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Colony In The 1600s

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If I moved over to a colony in the 1600’s, I would travel to Pennsylvania. William Penn guaranteed freedom of religion, civil liberties, and representation in elections. It is roughly in the middle of the other twelve colonies, so trading was accessible. Soon after the founding of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia became the most significant colonial port in North America. Since it isn’t in the south, there wasn’t much slavery.
Since religious freedom was accepted in Pennsylvania, there were many citizens with different backgrounds. People not only in England came over; German, Dutch, and French immigrants settled there. The climate and fertile soil in Pennsylvania made it manageable to grow crops, unlike New England. Textile factories and
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