Penn Summary
Elizabeth Gray Vining

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Penn Summary

As a prominent Quaker leader and the founder of Pennsylvania, William Perm is an important figure in religious and political history. He worked to bring religious freedom and tolerance to his native Britain, and when Pennsylvania was established as the last of the restoration colonies, he sought to graft these principles to the American experience. The colony's constitution, which Perm helped to compose, served as a model for the U.S. Constitution.

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