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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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Long-Term Sub Openings for an ICT Class | TC Elementary ...
Positions: Two teachers for an ICT classroom (Ideally, one of them needs to be trained as a special education teacher) Where: PS 321, The William Penn School, Park Slope, Brooklyn When: Beginning February/March. Can begin substituting ...
Author: Inclusive Education  (21 Oct 2014)

Omni William Penn Hotel Wedding DJ | Pittsburgh Wedding ...
Pittsburgh Wedding DJ performs for the wedding reception of Holly and Neil at the Omni William Penn in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.
Author: Eric  (19 Oct 2014)

Oxford- and Princeton-educated scholar speaks at George ...
Christian C. Sahner, author of Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present (Oxford University Press, 2014), will speak as a guest of George Fox's William Penn Honors Program, an alternative undergraduate general education track launched this ...
Author: georgefoxnews  (17 Oct 2014)

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