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Maryland

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Capital
Annapolis
Became a State
April 28, 1788 (7th)
Location
southern United States
Area
12,407 sq. miles (42nd)
Population
5,773,552 (19th)
Major Cities
Baltimore, Annapolis, Bethesda, Cumberland
Products
commercial fishing, cucumbers, watermelons, sweet corn, tomatoes,
musk melons, squash, peas, tobacco, mining
Climate
humid subtropical: hot, humid summers and short, mild to cool winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 42 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Baltimore Ravens (National Football League)
Washington Redskins (National Football League)
Baltimore Orioles (Major League Baseball)
Major Waterways 
Chesapeake Bay, Delaware River, Atlantic Ocean
Most Famous Citizens
Samuel Chase (Supreme Court Justice)
Billie Holiday (singer)
Francis Scott Key (lawyer, poet)
Thurgood Marshall (Supreme Court Justice)
Babe Ruth (baseball player)
Upton Sinclair (author)
Harriet Tubman (abolitionist)
Leon Uris (author)

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baltimore Oriole
Black-Eyed Susan
(Dog) Chesapeake Bay Retriever
 White Oak
Checkerspot Butterfly

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Fast Facts Resources

Maryland.gov
Wikipedia 

50 States.com