William Penn

1644-1718

Descirption

William Penn was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as a place for religious freedom in America.

Quotes

  1. " true religion does not draw men out of the world but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.

Accomplishments

  • Penn became the proprietor of the land in America and named it Penn's woods after his father.
  • William Penn had a dream to create a place where people could have the freedom to choose their religion.