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    Pennsylvania was founded in 1681 by William Penn with a charter granted to him by King Charles II. Pennsylvania was created as a place for the Quakers to be able to practice their religion, to make a profit, and for Penn to exercise liberal ideas. Pennsylvania was the most suitable colony to live in for someone wanting religious freedom, good relations with Native Americans, and to make a living with the good economy. Pennsylvania was a middle colony who had the nickname "bread basket". With the fertile soil, many crops could be grown with ease and made Pennsylvania a major exporter of wheat. The different crops grown such as wheat, corn, rye, hemp, and flax were grown and entered gristmills for grinding. This made Pennsylvania better…

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    MAKE SURE YOUR TENSE IS CONSTANT AND DOESN’T SWITCH BETWEEN PRESENT/ PAST TENSE Key Reasons for Colonizing (will make hook later) Pennsylvania is the place where every colonist is treated in the same manner, your social status, religion, and gender does not matter. You will not be persecuted for your religion or beliefs. Colonists in Pennsylvania are very neighborly and help each other out during hard times. No one will covet another man or have reason to harm another. Pennsylvanians’…

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    "I, the said William Penn, have declared, granted, and confirmed, and by these presents, for me, my heirs and assigns, do declare, grant, and confirm unto all the freemen, planters and adventurers of, in and to the said province, these liberties, franchises, and properties, to be held, enjoyed and kept by the freemen, planters, and inhabitants of the said province of Pennsylvania for ever," said William Penn in his First Frame of Government. His ideas here clearly mirror the Declaration of…

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    Introduction William Penn greatly explored the ‘New World’ of Pennsylvania, encountered the people of his new land, and exchanged peace, hope, equal rights, and brotherly love with the newcomers to his “Holy Experiment.” Before he did this though, he did many things back in the European countries. He had many failures but soon was successful in his own ways. Penn got his huge area of the ‘New World’ because King Charles II was in debt to Penn’s recently deceased father. To repay this debt, King…

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    Andrew Carnegie had donated over 5 million dollars to schools,libraries and hospitals. Andrew Carnegie owned a steel company. Andrew Carnegie was a very rich man, He had an interesting childhood too. Andrew Carnegie evolves American and evolved it to make skyscrapers more than you can imagine. This is the exciting story and successful life of Andrew Carnegie. Andrew Carnegie had a bright future ahead of him. He was born on November 25, 1835 in Dunfermline, Scotland. Son of William…

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    Chester County: Case Study

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    Chester County is where I have been raised all my life, it’s a wonderful area. It is located in southern Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, about fifteen miles from Philadelphia. Specifically it is located at 40.0010 degrees N, 75.8069 degrees W. William Penn founded the county in 1682 making it one of his three original Pennsylvania colonies. It was named after Chester, England. The landscape is beautiful here, lots of rolling hills and valleys flourishing with wildlife and…

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    No Place For Hate

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    It is an initiative campaign that enables schools and organizations to challenge anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry as a whole. No Place for Hate has an innovative and powerful model for creating more inclusive environments, it aims to reduce bias and bullying, increase appreciation for diversity and build communities of respect. The initiative is free-of-charge, and is tailored to fit the needs and cultures of any school or organization. The Philadelphia Regional Office first implemented No…

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    Simple Life In The 1800s

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    arrived, the Quakers, another determined group of religious settlers intent on living simply and spiritually, gradually migrated to secluded Pennsylvania to escape harassment from the Puritans. Although both groups preached the virtues of thrift, sobriety, and hard work at one’s calling, they differed theologically. The Quakers, also known as the Society of Friends, rejected the idea of predestination and instead argued that God’s grace was a gift offered to all. They were viewed by the Puritans…

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    Bethlehem Steel had many interesting parts throughout its one hundred forty plus years of providing steel for not only Pennsylvania but also the entire country. This company gave a lot of people jobs that provided pretty good pay and great retirement plans. Some of the most interesting structures that still stands today is the blast furnaces, and the guns that were provided for the battle ships during World War I and II. The blast furnaces that are still standing today are no longer in use as…

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    Similarly, adolescent pregnancy, poverty, low parental education, single parent families, poor prenatal care, and other characteristics affect the Berks County family’s stability. In fact, the investigation revealed that 14% of the population lives below the poverty level. Investigation reported, the city of Reading’s citizens living below the poverty level with 38.7% (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). Certainly, the issue impact child’s growth and development. As data show, there is a gap that…

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