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Maryland Review By: Mrs. D.
If you wanted to live along the shoreline, which Maryland region would you reside? A Appalachian Mountains B Piedmont Plateau C Delmarva D Atlantic Coastal Plain
Atlantic Coastal Plain because it borders the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay!
Where are the western and eastern shores located?
The Western Shore is located on the west side of the Chesapeake Bay & the Eastern Shore is located on the eastern side of the bay.
The Western Shore has more ________ and less ________ than the Eastern Shore.
The Western Shore has more trees and less wetlands than the Eastern Shore.
Name MD’s capital: _______________________
Why is Baltimore a port city?
It has the Inner Harbor which connects to the Chesapeake Bay that opens to the Atlantic Ocean! Baltimore is a big center for importing and exporting.
How has transportation changed over the history of MD?
How are a swamp and a marsh different?
Marshes have grasses and swamps have trees. Marshes at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Cambridge are in danger from rising sea levels. The marshes help filter nutrients and pollutants and act as a barrier to storm surges. Also, marshes acts as nurseries for wildlife.
An estuary is where… A. small animals live B. a bay or pond filled with salt water C. salt water mixed with fresh water D. land is surrounded by water on 3 sides
An estuary is… C. salt water mixed with fresh water Coastal Bays Health Index 56% C+Assawoman Bay: 2009 Assawoman Bay received a grade of C+. This region saw improvements in seagrasses, and moderate water quality related to dissolved oxygen and total nitrogen. Chlorophyll was very good and hard clams were poor in this region. The grade of this region improved slightly from a C in 2008.
Name the states that make up the Delmarva Peninsula:
Delaware, Maryland, Virginia Peninsula- Land surrounded by water on 3 sides Virginia Maryland Delaware
Land that is rich in nutrients is called: A. fertile B. nursery C. marshy D. vitamins
A. fertile Sweet corn is Maryland’s most important vegetable crop! The Piedmont Plateau has very fertile land.
_____ (animal) provides the most money of farm income.
_____ earns the most money for MD growers.
Flower, shrubs, trees- Greenhouses and nurseries
Trees are used for ________.
Cutting down the trees! We need to think before we cut down trees!
When we fertilizer from farms washes into our rivers, they flow into the bay because we live _____. A. on a peninsula B. in a watershed C. on the coast D. near the ocean
B. in a watershed
Most people in MD work in the ____ industry. Some jobs in this area are _______.
Most people in MD work in the service industry. Some jobs in this area are:
Government jobs are plentiful because MD is connected to ____.
Washington, D.C. which is our nation’s capital
Why did George Calvert want to colonize MD?
Calvert wanted religious freedom. Catholics were being persecuted in England. The first colonists in Maryland were of many different religions.
Why is the tourism industry in MD so strong?
Maryland has a variety of activities to offer tourists!!!
Name the 3 branches of government.
The _______ is the head of the executive branch of the state government.
The _______ is the head of the executive branch of the federal government.
The governor develops the state’s _________ to decide how the money is spent.
Who must approve the governor’s budget?
The governor can reject or _______ a bill.
The governor’s office is located in the ________ in our capital, ___________.
The governor’s office is located in the State House in our capital, Annapolis.
MD’s ____________ branch proposes, debates, and passes new laws.
Once the governor develops a budget, the ___________ which is made up of the ____ & _____ reviews the budget, adds changes, and decides whether or not to approve it.
General Assembly House of Senate Delegates
Name the river that forms MD’s southern border.
The legislative branch is called the _______________________ which is divided into two groups: __________ and __________.
General Assembly House of Senate Delegates
A judge or a ___________ may decide a case. A _________ consists of fellow citizens.
A judge or a jury may decide a case. A jury consists of fellow citizens.
If you disagree with the verdict (decision) of the court, you may _______ your case and go to a higher court.
A civil case or lawsuit involves a dispute between ______________.
If you got a speeding ticket you may go to _______ Court. If you commit a crime, you would go to ________ Court.
If you got a speeding ticket you may go to District Court. If you commit a crime, you would go to Circuit Court.
I live in ___________ County. MD has ____ counties. The city of Baltimore is not a county, but it acts like one.
I live in Worcester County. MD has __23__ counties. The city of Baltimore is not a county, but it acts like one.
The ______________has 4 different courts and makes sure that the laws are enforced fairly. From lowest to highest court they are: ___________.
The Judicial Branch has 4 different courts and makes sure that the laws are enforced fairly. District(Lowest), Circuit, Special Court of Appeals, Court of Appeals(Highest)
How does a BILL become a LAW?
Look at page 104. Can you write the chart from memory?
Who was Thurgood Marshall?
Famous Marylander * Born in Baltimore * Became a lawyer * Fought for Brown in Brown vs. the Board of Education(1954) in Kansas & won which ended segregation * Became 1 st African American Supreme Court Justice
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner?
The Star-Spangled Banner“ is the national anthem that was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814 after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British. The 15-star, 15-stripe "Star Spangled Banner Flag" which inspired the poem.Star Spangled Banner Flag
Who was Harriet Tubman?
Tubman was born in Cambridge Maryland. Tubman was called "The Moses of Her People" because of her courageous work on the Underground Railroad. She helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom