William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was an early advocate of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Indians. Under his direction, the city of Philadelphia was planned and developed.
In 1681, King Charles II handed over a large piece of his American land holdings to William Penn to satisfy a debt the king owed to Penn's father. This land included present-day Pennsylvania and Delaware. Penn immediately sailed to America and his...
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William Penn Religious Revolutionary, segment from "The American Birthright Part I" Documentary
William Penn School District
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The Olde Disc Jockey's Almanac: August 30, 2014
William Penn sailed to the "New World" from England. He later established the American colony of Pennsylvania. August 30, 1780…U.S. General Benedict Arnold made a secret promise to surrender the fort at West Point to the British army.
Author: Bob Dearborn (30 Aug 2014)
MuskegonPundit: History for August 30 - On-This-Day.com
1682 - William Penn sailed from England and later established the colony of Pennsylvania in America. 1780 - General Benedict Arnold secretly promised to surrender the West Point fort to the British army. 1862 - The Confederates defeated ...
Author: Jim Riley (30 Aug 2014)
Gillick takes over as Montgomery continues cancer battle
He graduated from William Penn Charter School in 1964 and the University of Pennsylvania in '68. Montgomery received his MBA from the Wharton School in '70. Montgomery and his wife Lyn have three children: Harry, Sam and Susa.
Author: pelle31lives (30 Aug 2014)