Philadelphia by Shane Mountjoy
  

Synopsis

Philadelphia by Shane Mountjoy

Using a debt owed by King Charles II, William Penn traded away a fortune in order to acquire an American colony. He could have become even wealthier from his land, but instead he used his colony to establish a place of safety for religiously oppressed people from throughout Europe. Within his colony, Penn planted a great city - Philadelphia. Photographs, sidebars, and a chronology are some of the useful tools featured that help bring this city's dynamic history to life.

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Format

Hardback
100 pages

Author

Shane Mountjoy
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th February 2007

ISBN

9780791093368


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