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Education in colonial Pennsylvania did not have a common system such as in New England, and was more focused on practical education. The first public school in the American Colonie...

About Colonial Pennsylvania
From the colony's founding by William Penn in 1681 through English charter, Pennsylvania quickly grew into a major American trading post and bastion of intellectual thought. Set up as a place for religious and personal freedom, the colony attracted... More »
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Province of Pennsylvania

edit]. Benjamin Franklin moved to Philadelphia at age 17.5 in 1723; during his later years he was ...

Pennsylvania Colony *** - Colonial America

Check out this site for facts about the Pennsylvania Colony. Fact File of the Government, History, Geography and Religion of the Pennsylvania Colony. Fast facts ...
The three-story, red brick mansion included spacious rooms, wide doorways, casement windows, and a great hall and great room (dining room) large enough to entertain many guests. William Penn left for England in 1701, fully expecting to return, but politics, poverty, an... More »
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The land that is now Pennsylvania was actually first claimed by the Swedes under Peter Minuit in 1638. Minuit had agreed to help them establish a colony after ...

Pennsylvania 1630-1700 -

Colonial and Revolutionary history centered in Philadelphia, PA. ... Before European settlement, Pennsylvania was inhabited by many Indian tribes, including ...

The 13 American Colonies: Pennsylvania - Social Studies for Kids

The 13 Colonies of America. Pennsylvania. Founded: 1682 by William Penn and others, at Philadelphia. Major Industry: Agriculture (wheat, corn, cattle, dairy), ...

1681-1776: The Quaker Province - Pennsylvania's Enterprise Portal

The King signed the Charter of Pennsylvania on March 4, 1681, and it was officially proclaimed on April 2. The King named the new colony in honor of William ...

Pennsylvania - U.S. States -

One of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn as a haven for his fellow Quakers. Pennsylvania's capital, Philadelphia, was the site ...

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Q: Why was the colony Pennsylvania established?
A: Pennsylvania was established as a haven for persecuted Quakers who sought religious freedom. Pennsylvania was established as a haven for persecuted Quakers who ... Read More »
Q: What was colonial pennsylvania's religion?
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