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In History of the United States

Why was Pennsylvania started?

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 l ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

What are the borders of Pennsylvania?

The Commonwealth borders Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, WestVirginia to the southwest, Ohio to thewest, Lake Erie and the Canadian provinceof ( Full Answer )
In History of the United States

Why was Pennsylvania settled?

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
In Farm Animals

Why was Pennsylvania found?

William Penn founded Pennsylvania in order to achieved religiousfreedom. He wanted a colony where he and fellow Quakers would besafe from persecution.
In Founding Fathers

Who is the founder of Pennsylvania?

The founder of Pennsylvania was William Penn, the original name for Pennsylvania was "Penn's Woods"
In Travel & Places

What is Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania is a state in the United State It is bordered by New York, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia and Delaware.
In History of the United States

Why was Pennsylvania named Pennsylvania?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Colonial America

What was Pennsylvania founded as?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

Does Pennsylvania have mountains?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Science

Is it humid in Pennsylvania?

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.
In Pennsylvania

Is Philadelphia in Pennsylvania?

Yes. Philadelphia is located in Pennsylvania. It is the 4th largest city in the United States.
In History of the United States

What is the origin of Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania was named after William Penn. king Charles gave him land so the Quakers could live in peace
In Pennsylvania

How do you spell Pennsylvania?

That is the correct spelling of the proper noun (a US state) "Pennsylvania." Pennsylvania (always capitalize the "P")
In Law & Legal Issues

What presidents were from Pennsylvania?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Definitions

What is the topography of Pennsylvania?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Meteorology and Weather

How hot can Pennsylvania get?

If you man "What's the hottest temperature ever in Pennsylvania" then that would be 111°F or 44°C
In History of the United States

What is the symbol of Pennsylvania?

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.
In Pennsylvania

How was Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania was named after the Quaker William Penn. Penn(William Penn ) sylvania(land) Pennsylvania= Penn's land
In Postage and Shipping

Why is pennsylvania named Pennsylvania?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

What are the parts of Pennsylvania?

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 diagon ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

Where is Pennsylvania?

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.
In US Presidents

Who is the president of Pennsylvania?

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.
In Tornadoes

Can there be a tornado in Pennsylvania?

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, includi ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania in England?

No. Pennsylvania is in the northeast region of the United States.It is southwest of the New England States.
In Pennsylvania

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 ofwhopper stories about fish caught (or that got ( Full Answer )
In Colonial America

What are facts for Pennsylvania?

one fact about Pennsylvania is that in Amish country that's the only place where u can get shoow flly pie
In Pennsylvania

Why is Pennsylvania known for Pennsylvania German?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

Is Uniontown Pennsylvania in western Pennsylvania?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Pennsylvania

What does Pennsylvania mine?

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 ( Full Answer )
In Sports

What are the sports in Pennsylvania?

Football (NFL) (Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles) Basketball (NBA) (Philadelphia 76ers) Ice hockey (NHL) (Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers) Baseball (MLB) (Pit ( Full Answer )