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Leading events of Maryland history; with topical analyses, references, and questions for original thought and research . cans. ColonelWilliam H. Watsonof Maryland waskilled while leadinghis regiment to theassault at Monterey.After the capture ofMonterey, Lieu-tenant RandolphRidgely, who hadsucceeded to MajorRinggolds com-mand, was killed bya fall from his horse.He served with dis-tinguished skill andvalor, and his deathwas regarded as a ser-ious loss to theAmerican army.Captain John Eager Howard, a grandson of the Revolutionaryhero, won much honor for his courage and spirit. In this warMarylan

Leading events of Maryland history; with topical analyses, references, and questions for original thought and research . cans. ColonelWilliam H. Watsonof Maryland waskilled while leadinghis regiment to theassault at Monterey.After the capture ofMonterey, Lieu-tenant RandolphRidgely, who hadsucceeded to MajorRinggolds com-mand, was killed bya fall from his horse.He served with dis-tinguished skill andvalor, and his deathwas regarded as a ser-ious loss to theAmerican army.Captain John Eager Howard, a grandson of the Revolutionaryhero, won much honor for his courage and spirit. In this warMarylan Stock Photo
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Leading events of Maryland history; with topical analyses, references, and questions for original thought and research . cans. ColonelWilliam H. Watsonof Maryland waskilled while leadinghis regiment to theassault at Monterey.After the capture ofMonterey, Lieu-tenant RandolphRidgely, who hadsucceeded to MajorRinggolds com-mand, was killed bya fall from his horse.He served with dis-tinguished skill andvalor, and his deathwas regarded as a ser-ious loss to theAmerican army.Captain John Eager Howard, a grandson of the Revolutionaryhero, won much honor for his courage and spirit. In this warMarylands reputation for the personal gallantry and good conductof her soldiers was fully sustained. TOPICS AND QUESTIONS 92. Introduction. Increase of Marylands commerce. 93. The Monumental City. Describe the monument to Washington erected in Baltimore. What does the Battle Monument commemorate ? *Rrected in Baltimore by the Association of the Veterans of the Mexican War,to the memory of JIaryland Soldiers who perished in the Mexican War. The cutis from a photograph of a model furnished by the sculptor, Mr. Edward Berge.. A-^ MEXICAN WAR MONUVENT 154 LEADING EVENTS OF MARYLAND HISTORY Why is Baltimore called the Monumental City? 94. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Formation of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company ; its plans.How far were the plans successful. 95. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The citizens of Baltimore decide to connect Baltimore with theOhio river by means of a railroad ; wisdom of the plan. Formation of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. The work begun by Charles Carroll ; his opinion of its importance. Steam used ; the engine of Peter Cooper, and the trial trip to Elli-cott City. The road completed to the Ohio, 1852. 96. Financial Distresses. Failure of the Bank of Maryland. Riots occur, and serious loss of property results ; the riots quelled by General Samuel Smith.The heavy expenditures of Maryland for public improvements.The credit of the state saved