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William Penn School: statue, the Striding Man

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

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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William Penn Unit Study

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