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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Despite being educated at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia and at Syracuse University's prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication, Sherwood "Duke" Brooks remains a conservative. He has worked in ...
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Boy, is this not my area, but IOVI on the reverse, with two standing figures-- probably Jupiter presenting globe to the emperor Aurelian? "Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man." --William Penn. Report Post Go to Top of Page. Previous Topic ...
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William Petty. From New World Encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. Previous (William Penn) · Next (William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham). Western philosophers 17th-century philosophy (Modern philosophy). William Petty. Name: William ...
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