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  1. The colony of Pennsylvania was founded in 1682 by William Penn as a place where people from any country and faith could settle, free from religious persecution.In payment of a debt to Penn's father, Penn had received from King Charles II a large land grant west of New Jersey which Charles II named Pennsylvania after William's father, Admiral William Penn.

  2. William Penn founded Pennsylvania in 1681. Penn had left the Church of England to become a Quaker. He built the colony so people could worship in their own way and share in the government. In 1682 Penn was given another grant of land south of Pennsylvania. It became the colony of Delaware.

  3. May 27, 2022 · Founded in 1905, this 4.7-acre zoo is ideal for families searching for fun places in Delaware. Why You’ll Enjoy This Activity. Even though it’s pretty small, this zoo still deserves a spot on your list of fun things to do in Delaware. Inside the zoo, visitors will uncover a bundle of invertebrates, birds, reptiles and mammals from across ...

  4. Jamestown was the first town created by the Virginia colony. After the English Civil War in the mid 17th century, the Virginia Colony was nicknamed "The Old Dominion" by King Charles II for its perceived loyalty to the English monarchy during the era of the Commonwealth of England. While other colonies were being founded, Virginia continued to ...

  5. Sep 29, 2017 · Before the American Revolution, America was made up of 13 colonies. These were demarcated into three regions: the New England Colonies (Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire), the Southern Colonies (Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia) and the Middle Colonies (Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey).

  6. The I-87 designation pays tribute to several important dates in the history of both North Carolina and Virginia: the Roanoke Colony was founded in 1587, James Madison's Virginia Plan helped to develop the US Constitution in 1787, and North Carolina State University was created in 1887.

  7. May 29, 2015 · Perhaps this is an insight into why Leopold did not present the land ethic idea as a litany of rights and wrongs or a ten commandments of the land. Leopold recognized that people’s environmental values many times grow directly from their experience.

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