PENNSYLVANIA:: 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 BY:: BY Y city in Pennsylvania. brotherly love" LIIDIIA KIIM,, -there were to be no conflicts with LIDIA KIM D A M the natives ASHLEY STENFTENNAGEL,, ASHLEY STENFTENNAGEL SHLEY TENFTENNAGEL KATIIE BIISAZZA,, KATIE BISAZZA AT E SAZZA 1 http://www.answers.com/topic/pennsylvania?cat=travel 2 ALEXA WNOROWSKII ALEXA WNOROWSKI LEXA NOROWSK 3 http://www.answers.com/topic/pennsylvania?cat=travel http://www.answers.com/topic/pennsylvania?cat=travel 4 http://www.answers.com/topic/pennsylvania?cat=travel 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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