Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

William Penn and the City of Brotherly Love

Book - 2007
Rate this:
King Charles II of England gave Pennsylvania to Quaker William Penn in repayment for a loan that Penn's father had made to the king. The king probably thought he was accomplishing more than just paying a debt when he made the land grant. It was a way to get rid of some Quakers, whom he considered troublesome. Quakers did flock to Pennsylvania to settle, but so did people from many other religious groups. All faiths were welcome in Penn's colony. The new city of Philadelphia prospered. Settlers fanned out to the west to build farms and towns. They shipped their products to Philadelphia and England. By the time of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania was considered the heart of the colonies. Philadelphia hosted the First and Second. Continental Congresses, where the Declaration of Independence was crafted. And from the Pennsylvania State House, the Liberty Bell rang out the news of independence declared. Book jacket.
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, c2007.
ISBN: 9781584154631
1584154632
Branch Call Number: 974.8020922
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 25 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at SLPL.

Try searching for Pennsylvania to see if SLPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top