Pennsylvania

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by Camden001
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
American History
Grade:
8

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Pennsylvania

Climate

* Cold weather around mountains* Very humid weather in some parts* Has good amounts of rain and snow* There is an average of ten tornados a year

* Lots of Mountains* Dense Forrests* Many rivers* Many Lakes* High Vegetation

Religion

Geography

Skills and jobs of citizens

* First claimed by Swedes in 1638 * Founded in 1682 by William Penn* Named Pennsylvania after William Penn* Its name means Penn's Woods

Historical Facts

Pennsylvania

Facts and History

William Penn

Most people at this time were Quakers which meant they did not believe in the strict rules implied by the Puritan church. Most of these Quakers came to Pennsylvania to escape religious persicution

* Farmed * Traded * Blacksmith* Leather smith* Candle makers* Small businessmen*Low class were indentured servants

How did individual (and/or group) values, beliefs, and skills impact the formation of Pennsylvania?

Settlers

Many people came from Holland (Dutch) Others came from Sweden and England. Native Americans also lived in Pennsylvania

Important MineralPennsylvania's mineral resources helped make the colony an industrial powerhouse. The most plentiful mineral is coal.

Modern Day Pennsylvania


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