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William Penn and the founding of Pennsylvania

William Penn and the founding of Pennsylvania

a documentary history

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penn, William, -- 1644-1718,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 404-406) and index.

    Statementedited by Jean R. Soderlund.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsSoderlund, Jean R., 1947-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19293034M
    ISBN 100812211316
    OCLC/WorldCa42641087

    William Penn and I would like to help you learn a little about our great state and all the things that make it so special. In this book, you will find games, puzzles, word searches and other fun activities that will also teach you more about Pennsylvania’s history, government, and geography. William Penn (Octo –J ) founded the Province of Pennsylvania, the British North American colony that became the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The democratic principles that he set forth served as an inspiration for the United States Constitution.

    William Penn was an English Quaker best known for founding the colony of Pennsylvania as a place for religious freedom in America. Synopsis William Penn was born in London, England, on October 14 Born:   A selective edition of the papers of William Penn ( –), English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania. He was an early champion of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Indians.

    Click here to order! Philadelphia: A Brief History provides an accessible and readable overview of the history of Philadelphia from its founding by William Penn to the deindustrialization and gentrification of early twenty-first century. The book develops two main themes. First, Philadelphia’s history is a story of the efforts to sustain economic prosperity while fulfilling community needs. Book Review: William Penn&#;s "Holy Experiment": The Founding of Pennsylvania, By Edward Bronner Western Pennsylvania History: - Author: Howard W. Callahan.


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