in the American Civil War.

See also: List of islands of Maryland and List of rivers of Maryland. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Further information: Climate change in Maryland. See also: List of counties in Maryland , List of incorporated places in Maryland , and List of census-designated places in Maryland. See also: Maryland statistical areas. Largest cities or towns in Maryland U. Census populations. Black NH Asian NH 6. Native American NH 0. Pacific Islander NH 0. Two or more races NH 2. Other NH 0.

Hispanic Any Race Religion in Maryland [] religion percent Protestant. See also: Business in Maryland , List of federal installations in Maryland , List of shopping malls in Maryland , and Maryland locations by per capita income. Main articles: List of hospitals in Maryland and Maryland hospital payment system. See also: Aviation in Maryland and List of airports in Maryland. See also: List of Maryland railroads.

Maryland passenger rail stations. Capitol Limited to Chicago. Northeast Corridor. Main article: Government of Maryland. Main article: Elections in Maryland.

Further information: Political party strength in Maryland. See also: List of colleges and universities in Maryland. Maryland portal United States portal.

The Daily Record. December 11, Retrieved June 4, — via FindArticles. Maryland Office of Tourism. Retrieved June 2, Archived from the original PDF on September 29, Maryland State Archives. Retrieved March 4, United States Geological Survey. Archived from the original on October 15, Retrieved October 21, United States Census Bureau.

Retrieved April 3, Longman Pronunciation Dictionary 3rd ed. ISBN Bureau of Labor Statistics”. Archived from the original on April 8, Retrieved July 27, National Geographic Society. Retrieved November 19, Encyclopaedia Britannica. Catholic History of Maryland. Retrieved July 20, Ghosts of Baltimore. May 19, Retrieved February 19, Retrieved August 25, English and Catholic : the Lords Baltimore in the seventeenth century.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. OCLC History of Maryland: Province and State. December 18, Retrieved May 2, Retrieved May 3, Census Bureau.

Retrieved August 6, Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay. Island Press. Visit Maryland. Retrieved April 25, Houghton Mifflin. Mary’s County”. Archived from the original on March 22, The Washington Post. In Beckert, Seth; Rockman, Seth eds. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania. Merchants and Revolution London:Verso. University of Chicago Press. Retrieved February 24, Crandall Shifflett, Virginia Tech. Retrieved February 15, Retrieved January 18, History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

The Civil War Months. Walter Coffey. Archived from the original on August 17, Retrieved July 7, April 18, Eagle Tribune. Archived from the original on April 19, Retrieved April 28, September 29, Retrieved February 8, World Digital Library. Retrieved July 22, The Baltimore Sun. Maryland Law Review. Legal History, Theory and Process Commons. UM Carey Law. Retrieved August 19, Archived from the original on August 4, Retrieved March 9, Memorial Bay Bridge—History”.

Archived from the original on July 1, Retrieved February 5, CIA World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. May 15, Retrieved May 15, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trust. Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved May 21, Map showing Archived from the original on January 17, Retrieved November 25, Archived from the original on November 2, Maryland Geological Survey.

Retrieved December 25, January 24, Archived from the original on May 29, Retrieved February 3, Accessed December 3, July 30, Retrieved June 10, Maryland Manual Online.

Retrieved May 20, Retrieved October 24, The history of Maryland: from its first settlement, in , to the restoration, in ; with a copious introduction, and notes and illustrations. Arbor Day Foundation. Retrieved March 5, Archived from the original on August 30, Retrieved August 30, The mystery of cougars in Maryland” PDF. Wildlife and Heritage.

Archived from the original PDF on April 19, Retrieved July 6, Historically bobcats were distributed statewide but during the post colonization period densities began to plummet. By the mids, populations had probably reached all-time lows, with remnant populations existing only in western Maryland. Results from the annual Bowhunter Survey and the Hunter Mail survey have identified bobcat sightings in 14 of Maryland’s 23 counties. Currently, bobcats have dual legal classification in Maryland.

