History Of The Pennsylvania Colony: William Penn

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In the Pennsylvania colony they set their own standards in government. In the year 1775 Pennsylvania was a proprietary colony. The first governor of Pennsylvania was William Markham. William Markham led the fight in abolish slavery. William Penn founded the colony in 1681. William Penn also made his cousin, William Markham, governor. William Penn also set up a liberal political philosophy. He gave some of his power back to the people.
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