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The colony of Pennsylvania was founded in by William Penn in 1681. At the time, Pa was one of the largest areas discovered. Pennsylvania was named after Admiral Penn. It means Penn’s Woods. Penn established a government based upon religious freedom of the Quakers. The colony’s religious tolerance soon attracted German and Scottish immigrants, and helped establish the Pennsylvania Dutch Community. #goPenn #Pahistory #history #theorginals

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William Penn Unit Study

William Penn Unit Study - learn more about the founder of Pennsylvania with this FREE unit study!


William Penn

Worksheets: William Penn (to go with A Child's Story of America, chapter 4)

Early America: 13 Colonies Bingo (adapt sheet...Rather than calling out one of the boxes, say, "the colony founded by William Penn." Then have the students find the box. Use as review game.

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What is wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is still right, even if no one else is doing it. ~ William Penn

Letitia Penn doll (wood & textile) English School, 18th century, belonged to the daughter of William Penn (1644-1718); one of the earliest in America © Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Penn Station - what a great loss for New York...