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William Penn: Impact on Colonial America

William Penn: Impact on Colonial America

William Penn was a writer, thinker, and colonial leader whose ideals had a lasting impact on American history. In this two-page social studies worksheet, students will have an opportunity to learn about William Penn, his role in the development of the colony of Pennsylvania, and his ideals for governing systems that would come to be associated with the United States Constitution. After reading the nonfiction text about William Penn, students will turn to page two to answer comprehension questions about Penn’s contributions to early American history.

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