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Colonial Pennsylvania: PA        Large Mix of People in PA (Majority not English) PA= 1/3 English 1/3 German 20% Scottish (Many Scotch lived in Philly) Difference In Colonial NY Problems, Ongoing Fighting, Tension…. Land System different in PA than NY People own their own farms Groups of people start own towns (ex: Germantown) Bucks/Chester:English Philadelphia: People from many origins Lancaster:Amish Cloisters: Didn’t believe in reproduction (men, women lived in different housing) Moravians: Music important in culture      (men, women lived separately also)      Life for many revolved around missionary work      Many times Moravians were the first to contact a group of Indians (missionary work) 90% of Germans who lived in PA colony belonged to Lutheran or Union Churches -- Lutherans-Believed in fighting over territory, unlike Quakers -- Many differing religions flocked to PA because:
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course HIST 012 taught by Professor Pencak,williaman during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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