William Penn

By: Chance Adamski

Introduction

Did you know that William Penn was the founder of Pennsylvania? William Penn was a very important part of the Pennsylvania Colony. William Penn was the first of three children and was the son of Admiral William Penn and Margaret Jasper. William penn was a great person and was the founder of the Pennsylvania Colony. William Penn had many important and good accomplishments. William Penn was a vert important to the Pennsylvania Colony.

William Penn's childhood

William Penn had lived a very successful childhood. He also did many important things such as founding the Pennsylvania Colony. William Penn was born in London, England, on October, 14, 1644. He was the first of three children the son of Admiral William Penn and Margaret Jasper. He was baptized at All Hallows Church, London. He went to Christ Church College, Oxford University in 1660. William Penn studied law at Church College, Oxford University of Charles the second. Then he had attended the coronation of Charles the second in London. In 1669, William Penn married his second wife Hannah Callowhill. Then William Penn ended up having seven children with his scond wife Hannah Callowhill. William Penn's second wife Hannah Callowhill died December 20, 1726. William Penn had lived a very successful life.

William Penn's accomplishments

William Penn had many good accomplishments. William Penn converted to the Quaker religion and was jailed several times for his resistance to the Church of England. William Penn travled to Ireland to manage some of his fathers property. His father sent William Penn out the manage his father's property to satisfy a dept the king owned to William Penn's father. William Penn, the Quaker leader who " fought" religious oppression and founded the colony of Pennsylvania. By the 1670's William Penn and become a figure of importance in the Quaker community. In 1675, he was asked to resolve a land dispute between Quaker property owners in the America colony of West New Jersey. After settling the " dispute", using his legal knowledge and leadership skills, he was chosen to organize the founding of a Quaker colony in America. William Penn was an English Quaker best known for founding the colony of Pennsylvania. William Oenn accomplished many important things in the Pennsylvania Colony.

Important things William Penn did

William Penn had many dreams he accomplished and did many important things for the Pennsylvania Colony. William Penn became the propietor of the land in America and had named it Pennsylvania. Which is a colony today. William Penn founded Pennsylvania in 1682. It was William Penn's Holy experiment because he wanted it to be a place of religious freedom. William Penn created a Constitution and a set of laws. William Penn created the capital city of Philadelphia which is part of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia, means " city of brotherly love". The name he gave Philadelphia combined the Greek words for love (phileo) and brother (adelphos). William Penn had a dream to create a place where people could have the freedom to choose their religion. Settlers worshipped in churches, homes, even storehouses, until they could build a house of worship. Initiated the first call for a " United States" in his 1696 a plane for Union for the English Colonies in America. William Penn was a great person and had accomplished his dreams.

Conclusion

William Penn was a great person and had many good accomplishments. William Penn lived a childhood. And helped people with many things. William Penn had many great accomplishments and did many important things. William Penn had many dreams he wanted to accomplishment and founded the Pennsylvania Colony. William Penn was a great person he had many accomplishments, and was a very important part of the Pennsylvania history.

Glossary

1. Fought: Fought means a fight or a battle between people.

2. Dispute: Dispute means a disagreement, argument, or a debate.

3. Phileo: Phileo means love and peace.

Sources:

Books: 1. Sarri Peggy, Colonial Americe Biographies, Detroit, UXL, 2000.


2. Sarri Peggy, Colonial America, Primary Sources, Detroit, UXL, 2000.

Online:

3. Horle Craig, "Penn William" World Book Student, 2016, World Book, Web, March,11, 2016.