Pennsylvania

City of Brotherly Love......

" Freedom of Religion & Economy Opportunity"

In 1682 Penn arrived at Philadelphia (Greek for " city of brotherly love"), the colony already had 4,000 inhabitants. Penn had absolutely clear ideas about how he wanted his colony to develop. His religious believes impacted the community, where each speaking a different languages or practicing a different religion. He expected the orderly growth of farming villages, neatly laid out along rivers.

Pennsylvania the community for all...

Pennsylvania demonstrated the potential of a colony that offered both religious toleration and economic opportunity. Penn received his charter in 1681, to raise money, he sold land to a group of wealthy Quaker merchants who received government position and economic concessions in return.In 1700, the Pennsylvania Assembly had passed Laws recognizing slavery, although not unanimously.......
We the people of Pennsylvania colony were graciously established by a quacker named William Penn. We believed that God offered salvation to all and placed an inner light in all. The vision and planned of our founder was to unify our hierarchical society. We lived where we wanted, pursuing our economic status that profited us. Our decision to leave the inequalities of the Old World and copy the new World where servants were able to pay for their passage to the colony. Interestingly, the largest city is Pennsylvania, Philadelphia served as the nation’s capital from 1790 until a permanent capital was established in Washington, D.C., in 1800. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania state produce one of the finest persons in history the inventor named Benjamin Franklin.

Research taken from Of the People and
http://www.history.com/topics/us-states/pennsylvania