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The District of Maine was a legal designation for what is now the U.S. state of Maine from American independence until the Missouri Compromise on March 4, 1820, after which it gained its independence from Massachusetts and became the 23rd state in the Union. The term "District of Maine" is also used to refer to the United States District Court for the District of Maine, whose jurisdiction includes the entire state of Maine. Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... The United States in 1820. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The U.S. District Court for the District of Maine is the U.S. district court for the state of Maine. ...

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Province of Maine

Originally settled in 1607 by the Plymouth Company, the coastal areas of western Maine first became the Province of Maine in a 1622 land patent. In 1677, the Province of Maine was sold to Massachusetts Bay Colony for the sum of £1250 (and later incorporated into the territory of the Province of Massachusetts Bay), and the area was known as the Province of Maine of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The 1606 grants by James I to the London and Plymouth companies. ... The 1622 grant of the Province of Maine is shown outlined in blue. ... A map of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. ... A map of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. ...


District of Maine

As divided by the Continental Congress in 1778, the District of Maine was the northernmost of three districts in Massachusetts. At the time, the district was composed of York, Cumberland and Lincoln Counties, the area having been York County, Massachusetts until the creation of Cumberland and Lincoln in 1760. (By 1820, the time of its statehood, Maine would add Hancock, Kennebec, Oxford, Penobscot, Somerset and Washington Counties.) During the War of 1812 the British conquered a large portion of Maine including everything from the Penobscot River east to the New Brunswick border. The Continental Congress is the label given to these two girls that i know. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... York County, Massachusetts was a county in what is now Maine. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Kennebec County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1805 Seat South Paris Area  - Total  - Water 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²) 252 km² (97 mi²) 4. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Combatants United States Britain Canadian militia Eastern Woodland Indians Commanders James Madison Henry Dearborn Jacob Brown Winfield Scott Andrew Jackson George Prevost Isaac Brock† Tecumseh† Strength •U.S. Regular Army: 35,800 •Rangers: 3,049 •Militia: 458,463* •US Navy & US Marines: (at start of war): •Frigates:6 •Other vessels... Panorama of the Penobscot River in Millinocket, Maine. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope restored) Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Official languages English, French (the only constitutionally bilingual province in the country) Government - Lieutenant-Governor Herménégilde Chiasson - Premier Shawn Graham (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 10 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st...


State of Maine

Maine became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820, as part of the Missouri Compromise. March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in leap years). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The United States in 1820. ...


External link

  • Willis, William, History of Portland, 1865. (Ch. 24: Separation of Maine from Massachusetts)

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District of Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (198 words)
The District of Maine was a legal designation for what is now the U.S. state of Maine from American independence until March 4, 1820, when it gained its independence from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and became the 23rd state in the Union.
As divided by the Continental Congress in 1778, the District of Maine was the northernmost of three districts in Massachusetts.
After 1677, when the Province of Maine was sold to Massachusetts Bay Colony for the sum of £1250 (and later incorporated into the territory of the Province of Massachusetts Bay) and prior to the district's organization in 1778, the area was known as the Province of Maine of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
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