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William Penn: 17th Century Founding Father: Selections from His Political Writings (Pendle Hill Pamphlets Book 204) Edwin B. Bronner

William Penn: 17th Century Founding Father: Selections from His Political Writings (Pendle Hill Pamphlets Book 204)

Edwin B. Bronner

Published March 11th 2015
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47 pages
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Edwin Bronner first introduces us to William Penn with a brief review of his history, his accomplishments, and his major contributions. As Bronner notes, “Penn holds a permanent place in American history as a leading advocate of religious toleration,MoreEdwin Bronner first introduces us to William Penn with a brief review of his history, his accomplishments, and his major contributions. As Bronner notes, “Penn holds a permanent place in American history as a leading advocate of religious toleration, civil liberty and representative government.”The pamphlet then presents three of William Penn’s major contributions in the realm of politics and government: “The People’s Ancient and Just Liberties”, “Preface to the First Frame of Government”, “Plan for a Union of the Colonies”, and one of Penn’s major writings, “An Essay Towards the Peace of Europe.” This last essay “proposing that the states of Europe be united for peaceful purposes through the creation of a congress is better known today than almost any other product of Penn’s fertile, creative mind.”