Pennsylvania, 1681 Michaela thompson

William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, was a Quaker in the 1700s. He believed that you didn't needed a minister to talk to God, because everyone is equal in God's eyes.

Religious Beliefs - Quakers. The Quakers believe everyone is equal in God's eyes. They didn't have strict rules about their religion. Their tolerance for religions attracted many immigrants in the 1600s.

Geography: Pennsylvania had a mild climate with coastal plains, plateaus and mountains. A lot of the land was great for farming. The climate and geography of colonial Pennsylvania was similar to the current state of Pennsylvania.

Economy: Natural resources, agriculture, manufacturing, commerce and transportation were some of the elements of the economy in the Pennsylvania colony. The colony became an economic growth center before the years leading to the Revolutionary War.

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