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Kontessa Tapia & Sarah Solgot

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Reasons Founded
The reason for the founding of the Pennsylvania Colony was based on religious beliefs.Pennsylvania was a safe haven for Quakers who did not agree with the Puritans and their way of doing things. This colony also granted religious liberties to other faiths(jews,catholics,ect.)
Founder
William Penn found Pennsylvania in 1682 along with a few other people in Philadelphia. The current king of England at the time gave him a charter because of the dept he owed to Williams late father pacifically requesting he named the colony Pennsylvania in respect for Williams late father.
Type of People
Religion
Pennsylvania does not have a pacific or designated religion. The colony has various faiths givivng religious freedom to Quakers who's central belief is the princible of ''Inner Light'' (sense of Christ working in the soul). Which has led them to reject formal formal minisry and all set forms of worship. The colony al granted religous freedom to Jews, Catholics, Lutherans, and more.
Brief History
One of the original thirteen colonies located on the Atlantic coast of North America.
The Province of Pennsylvania was an English colony in North America that existed from 1682 until 1776. The reason for founding the Pennsylvania Colony was based on religious beliefs. The reason that King Charles the second gave William Penn a large area was because he owed William's father a great amount of money.The colony was founded in 1682 by William Penn and other colonists and was granted a charter to create a colony their by King Charles the second who specified to name the colony Pennsylvania, a combination of the Latin word syvania which means woodland and penn.
The Pennsylvania Colony had immigrants from England, German, Scotch-Irish, and African Americans.The Pennsylvania Colony was on good terms with the Native Americans, they had an unsworn treaty in place that was never broken between them. The colony never gave assistance to the New Englanders during the Indian wars.

Pennsylvania is an amazing colony to settle in it has mountains, coastal plains, and plateau areas to Lake Erie lowlands. The geography is a mix of mix of New England and Southern features but had fertile soil and land that was suited for farming.Mild climate with warm summers and mild winters that were suited for farming and agriculture. Pennsylvania has good farmland, timber, furs and coal, iron ore. Often referred as the breadbasket colony since it grew so many crops mainly wheat which was ground into flour in flour mills then finally shipped to England.
A typical farm in Pennsylvania was 50 to 150 acres consisting of a house, barn, yard and fields.

Economy
Exported agriculture products and natural resources.
Were able to manufacture iron ore products such as plows, tools, kettles, locks, nails, and large blocks of iron which they sent to England.The middle colonies in the colonial time they were the big food producing region that included corn and wheat and livestock including beef and pork. More industries the middle colonies were included in included production of iron ore, lumber, textiles, furs and shipbuilding.

Welcome to Pennsylvania
Kontessa Tapia & Sarah Solgot
The type of people to settle in this colony were English Quakers and people looking for religous freedom such as Jews, Catholics, ect. Colonists of this colony also included Europeans looking for freedom and equality. This colony included immigrants from England, German, and more.
Sources
https://www.landofthebrave.info/pennsylvania-colony.htm
https://www.landofthebrave.info/proprietary-colonies.htm
http://www.softschools.com/facts/13_colonies/pennsylvania_colony_facts/2048/
http://www.ushistory.org/pennsylvania/pennsylvania.html
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