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History of Caroline County, Maryland, from Its Beginning (Classic Reprint)

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  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Pages:368
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1.4
  • Dimensions (in):9 x 6 x 0.8
  • Publication Date:July 2, 2012
  • ASIN:B008PL5ESO
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The colliiiiiial iuhm Iof the children, teachers, and officers of oiupublic scliools liaviiig some historical data conceniiiiu llie lioiiie county of Caroline has led to the )n))lishiii,ii of tliis l)ook which is here presented to tlie pnblic. The constant neglect of a citiy.eiislii) to compile facts concerniiii; its growtli and history must inevitably lead to an almost total ignorance of the same and snbse(uently to a lack of ap)reciation of the local lieroes. Having read of the struggles of the colonial troops during the Revolutionary AV ar, how many of us are conscious of the fact that our county then only in its infancy furnished not only its quota of soldiers and sui)plies, but the leader of tlie troos of the Eastern Shore (J olonel William Richardson? Have we fully realizetl that the immortal Declaration of lnde)endence was made possible by just such assemblages of (U termined citizens as the one held in this county in June 1774? Has it ever occurred to us that our county furnished one subject of the cause for tlie War of 1812 the impressment of American Seamen? Generally may it 1k said that Caroline sworthies of tlie )ast and present have held and still hohl an honored )lace among the leaders of the State. To give due credit to these is one valid reason for such a volume. Perhai) ,a more important reason, however, for such an effort is the necessity of the mihls in our schools acquiring a fundamental knowledge of the organization and earlier history of our county (1) to teach an appreciation of home and local environments and (2) to furnish a proper basis for state and national history. A ssuredly, Caroline County has a rich liackground which adds dignity to the )resent, for out of the early days step stately personages who a ld chaim to every scene; stirring events that warm the blood; and sK)ts hallowed by tiie acts of brave ones; yes. changing pers
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