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Maryland from its statehood

By pooja4c
  • Serving the U.S.

    Annapolis begins to serve as the capital of the new nation.
  • Maryland becomes a state

    Maryland becomes a state
    On April 28,1788 Maryland becomes the 7th state of the United States of America.
  • The Star-Spangled Banner's lyrics were written

    The Star-Spangled Banner's lyrics were written
    Maryland troops stop the British at Fort McHenry inspiring the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner".
  • Union Troops take control

    Union troops take control of Baltimore and hold it throughout the Civil War.
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    The Civil War

    The American Civil War is fought, north against south.
  • Battle of Antietam

    September 17,1862 The Battle of Antietam occurs, the bloodiest day of the war, so bloody some say it was the bloodiest day of American History.
  • 300-year anneversiry

    300-year anneversiry
  • The Great Baltimore Fire

    The Great Baltimore Fire
    On the night of February 7,1904 a fire in a factory exploded through the building's roof before the fire department could arrive. The fire spread to different buildings. The Great Baltimore Fire destroyed 70 square blocks downtown. Only 10 downtown sturctures survived but only one person died.