Pennsylvania by nuhman10

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PENNSYLVANIA             The Geography and Environment                           Pennsylvania: Success of the Colony

THE LAND OF YOUR
THE LAND OF YOUR         When the Quakers first arrived in                          -the land was fruitful and produced
                         Pennsylvania, they found a few                          food
HOPES AND
HOPES AND                hundred Swedes Finns who had been                          -kind relationships and trading with

DREAMS!!
                         living in New Sweden, a small trading                   the natives
DREAMS                   colony. There are also different areas to                  -no problems with food and supplies
                         the geography of Pennsylvania,                             -there were families being produced
                         including:                                                 -low poverty rate
                             o The coastal plain: flat and                          -there was no military service from
                                 fertile1                                        the people (problem)
                             o The Piedmont region: very                            -they needed to maintain the
                                 productive farmland2                            religious worship (problem)
                             o Appalachian Ridge and the
                                 Great Valley: small valleys that                Legacy Of Pennsylvania
                                 provide good farmland.3
                             o Lake Erie Lowland: soil that is                      -Quakers of Pennsylvania needed to
                                 good for growing potatoes.4                     see the inner light
                             As you can see, Pennsylvania is                        -Pennsylvania will continue to
                             very fertile and has lots of farm                   prosper because of good economy and
                             land, so plan on farming! Rivers are                trade
                             also important in Pennsylvania.                        -William Penn envisioned equal and
                             Philadelphia is built on the                        non-violent place
                             Delaware River, and it is the main                     -"society of friends", and, "city of
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                             city in Pennsylvania.                               brotherly love"
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Origins                                      Life in the Colonies

    William Penn, the son of a wealthy           Life in the Colonies was basically a
landlord of valuable Irish estates, is the   piece of cake.
founder of Pennsylvania because he is                o Representative elected
very much attracted to the Quaker                        government
religion. The following are the aspects              o Good Relationships with
of how Pennsylvania was founded:                         natives (William Penn was
    o Penn converted to the belief of                    referred to as “The Honest
        Inner Light and became an                        White man”)
        evangelist for Quakerism.                    o Natives help out with
    o He discovered that there were                      provisions
        Quakers in Europe and England                o Women had ability to be a
        that wanted their own land for                   high power official in the
        their religion, so he set out to                 church
        find somewhere for them to                   o Believed in Inner light
        stay.                                            (everyone had the right
    o Then, Penn’s father died in                        conscience to lead them to
        1681 and he inherited his                        do the right thing and get
        father’s Irish lands and his                     into heaven)
        claim to a large debt from the               o Main crop was corn
        king.                                            (yummy, yummy!)
    o Charles II paid the debt by                    o Religious tolerance
        giving him a territory between                   (Quakers were pacifists)
        New York and Maryland.                       o Made up of Quakers
    o He then gave the territory to the                  (Society of Friends)
        Quakers so they can now                      o No military service
        practice their religion (Society
        of Friends).

								
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