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Province of Pennsylvania


He served as a judge in colonial Pennsylvania, a general in the Continental Army , and a President under the ...

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 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), ...

The Colonies | Pennsylvania - Small Planet Communications, Inc.


Colonial America: Pennsylvania was established in 1682 by William Penn and became a haven for persecuted members of the Society of Friends.

Living in the Colonial Period of Pennsylvania


A historical overview of life in Colonial Pennsylvania by Rickie Lazzerini, historian. Farrming, industry, trading and learning were key characteristics.

Pennsylvania 1630-1700 - USHistory.org


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

Pennsylvania - U.S. States - HISTORY.com


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 ...

A Brief History of the Colony of Pennsylvania, 1638-1703


A brief history of the Colony of Pennsylvania, explaining the origin of the nickname for Philadelphia being the City of Brotherly Love.

Principles of Quaker Government in Colonial Pennsylvania


Principles of Quaker government in Colonial Pennsylvania, outlining religious tolerance and an objection to violence.

William Penn: Frame of Government of Pennsylvania, 1682


For a full picture of the constitutional structure of colonial Pennsylvania more than the "Frame" is needed; the latter must be read in light of the royal charter.

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Pennsylvania Colony Facts - Soft Schools


The Pennsylvania Colony was one of the 13 original colonies in America. These 13 colonies were divided into three regions which included the New England ...

1681-1776: The Quaker Province | PHMC > Pennsylvania History


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 ...

13 ColoniesPennsylvania Colony and the Quakers «


This page describes the history of the Pennsylvania Colony. Did you know Pennsylvania was first colonized by people from Sweden, who named the land Nya ...