What does Pennsylvania not have?
Pennsylvania does not have ocean front properties or an ocean view. Thus, you cannot find a whale in PA---but you'd hear plenty of whopper stories about fish caught (or that got away). It has very few places that are flat---but it has unending rolling hills and mountains. It also has no deserts--but plenty of desserts! It doesn't have silver mines--but plenty of bituminous and anthracite coal. It doesn't have any large Hollywood type movie studio--but many movies have been filmed in Pennsylvania!
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It was founded as a proprietary colony by William Penn, the Younger, who received its charter from Charles II, Restoration monarch of England. Penn was a Quaker, who hoped that the new colony would provide refuge for that persecuted radical religious sect. He also hoped to profit from the trade good…s produced in the colony. (MORE)
It was started because William Penn thought that the Quakers needed to leave England. So he turned to the king for help. King Charles the 2nd made Penn the proprietor of the large tract of land in North America. it was used as a slave state. later on in 1785 it was used to produce sandwiches by home…less woman. in 1836 it was ruled by iran an the entire (MORE)
The Commonwealth borders Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, WestVirginia to the southwest, Ohio to thewest, Lake Erie and the Canadian provinceof Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.
Because people wanted to settle it. It was very hard for people to live there. Now alot of those people are going to be out doing nothing... lol
William Penn founded Pennsylvania in order to achieved religiousfreedom. He wanted a colony where he and fellow Quakers would besafe from persecution.
The founder of Pennsylvania was William Penn, the original name for Pennsylvania was "Penn's Woods"
Penn because king Charles 2 owed Penn's father alot of money and when his father died the king gave him land
Pennsylvania is generally in a humid continental climate zone, butwith large variations around the state. Northwest Pennsylvania has harsh winters with cold temperatures andlots of cloudiness and snow due to the proximity to Lake Erie. Thesnow belt extends through Erie PA up into central and wester…n NY.Pittsburgh has winters that are cold, extremely cloudy andmoderately snowy. Central PA in the mountains, through StateCollege, also has very cold winters with lots of cloudiness andrelatively heavy snowfall. Winters in southeast PA near Philly arecold but considerably less snowy than the rest of the state. Thereare more sunny days in the southeast, as this region is notaffected by cloudiness from Lake Erie. Spring in PA tends to be cold and rainy in March and April. Maybrings better weather with mild temperatures and a bit moresunshine. Summer in PA tends to be quite pleasant in the northern, centraland western parts of the state. Pittsburgh and State College havevery nice summers, with many days that are pleasantly warm withoutbeing uncomfortably hot. The southeast near Philly occasionallygets quite hot and humid, but there are also many pleasant daysinterspersed in between hot spells. Falls are generally delightful in Pennsylvania, especially in theearly months. September and October bring lots of perfect sunnydays and mild temperatures, with beautiful fall foliage. Leavesturn brilliant colors in October. Unfortunately this pleasantweather is short lived, as November brings more cloudiness and thereturn of cold winter winds. Highest: 111 degrees F. Lowest: 42 degrees below zero F. And, it depends on what region. Very sunny and hot and sunny. (MORE)
The Quakers settled there in the 17th century followed by swedesand dutch. the English colonists settled later on. p.s there were natives (Indians) living there thousands of yearsbefore any white settlers landed.
William Penn (son) founded Pennsylvania. King Charles II named theland Pennsylvania after William Penn's father, Admiral Sir WilliamPenn, and himself. His last name is the first part of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania was known as Penn's Woods or Penn's Forest. The firstpart "Penn" is for William Penn, …and sylvania is the word forforest. So basically, it was "Penn's Forest." William Penn (MORE)
The people called "Pennsylvania Dutch" were settlers from Germanythat set up homesteads in eastern and central Pennsylvania. Theword for German is Deutsch, so when people asked them were theywere from, the English heard 'Dutch' and assumed they were fromHolland, e.g. English speaking folks thought t…hey said "Dutch". (MORE)
Hershey is the Chocolate Capital of the World. . Kane is the Black Cherry Capital of the World. . The first daily newspaper in the US was published on 21 September 1874 in Philadelphia. . Kennett Square is the mushroom Capital of the World. . The Great Dane is the Official State Dog. . Indiana …County PA is the Christmas Tree Capital of the World. . One of its borders is the Mason-Dixon Line. . It is the home of Punxsutawney Phil. (MORE)
It is a state in the northeastern and Mid Atlantic regions of the US located East of Ohio and below lake Erie with New Jersey to the East with Delaware and Maryland on its southern border. It was the second state to join the Union.