Archived from the original on August 15, Retrieved September 16, Coyotes were historically a western species with core populations found west of the Mississippi River. Established populations now occur in every state and province in North America. Coyotes are a relatively new addition to local ecosystems, and were first documented in Maryland during Initial substantiated sightings occurred in Cecil, Frederick and Washington counties.

Since that time population densities and occupied range have expanded incrementally and coyotes now occur statewide. Archived from the original on October 24, Maryland Biodiversity Project. Archived from the original on July 9, Retrieved July 8, June 7, Archived from the original PDF on July 9, Retrieved May 4, August 1, Washington Post. Baltimore Sun. Archived from the original on October 12, Retrieved October 5, Archived from the original on November 5, Latest information on Coronavirus.

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Where is Maryland Located? Maryland US is a small state; as shown on the given Maryland location map that Maryland is located in the north-east region of the US along the Atlantic coast. If you see the given map of Maryland, you will find it that the state makes boundary with Virginia , West Virginia and the District of Columbia to its south and west accordingly; Delaware lies in the east and Pennsylvania to its north.

The interesting fact about Maryland US is — it is a significant center for life sciences research and development. Surprisingly, the state has more than biotechnology companies. In addition, the Maryland state US has variable climate and coastal location; hence, it has also attractions for the tourists. These Maryland cities as you can see on the given Maryland state map US have perfect locations and ideal climate four tourisms. Moreover, the given Maryland map US also gives the details for the railways and roadways that are very help for finding the rout and city location for everyone.

There are also several auxiliary Interstate highways in Maryland. Among them are two beltways encircling the major cities of the region: I , the McKeldin Baltimore Beltway, which encircles Baltimore; and a portion of I , the Capital Beltway, which encircles Washington, D.

I , which connects the Frederick area with Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia through major suburbs to the northwest of Washington, is a major commuter route and is as wide as fourteen lanes at points. Construction of the ICC was a major part of the campaign platform of former Governor Robert Ehrlich , who was in office from until , and of Governor Martin O’Malley , who succeeded him. Maryland also has a state highway system that contains routes numbered from 2 through , however most of the higher-numbered routes are either unsigned or are relatively short.

The only other airports with commercial service are at Hagerstown and Salisbury. The Maryland suburbs of Washington, D. The College Park Airport is the nation’s oldest, founded in , and is still used. Wilbur Wright trained military aviators at this location. The WMATA ‘s Metrorail rapid transit and Metrobus local bus systems the 2nd and 6th busiest in the nation of their respective modes provide service in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and connect them to Washington, D.

The Maryland Transit Administration often abbreviated as “MTA Maryland” , a state agency part of the Maryland Department of Transportation also provides transit services within the state. Baltimore’s Light RailLink and Metro SubwayLink systems serve its densely populated inner-city and the surrounding suburbs. The MTA also serves the city and its suburbs with its local bus service the 9th largest system in the nation.

Freight rail transport is handled principally by two Class I railroads , as well as several smaller regional and local carriers. CSX Transportation has more extensive trackage throughout the state, with miles km , [] followed by Norfolk Southern Railway.

Major rail yards are located in Baltimore and Cumberland, [] with an intermodal terminal rail, truck and marine in Baltimore. The government of Maryland is conducted according to the state constitution.

The government of Maryland, like the other 49 state governments , has exclusive authority over matters that lie entirely within the state’s borders, except as limited by the Constitution of the United States. Power in Maryland is divided among three branches of government: executive , legislative , and judicial.

Maryland’s governor is unique in the United States as the office is vested with significant authority in budgeting. The legislature may not increase the governor’s proposed budget expenditures. Unlike many other states, significant autonomy is granted to many of Maryland’s counties.

