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  • Colonization In Pennsylvania

    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’ relationships with Indians are exemplary, resulting in very few wars and bloodshed. This colony is self-governed and does not have heavy taxes unlike England. However, Pennsylvania still has the rights of an England citizen, such as the right to petition to…

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  • William Penn New World Analysis

    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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  • The Life And Life Of Milton Hershey's Company

    Milton Hershey was born in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, on September 13, 1857. Hershey’s was the only surviving male child of father Henry Hershey and mother Fanny Snavely Hershey; he also has one sister Serina Hershey. Hershey’s spent his early childhood trailing his father, a dreamer who always had his eyes out for the next big opportunity. By 1857 Hershey’s father had largely cut himself out the picture. Fanny was tiered of her husband’s failures; the details of their separation are cloudy.…

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  • Benjamin Franklin's Declaration Of Independence

    The best known as one of the Founding Fathers of Declaration of Independence and also the Constitution of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston. His father married twice, with his first wife he had seven children and with his second wife he had ten more. Benjamin was his 15th child and he was the youngest son. His father was soap and candle maker. Benjamin learned to read when he was at a young age. Attending to Boston Latin School was a success to him,…

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  • Munsee Indians Summary

    subgroup of the Delawares or otherwise known as the Lenapes. With using countless research throughout many years, anthropologist Robert S. Grumet wanted to unravel the forgotten details about the Munsee Indians. The book goes into depth to learn more about their civilization during the Dutch period to the late 1700s. Only appearing in colonial records starting in 1927, the name Munsees refers to Delaware descendants. Munsee Indians were originally known as Minisink, which means, “from the…

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  • The Lancaster Treaty Of 1744, So Important To American History

    The history of Native Americans and settlers in the New World has long been biased towards that of the colonists settling in America. Few people know the extent to which the bias exists and they also don’t stop to consider the perspective of the people that have rightful ownership of the land. What most people do know are the stories of conquest that are often taught in school. These accounts are heavily in favor of the settlers and paint Native Americans as the savage evildoers hell-bent on…

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  • Conduit Of Social Media Essay

    “Never judge a book by its cover”, this age-old proverb has been passed down from generation to generation. In this era of technology and social media, society often finds itself judging people’s lives off of profile pictures, status updates and the short paragraph biography often found on social media. Children and adults post about there daily lives, personal interest daily. Often people connect online through perceived common interest or physical attraction. However the notion that someone’s…

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  • The Influence Of Social Media

    Compared to previous times when the main intermediaries used to spread information were letters or mouths, the proliferation of social media has accelerated the spread of information dramatically and has enhanced the efficiency of the society noticeably. Although the increased exposure causes a short-term backlash in the communities such as the people who are blackmailed for money, covering the topic of the people who are blackmailed for money frequently in the media and discussing the idea…

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  • Importance Of Children And Media Devices

    Children and Media Devices Our media devices have become a valuable part of our everyday lives and the way we communicate; we get text messages for our dentist appointments and e-vites for birthday parties. Mostly this is viewed as a helpful and informative tool for staying in contact with friends and family or receiving news updates and for educational purposes. But, as with most things, there is a limit; how much is too much? My goal is to look specifically at children and the short and long…

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  • Discrimination In Media

    Modern media is made by a small number of people and usually relies on technology. Storage and transmission with media began more than 30,000 years ago such as cave drawings. Modern media must go out a mass amount of people which means mass production. Gutenberg Press which is the first printed press and it printed 180 copies in Europe. Which started newspaper in the 1960s in England. The idea of photographs is more than 1000 years old. Radio was invented in 1894 and became a wireless…

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