Pennsylvania

Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 16:53

"William Penn established Pennsylvania in 1682 as a "holy experiment" in which Europeans and Indians could live together in harmony. In this book, historian Kevin Kenny explains how this Peaceable Kingdom--benevolent, Quaker, pacifist--gradually disintegrated in the eighteenth century, with disastrous consequences for Native Americans.