Some comments on colonial times in Pennsylvania

address before the Society of colonial wars in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, March 10, 1932
  • 11 Pages
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Printed by order of the Society , [Philadelphia?]
Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-



Other titlesColonial times in Pennsylvania.
Statementby Benjamin C. Atlee.
SeriesHistorical publications of the Society of colonial wars in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania., vol. IV, no. 5
LC ClassificationsE186.3 .P41 vol. 4, no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6276118M
LC Control Number32016999

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(shelved 2 times as colonial-period) avg rating — 31, ratings — published Want to Read saving. In colonial Pennsylvania, children's games and toys were simple and taught them useful skills, as history Some comments on colonial times in Pennsylvania book Kristin Carolla says.

Some of these games are still popular today, like leap frog, marbles, and hopscotch. Others survived until recent times, like blind man's bluff and pick up sticks. Blind man's bluff is much like Marco Polo.

The lack of slaves in the colony meant everyone had to work hard on a daily basis while the children received an education in the colony schools.

In addition, the pacifism exemplified by Penn helped launch several treaties with the local Native Americans. They remained peaceful throughout the years leading up to the Revolutionary War. Colonial settlers came to America for many reasons.

Some came for religious freedom. Some came to make money. They settled into 13 colonies, areas that are now the states known as New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maryland, Georgia, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Delaware.

Government. The colonial government, established in by Penn's Frame of Government, consisted of an appointed governor, the proprietor (William Penn), a member Provincial Council, and a larger General General Assembly, also known as the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, was the largest and most representative branch of government, but had Capital: Philadelphia.

Colonial records of Pennsylvania. Publication date Topics Pennsylvania -- History Colonial period, ca.

Sources Periodicals, Pennsylvania -- History Revolution, Sources Periodicals, genealogy Publisher [Harrisburg]: By the State Collection allen_county; americanaPages: The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation started in when it was acquired by a group that made a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the property to its original condition.

In the early years, the Plantation property was part of a greater plan to restore the entire Sycamore Mills community within the state park. Pennsylvania's Colonial Plain People: Quakers, Amish, and Mennonites After my post last month, which touched on Quaker disownment, one reader mentioned how it seemed similar to shunning, a practice most commonly seen in Anabaptist (primarily Old Order Amish and some Author: Christy Distler.

The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania By Wayland F. Dunaway University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview Guide to the Published Archives of Pennsylvania, Covering the Volumes of Colonial Records and Pennsylvania Archives, Series I-IX By Henry Howard Eddy; Martha L.

Simonetti Pennsylvania Historical and Museum. About this Item: Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Previous owner's name and address label on inside cover.


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The best history of the Scotch-Irish of colonial Pennsylvania ever written, Dunaway's classic is indispensable to the genealogist because it outlines the circumstances behind the settlement of Lowland Scots in. The other options have some setbacks that easily make Quaker Pennsylvania a better place to settle.

Puritan Massachusetts may be the first British colony established, however, there are many flaws. There is constant tension between the Puritans and the First Nations, which makes it an unsafe place to live.

A is for Attire In colonial America, clothes were usually made from wool, linen or leather. For men, clothing usually included long-length, loose line. colonial and Revolutionary era, Indian people had a direct impact on trade, politics, and military affairs in Pennsylvania.

Indians in what would become Pennsylvania had engaged in trade with Europeans for decades before Pennsylvania was founded and that inter-cultural exchange remained vital to Indian and Euro-American economies for many.

Above is a scene you'll not normally encounter in Springtime at Colonial Williamsburg. It was quite an eery thing to behold. Usually when I'm at CW, I have trouble getting pictures for the blog that don't have modern-attired visitors in them.

Granted these are paved streets in the center for our modern times with some cobblestones on the side. Contents. Interesting Facts ; One of the original 13 colonies, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn as a haven for his fellow Quakers.

