1. William Penn and Colonial Pennsylvania
Thus, after his father's death, William Penn asked for the money to be paid in land in the New World. ... In 1701, the Pennsylvania assembly started resisting Penn's proprietary authority and governance. ... In fact, William Penn, in the Frame of 1682 of Pennsylvania, wrote that all believers in God, "shall in no ways be molested or prejudiced for their religious Persuasion or Practice in Matters of Faith and Worship.... As a recognition for their right to settle the land, he made sure, before establishing Pennsylvania, to write a letter of peace and friendship: "William Pe...
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