Most of the business of government is conducted in Annapolis , the state capital however some cabinet departments and state officials have their offices in Baltimore. Elections for governor and most statewide offices, as well as most county elections, are held in midterm-election years even-numbered years not divisible by four.

The intermediate appellate court is known as the Court of Special Appeals and the state supreme court is the Court of Appeals.

The appearance of the judges of the Maryland Court of Appeals is unique; Maryland is the only state whose judges wear red robes.

Maryland imposes five income tax brackets, ranging from 2 to 6. Local officials set the rates and the revenue is returned to the local governments quarterly. The top income tax bracket of 9. Maryland’s state sales tax is six percent. Since before the Civil War, Maryland’s elections have been largely controlled by the Democrats , which account for State elections are dominated by Baltimore and the populous suburban counties bordering Washington, D.

As of July , [] 66 percent of the state’s population resides in these six jurisdictions, most of which contain large, traditionally Democratic voting blocs : African Americans in Baltimore City and Prince George’s; federal employees in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery; and post-graduates in Montgomery.

The remainder of the state, particularly Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore , is more supportive of Republicans. In , Maryland was one of six states to vote for Jimmy Carter. In , Bill Clinton fared better in Maryland than any other state, except his home state of Arkansas. In , Maryland was Clinton’s sixth best; in , Maryland ranked fourth for Gore; and in , John Kerry showed his fifth-best performance in Maryland.

In , Barack Obama won the state’s 10 electoral votes with In , former Governor Robert Ehrlich was the first Republican to be elected to that office in four decades, and after one term, he lost his seat to Baltimore Mayor and Democrat Martin O’Malley.

Ehrlich ran again for governor in , losing again to O’Malley. The election brought no change in the pattern of Democratic dominance. Steele , with 55 percent of the vote, against Steele’s 44 percent. While Republicans usually win more counties, by piling up large margins in the west and east, they are also usually swamped by the more densely populated and heavily Democratic Baltimore—Washington axis. While McCain won most of the western and eastern counties by margins of 2-to-1 or more, he was almost completely shut out in the larger counties surrounding Baltimore and Washington; every large county, except Anne Arundel, went for Obama.

From to , U. In addition, Hoyer served as House Minority Whip from to and to Mary’s counties in southern Maryland. In , Republicans won control of most counties. The Democratic Party remained in control of eight county governments, including that of Baltimore.

In , Hogan was re-elected to a second term of office. Per the Constitution of Maryland , Hogan is term-limited, and may not run for a third consecutive term in the Maryland gubernatorial election. In a study, Maryland was ranked by the Election Law Journal as the 5th easiest state for citizens to vote in. The first person known to describe himself as a drag queen was William Dorsey Swann , born enslaved in Hancock, Maryland. Swann was the first American on record who pursued legal and political action to defend the LGBTQ community ‘s right to assemble.

In February , Attorney General Doug Gansler issued an opinion stating that Maryland law should honor same-sex marriages from out of state. At the time, the state Supreme Court wrote a decision upholding marriage discrimination. On March 1, , Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the freedom to marry bill into law after it passed in the state legislature.

Opponents of same-sex marriage began collecting signatures to overturn the law. The law faced a referendum, as Question 6, in the November election. Same-sex couples began marrying in Maryland on January 1, In May , Maryland’s Court of Appeals ruled that the state will recognize marriages of same-sex couples who married out-of-state, no matter the outcome of the November election.

A well-known newspaper is The Baltimore Sun. Many residents of the Washington metropolitan area receive The Washington Post. The most populous areas are served by either Baltimore or Washington, D. The Eastern Shore is served primarily by broadcast media based around the Delmarva Peninsula ; the northeastern section receives both Baltimore and Philadelphia stations. Garrett County, which is mountainous, is served by stations from Pittsburgh , and requires cable or satellite for reception.

Education Week ranked Maryland 1 in its nationwide — Quality Counts reports. The Maryland General Assembly has given the Superintendent and State Board autonomy to make educationally related decisions, limiting its influence on the day-to-day functions of public education.

