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What was Penn's Holy Experiment and how was it unique from other colonies?

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Penn's Holy Experiment was a colony founded in 1682 by William Penn in what is now Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Penn's idea was to create a country where religious freedom was guaranteed and equality was ensured. The colony was unique in that it was the first in North America and the first to be based on religious principles rather than land ownership. Penn's idea was also unique in that he sought to create a society of equals, where all men were treated equally.

William Penn's "Holy Experiment"

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