Pennsylvania Politics: A Tercentennial Perspective

“Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad…” – William Penn   On 4 March 1681, Charles II, King of England, signed a char­ter which conveyed to his trouble­ some subject, William Penn, territory in English North America larger than Por­tugal and nearly four times the size of the Netherlands. Within...
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