Pennsylvania is a state in the United State It is bordered by New York, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia and Delaware.
a Quaker named William Penn came to America to have his own religion. he got the land because the king had owned William's dead fathers money, so instead of giving William his fathers money he gave him the land in America. since Williams thought that the land was going to filled with forests, Willia…m decided to name the state "Sylvania" which means forests in Latin. but the king said that his last name should be in the states name so to this day the state is called "Pennsylvania" (MORE)
William Penn founded Pennsylvania to allow the Quakers (a group of religious people that thought that all people should be at peace with each other) to live according to their beliefs.
Yes. The Appalachian Mountains run from lower Maine all the way,diagonally, through Pennsylvania, and through numerous States untilthey end just north of Atlanta, Georgia. In Pennsylvania, and aspart of the Appalachian range is The Allegheny Mountains. At theborder with Maryland in south-central PA,… The Blue Ridge Mountainsis part of the Appalachian Mountain range. It should be noted thatthe Appalachian Mountain range are the oldest mountains in the US,geologically speaking, and are millions of years older than theRocky Mountains out west. Pennsylvania also has "The PennsylvaniaGrand Canyon" in the eastern part of the State. (MORE)
It is cold and snowy in winters. It is warm to hot and humid insummers.
It depends on the weather for the day. It's not like Florida. Down there is really humid. But in PA, it also, depends on the seasons of the year.
Yes. Philadelphia is located in Pennsylvania. It is the 4th largest city in the United States.
Pennsylvania was named after William Penn. king Charles gave him land so the Quakers could live in peace
That is the correct spelling of the proper noun (a US state) "Pennsylvania." Pennsylvania (always capitalize the "P")
It was the industrial city during the civil war. It was also a northern state, (Yankees or Union).
James Buchanan was the only president who was born and held public office in Pennsylvania and is buried there. His home , Wheatland, in Lancaster. PA is a museum and open to the public. Dwight Eisenhower retired to a farm adjacent to the battlefield in Gettysburg , PA . His retirement home is now… a national historic site. (MORE)
It's generally flat around Philadelphia...i believe that's called the Piedmont region. Anyway, the further west you go the more mountainous it gets. Also in the Northeast part of the state are the Pocono Mountains. Once you get through the Appalachians to the west though, it starts to flatten out a …little (MORE)
If you man "What's the hottest temperature ever in Pennsylvania" then that would be 111Â°F or 44Â°C
The state has a variety of official state symbols including the Great Dane as the state dog however the best known is also used as one of its nicknames, the Keystone.
In1681, Charles II granted a land tract to William Penn that now includes Pennsylvania. Penn founded a colony there as a place of religious freedom for Quakers, and named it for the Latin sylvania meaning woods
It is less then a Rocly Mountain High and ranges from sea level on the Delaware to Mount Davis at 3,213 feet above sea level with an average elevation of 1,099 feet.
The Pennsylvania Gazette was one of the United States' most prominent newspapers from 1728, before the time period of the American Revolution, until 1815. It was first published by Samuel Keimer and was the second newspaper to be published in Pennsylvania under the name The Universal Instructor in… all Arts and Sciences: and Pennsylvania Gazette, alluding to Keimer's intention to print out a page of Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences in each copy. On October 2, 1729, Benjamin Franklin and Hugh Meredith bought the paper and shortened its name, as well as dropping Keimer's grandiose plan to print out the Cyclopaedia. Franklin not only printed the paper but also often contributed pieces to the paper under aliases. His newspaper soon became the most successful in the colonies. (MORE)
YES Philadephia is in Pennsylvania. Also Philadephai also called Philly is a nice little small town
The Great Dane is the official state dog and the brook trout is the State Fish. Others include: . The Slinky is the State Toy. . The Pennsylvania Firefly is the State Insect. . The White-tailed deer is the State Animal. . The Ruffed Grouse is the State Bird. . Hemlock is the State Tree amd . … Milk is the State Beverage. (MORE)
They grew wheat and other grains. They were called the " bread basket colonies "
Yes.The state of Pennsylvania gets snow in abundance, especially in the mountains.Other areas of the state get snow frequently, as well.