Each county and county-equivalent in Maryland has a local Board of Education charged with running the public schools in that particular jurisdiction. Maryland has a broad range of private primary and secondary schools. Many of these are affiliated with various religious sects, including parochial schools of the Catholic Church , Quaker schools, Seventh-day Adventist schools, and Jewish schools.

In , Maryland law was changed to allow for the creation of publicly funded charter schools, although the charter schools must be approved by their local Board of Education and are not exempt from state laws on education, including collective bargaining laws. In , the state led the entire country in the percentage of students passing Advanced Placement examinations. This marks the first year that Maryland earned this honor.

Maryland has several historic and renowned private colleges and universities, the most prominent of which is Johns Hopkins University , founded in with a grant from Baltimore entrepreneur Johns Hopkins. The first public university in the state is the University of Maryland, Baltimore , which was founded in and contains the University of Maryland’s only public academic health , human services, and one of two law centers the other being the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state’s physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists. Towson University , founded in , is the state’s second largest university. In , Maryland, along with seven other states, mainly in the South, submitted plans to desegregate its state universities; Maryland’s plans were approved by the U.

Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Two state-funded institutions, Morgan State University and St. The University of Maryland Global Campus is the largest public university in Maryland [] and one of the largest distance-learning institutions in the world. John’s College in Annapolis and Washington College in Chestertown , both private institutions, are the oldest colleges in the state and among the oldest in the country. Other private institutions include Mount St.

Many of the library systems have established formalized partnerships with other educational institutions in their counties and regions. With two major metropolitan areas, Maryland has a number of major and minor professional sports franchises.

University of Maryland ‘s team is the Maryland Terrapins. Maryland enjoys considerable historical repute for the talented sports players of its past, including Cal Ripken Jr. In , The Baltimore Sun published a list of Maryland’s top ten athletes in the state’s history.

Other professional sports franchises in the state include three affiliated minor league baseball teams, one independent league baseball team, the Baltimore Blast indoor soccer team, two indoor football teams, three low-level outdoor soccer teams, and the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse. Maryland is also home to one of the three races in horse racing’s annual Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes , which is run every spring at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

The Congressional Country Club has hosted three golf tournaments for the U. Open and a PGA Championship. The official state sport of Maryland, since , is jousting ; the official team sport since is lacrosse. In , intending to promote physical fitness for all ages, walking became the official state exercise.

Maryland is the first state with an official state exercise. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the U. For other uses, see Maryland disambiguation. State in the United States. Washington—Baltimore combined Baltimore metro and urban. Hoye-Crest [5] [6]. Atlantic Ocean [5]. Flag of Maryland. Jousting Lacrosse. Main article: History of Maryland. Main article: Province of Maryland.

See also: Plundering Time. Main article: Maryland in the American Civil War. See also: List of islands of Maryland and List of rivers of Maryland. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Further information: Climate change in Maryland.

See also: List of counties in Maryland , List of incorporated places in Maryland , and List of census-designated places in Maryland. See also: Maryland statistical areas. Largest cities or towns in Maryland U. Census populations. Black NH Asian NH 6. Native American NH 0. Pacific Islander NH 0. Two or more races NH 2. Other NH 0. Hispanic Any Race Religion in Maryland [] religion percent Protestant. See also: Business in Maryland , List of federal installations in Maryland , List of shopping malls in Maryland , and Maryland locations by per capita income.

Main articles: List of hospitals in Maryland and Maryland hospital payment system. See also: Aviation in Maryland and List of airports in Maryland. See also: List of Maryland railroads. Maryland passenger rail stations. Capitol Limited to Chicago. Northeast Corridor. Main article: Government of Maryland.

Main article: Elections in Maryland. Further information: Political party strength in Maryland. See also: List of colleges and universities in Maryland. Maryland portal United States portal. The Daily Record. December 11, Retrieved June 4, — via FindArticles.

