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    Early Jewish Migration to Maryland

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    Waves of Jewish Migration to Maryland Introduction: The state of Maryland is current home to over 235,000 self-identified Jewish residents, making up over 4% of the total state population (JDB, 159). Today, Jewish Marylanders live in an open, welcoming environment, but this was not always the case. When the first Jewish settlers landed in St. Mary’s City, political equality was only a hope for the distant future. The first wave of Jewish migration to Maryland was marked by a trend of percolation

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    Maryland Science Assessments

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    Maryland Science Assessments Within the discipline of science there are facts, principles, skills, and processes of five classified standards: earth/space, biology, chemistry, physics, and environmental science. In the State of Maryland, the main assessment tool is the MSPAP (Maryland State Performance Assessment Program). Also, an individual teacher has to do assessment of his/her students throughout the school year. A teacher needs to know what to assess and how. Through an interview, a teacher

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    The issue of legalizing slots and/or legalized gambling in the State of Maryland is a complex one, and one of great consequence to both the State’s residents, and the future of the State itself. Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich’s slots bill proposes that the State place a total of 15,500 slot machines or video poker machines in six different locations, three of which would be chosen from a pool of four Maryland racetracks. The racetracks that would be eligible to install slots or video poker machines

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    The Urban Legend of a Witch in Maryland

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    The Legend of Moll Dyer: A Witch in Maryland The first time I heard this story was in Maryland. It was told by a woman in her thirties, who identified herself as being of Irish heritage, which made the story of Moll Dyer more close to her heart. She was also an anthropology major who has had contact with local folklorists in the past. This is where she first learned of the story of Moll Dyer, which she recounted to me as follows: Moll Dyer was an Irish immigrant to Saint Mary’s County, where

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    If someone is a native of Maryland, they know exactly what one is talking about when the Maryland Blue Crab is brought up into a discussion. In 1989, the Maryland Blue Crab, scientifically known as the Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, was designated the State Crustacean (Blue Crab, Maryland State Crustacean). This crab is not only a key component on the ecological system of the Chesapeake Bay, but also a key economical component of commercial fisheries; although not endangered, the issue of maintaining

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    Roger Williams, William Penn, the Maryland Assembly and Liberty Conscience The New England colonies of Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Maryland [Pa. and Md.are not in New England] were founded with the express purpose of dispensing of with a statechurch [not exactly. Rhode Island was “put together.” Maryland did not have a single statechurch, but the Calverts did not intend to dispense with state support of a church]. In this theydeviated not only from the other British coloes in the New World

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    Proposal for Entertainment Facilities in Waldorf, Maryland If you blink, you’ll miss it. That’s how easily Waldorf, Maryland—a city of nearly twenty-six thousand residents ("Waldorf, Maryland") is driven through. There are many shopping centers and restaurants, as well as continuous construction to provide more of the same. This caters to the median age range of 32.8 ("Waldorf, Maryland"), however it does not provide for the needs of the city’s young adults. Growing up in Waldorf, I’ve experienced

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    Goatman of Beltsville, Maryland The storyteller told the story of the Goatman from Beltsville story to me. On a summer night in 2005, she and her friend were driving back from a mall. Her friend took a shortcut home to Beltsville, Maryland by way of Callington Road Bridge. While on this shortcut home, her friend stopped the car on the side of road and turned off the headlights. She proceeded to tell the interviewee the story of the Goatman, emphasizing its truthfulness the entire time. After

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    research institution, the University of Maryland College Park prides itself on having a vibrant, diverse population, boasting a student body that consists of tens of thousands of in-state, out-of-state, and international students. However, as a public state university, the percentage of in-state students is significantly higher, reaching 76% as of 2010 (University of Maryland). Because the vast majority of students lives in surrounding counties of the state of Maryland, many residents leave campus on the

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    Lillian Ma Per. 2B I. State Background Maryland was established in 1632. It was founded by George Calvert, who was the first Lord Baltimore. George Calvert never made it to his colony, but his son, Cecilius named it Maryland after Henrietta Maria, King Charles’ wife. However, Cecilius never could go to Maryland, so his brother Leonard went and became governor of Maryland. The free population in Maryland was 208,649, and the slave population was 103,036. Their economy mostly consists of tobacco boat

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