pennsylvania was founded for religious freedom and william penn started it. it started because williams thought that the quakers needed to leave england
Pennsylvania was named after the Quaker William Penn. Penn(William Penn ) sylvania(land) Pennsylvania= Penn's land
Pennsylvainia is named pennsylvania because William Penn got a charter from king charles and he wanted to name it "Sylvania" meaning "woods" . Then he put his last name in the front and it turned out Pennsylvania. Meaning Penn's Woods,.
I'm not sure what you are asking but I will offer this information. Eastern Pennsylvania is mostly farmlands in rural areas, or small,medium, and large cities. Cutting diagonally across the state from northeast Pennsylvania(but beginning in Maine) through southwest Pennsylvania are theAppalachian M…ountains. This is an old mountain range, older thanthe Rocky Mountains. The Appalachian Mountains were formed when theSuper Continent ripped apart. As part of the Appalachian Mountainsin Pennsylvania is the Allegheny Mountain range. At thesouthern-central border of Pennsylvania the Blue Ridge Mountains(part of the Appalachians) go through part of Maryland andVirginia. The Appalachian Mountain range extends far into thesouthern states, ending just north of the city of Atlanta, Georgia. So, the central part of PA (most of it) are mountainous. Thesemountains created a huge barrier to westward movement duringcolonial days. Migration did not occur until the mid to late 1700s.Obviously, there are deep valleys near the mountains. The valleysare lush, perfect for agriculture/farming. Western Pennsylvania (north and south) are rolling hills and someflatter lands (but not nearly as flat as Ohio to the west). SW PAhas some steep hills that pedestrians walk in cities, but it isstrenuous walking. All of the State of Pennsylvania has creeks, streams, rivers,lakes, and manmade dams. These provide plentiful fishing andirrigation of crops. The State has warm to hot/humid weather insummers; ice, snow, and cold temps in winters. Pennsylvania is a beautiful Statte with thick forests, plentifulgame/fish, scenic views, and adequate employment opportunities incities. (MORE)
In the northeastern and Middle Atlantic region of the UnitedStates. It is one of the United States adjacent to New Jersey, New York,Ohio, West Virginia, and Maryland.
The president of Pennsylvania is the president of the United States, Barack Obama . I you meant to ask about the governor of PA, see the related question.
Yes, there can be a tornado in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania averages 17 tornadoes per year. Most of these are in the range of EF0 or EF1, but stronger ones have occured, including one tornado that was rated F5.
No. Pennsylvania is in the northeast region of the United States.It is southwest of the New England States.
Can you answere this question if not ask your mom even though she's probaly wrong.
one fact about Pennsylvania is that in Amish country that's the only place where u can get shoow flly pie
A lot of Germans settled in Pennsylvania. They are called The Deutsch (pronounced do-ich'). People started saying Dutch instead of do-ich'. it was a more English way of saying Deutsch. The Pennsylvania Dutch are German, not Holland Dutch. Germany had the deutsche mark for their currency before the …Euro's. (MORE)
Hawaii is very far away from Pennsylvania. The only practical way to make that trip is by air. Book a flight.
Uniontown, Pennsylvania is in southwestern Pennsylvania. It is theCounty Seat of Fayette County, Pennsylvania. If starting fromWashington, PA, you can travel old Route 40 East, e.g. The NationalRoad, and be in Uniontown within an hour.
Pennsylvania is a resource-rich state probably best known for mining anthracite and bituminous coal. Iron and other ores have been mined, as well as non-fuel materials such as aggregate, diabase and other minerals. Historically, the state has also seen a few gold mines, but none of those every reall…y panned out... (MORE)
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Where is the Pennsylvania Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia Pennsylvania located?
The address of the Pennsylvania Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania is: , Philadelphia, PA 19104-2800