Maryland Office of Tourism. Retrieved June 2, Archived from the original PDF on September 29, Maryland State Archives. Retrieved March 4, United States Geological Survey. Archived from the original on October 15, Retrieved October 21, United States Census Bureau.

Retrieved April 3, Longman Pronunciation Dictionary 3rd ed. ISBN Bureau of Labor Statistics”. Archived from the original on April 8, Retrieved July 27, National Geographic Society. Retrieved November 19, Encyclopaedia Britannica. Catholic History of Maryland. Retrieved July 20, Ghosts of Baltimore. May 19, Retrieved February 19, Retrieved August 25, English and Catholic : the Lords Baltimore in the seventeenth century.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. OCLC History of Maryland: Province and State. December 18, Retrieved May 2, Retrieved May 3, Census Bureau. Retrieved August 6, Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay. Island Press. Visit Maryland. Retrieved April 25, Houghton Mifflin. Mary’s County”. Archived from the original on March 22, The Washington Post.

In Beckert, Seth; Rockman, Seth eds. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania. Merchants and Revolution London:Verso. University of Chicago Press. Retrieved February 24, Crandall Shifflett, Virginia Tech. Retrieved February 15, Retrieved January 18, History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The Civil War Months. Walter Coffey. Archived from the original on August 17, Retrieved July 7, April 18, Eagle Tribune. Archived from the original on April 19, Retrieved April 28, September 29, Retrieved February 8, World Digital Library.

Retrieved July 22, The Baltimore Sun. Maryland Law Review. Legal History, Theory and Process Commons. UM Carey Law. Retrieved August 19, Archived from the original on August 4, Retrieved March 9, Memorial Bay Bridge—History”. Archived from the original on July 1, Retrieved February 5, CIA World Factbook.

Central Intelligence Agency. May 15, Retrieved May 15, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trust. Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved May 21, Map showing Archived from the original on January 17, Retrieved November 25, Archived from the original on November 2, Maryland Geological Survey.

Retrieved December 25, January 24, Archived from the original on May 29, Retrieved February 3, Accessed December 3, July 30, Retrieved June 10, Maryland Manual Online.

Retrieved May 20, Retrieved October 24, The history of Maryland: from its first settlement, in , to the restoration, in ; with a copious introduction, and notes and illustrations.

Arbor Day Foundation. Retrieved March 5, Archived from the original on August 30, Retrieved August 30, The mystery of cougars in Maryland” PDF. Wildlife and Heritage. Archived from the original PDF on April 19, Retrieved July 6, Historically bobcats were distributed statewide but during the post colonization period densities began to plummet.

By the mids, populations had probably reached all-time lows, with remnant populations existing only in western Maryland. Results from the annual Bowhunter Survey and the Hunter Mail survey have identified bobcat sightings in 14 of Maryland’s 23 counties.

Currently, bobcats have dual legal classification in Maryland. Archived from the original on August 15, Retrieved September 16, Coyotes were historically a western species with core populations found west of the Mississippi River. Established populations now occur in every state and province in North America. Coyotes are a relatively new addition to local ecosystems, and were first documented in Maryland during Initial substantiated sightings occurred in Cecil, Frederick and Washington counties.

Since that time population densities and occupied range have expanded incrementally and coyotes now occur statewide. Archived from the original on October 24, Maryland Biodiversity Project.

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Archived from the original on June 5, Retrieved May 23, On the other hand, areas beyond these thirteen States maintain their Southern culture to varying degrees. Much of Missouri remains basically Southern, as do parts of southern Maryland and Maryland’s eastern shore. Kentucky, Missouri, West Virginia, and Maryland — slaveholding states and regions before the Civil War that did not secede from the Union — are also often included as part of the South.

As border states, these states always were crossroads of values and customs, and today parts of Maryland seem to have become part of the ‘Northeast’.

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