Date Founded: 1681 Founder/Reasons: The founder of Pennsylvania was William Penn and the Quakers. William penn thought the colonie was perfect for the quakers. Important People: William Penn The founder of Pennsylvania George Fox The person who started the quakers George Washington George Washington faught in the French and Indian war in Pennsylvania Important Events: The French and Indian war The French and In dain war was faught in by George Washington and took place in Pennsylvania Organization: Amish The Amish are a group that was started in Pennsylvania in 1690 Colonial life: Agriculture (wheat, corn, dairy, and cattle) Manufacturing (textiles, paper makin, and shipbuilding) Other: long harsh winters nearly impossible to survive and hot hot short summers Bibliography "Pennsylvania" Colonial America Grolier educational, Sherman Turnpiko 1998 pp. 546-551 "Pennsylvania" web > "Pennsylvania" web > Bibliography "Pennsylvania" Colonial America Grolier educational, Sherman Turnpiko 1998 pp. 546-551 pennsylvania was a real cool colonie of the first 13 but i need to get in this web site so bear with me poop shit ass fart pennsylvania.