Maryland State Archives
Document Packets & Topics Covered
- Close Encounters of the First Kind, 1585-1767
Includes maps and documents relating to the first encounters of the English settlers and explorees with Native Americans. The object is to introduce students to how explorers, settlers, and Native Americans reacted to, and learned from, one another.
- Writing It All Down
Documents pertaining to the Maryland Declaration of Rights and the first State Constitution, as well as episodes in Maryland history related to the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Supreme Court cases.
- In the Aftermath of 'Glory'
An examination of African-American experiences during and after the Civil War, focusing on veterans of the United States Colored Troops and United States Navy from Annapolis.
- Is Baltimore Burning?
Includes newspaper and other accounts of the Cambridge riot of 1967, the Baltimore riot of 1968, selections from Governor Agnew's papers relating to both events, materials including the Cambridge speech and subsequent trial of H. Rap Brown, and the Goldseker Foundation report Baltimore 2000.
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