Pennsylvania’s capital, Philadelphia, was the site of. In some instances the author paints an unrealistic picture by portraying the Scots Irish as having no faults. out of 5 stars The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase There was a question in my mind as to why they would come to America during the times of Indian /5.

William Penn adopted, at best, a paternalistic attitude towards black slaves ‘looking upon a slave not as the property of the master but as a member of the family’. The immediate American association with William Penn and the Americas in many people’s mind is the State of Pennsylvania, but he was also involved in the bloody English annexation and the settlement.

Many of the outhouses or privies in an area known as Carter’s Alley were associated with businesses or private households and stretch from the first decades of the s to the end of that : Jason Daley.

RECEPTION OF ENGLISH COMMON LAW IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES WILLIAM B. STOEBUCK* So that we may start in cadence, some definitions are due. "Common law" refers to that body of governing principles, mainly substantive, expounded by the common-law courts of England in deciding cases before by: 6.

Pennsylvania was colonized and established later than other surrounding colonies, only becoming an official settlement by the end of the 17th century. The later start did not make life easier for settlers, however, who still suffered from lack of basic comforts in their homes and everyday life.

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Houses were sparse in colonial Pennsylvania. Alfred Shoemaker, the pioneering Pennsylvania Dutch folklorist, wrote in his book Eastertide in Pennsylvania that that “the Easter rabbit is perhaps the greatest contribution the Pennsylvania Dutch have made to American life.” He further says that the tradition of the Easter Bunny in the U.S.

goes back to “the very first [Pennsylvania. What were some of the common Colonial American ale/beer styles. Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Dougal, Sep 20 Starr Hill makes a beer that is supposed to be similar to what was brewed during colonial times as well.

Interesting article on the use of pumpkin in the colonial period. I agree with some of the comments after the article. Page - He first prayed me to excuse them, that they had not complied with me the last time.

He feared there might be some fault in the interpreter, being neither Indian nor English. Besides, it was the Indian custom to deliberate and take up much time in council before they resolved ; and that, if the young people and owners of the land had been as ready as he, I had not met with.

For example, Anne Verplanck (Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg) regards Kidd’s work on Native American religion as an “original contribution.” According to Kidd, “The story of America’s colonial history is one of clashing and mixing people.” (xi) And this provides the general framework for Kidd’s s: 1.

In this case, a farm hand nearing the end of his indenture describes what it's like working for a farmer in Pennsylvania.

The descriptions are to the point, aided by line drawings, and the character of the farm hand adds a nice personal touch. If your kid is studying Colonial times, this is one book to check out/5.

German settlers in Pennsylvania and the Hudson Valley built the first Dutch Colonial homes in the U.S. starting in the 17th century. Some of the remains of these homes, which date back tocan still be found in New York. American colonies, also called thirteen colonies or colonial America, the 13 British colonies that were established during the 17th and early 18th centuries in what is now a part of the eastern United colonies grew both geographically along the Atlantic coast and westward and numerically to 13 from the time of their founding to the American Revolution (–81).

The press was run by Mr. Stephen Day, his first publication was the Bay Psalm Book of While leaden types were still imported from the mother country well into the 18th century, a paper mill was established in Germantown, Pennsylvania as early aswhich illustrates the high demand for printed material.

The Official Website of Colonial Williamsburg: Explore the historical shops, homes and gardens of an early American community returned to its 18th-century appearance capturing the United States’ colonial period.

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Full text of "A German hero of the colonial times of Pennsylvania; or, The life and times of Henry Antes" See other formats.In colonial times, people bought land from the government, often in the form mortgages. So Franklin argued that basing paper currency on land would keep the supply of money close to the needs of the economy.

If there is not enough money, then people would borrow more money to lower the transaction costs, to avoid the inconvenience of barter.Manuscript, pen-and-ink.

Title from verso. Shows northern Pennsylvania and western New York, detailed mapping showing numerous forts, Indian villages, and trails, is restricted to the Susquehanna Valley north of Sunbury Town. LC Maps of North America,Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.