Pennsylvania, or "Penn's Woods," benefited from the vision of its founder. Well advertised throughout Europe, skilled artisans and farmers flocked to the new colony. With Philadelphia as its capital, Pennsylvania soon became the keystone of the English colonies.

made immigration to the United States a desirable option for the Irish people? Individuals, Groups & Institutions: What religious, social, and political institutions did the Irish create to help them cope with their new life in the United States? Power, Authority, & Governance: How did the Irish preserve and protect their group and no restrictions on immigration no slavery blue laws (sumptuary laws) --> against stage plays, cards, duce, excessuve hilarity, etc (GAMBLING) a soc. that gave its citizens econ. opp., civil liberty, and religious freedom