Charles de Montesquieu by Sarah and William Penn by Nayely
Charles de Montesquieu
- Charles was born on January 18, 1689 in Bordeaux, France.
- He died on February 10,1755 in Paris, France.
- He was 66 years old.
- He was a French Philosopher.
- He wrote the famous book The Spirit of the Laws.
- His book helped the Americans write the Constitution of the United States of America.
- Charles believed in "all thing human,natural,and divine.
- If people followed in what he believed it would " ease the ills of society and improve life".
" It is always the adventurous who accomplish great things."
- William Penn was born on October 14,1644 in London.
- In 1667 at age of 23 he moved to Ireland,which he became a quaker because of Thomas Loe.
- In 1693 William wrote 2 great works called "An Essay Towards the President" and "Future Peace of Europe"
- Founder of Pennsylvania
- William Penn died in 1718 at age 74.
- He believed in religious freedom and the rights of individuals to work as they pleased.
- Penn wrote a piece of information in 1668 called "No Cross,No Crown" explaining a Quakers beliefs.
- When Penn found Pennsylvania he promised to the Quakers that they will have cheap land and freedom of religion.
- March 4,1681 William Penn was granted land between New York and Maryland.
- The land between the states is called Pennsylvania.
- He drew up a frame of govt. for his colony. (this probably have influenced the constitution of U.S.)
- When Penn died Pennsylvania was handle by his 2nd wife, Hannah Callowhill, and his colonial secretary, James Logan.
- Pennsylvania stands for Penn's wood.
- He was married before he married Hannah Callowhill but his first wife died.
- He was mostly in jail because he use to be troublemaker, plus he use to always stand for what he believed in.
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