William Penn called Philadelphia (and the colony of Pennsylvania) a Holy
Experiment. In what ways did Philadelphia between 1600-1840 live up to Penn’s
ideals? In what ways did it fall short? Note that a good paper will recap what Penn
meant by a Holy Experiment and what his goals for the colony were.
Your essay MUST have a clear, concise, and specific thesis statement/argument that guides the rest of your paper.
Your essay MUST properly use Chicago Style footnotes or endnotes. Be sure to use your word processing application’s “Create Footnote …” feature.
Your essay MAY NOT use sources other than the materials assigned in this course. That means that no additional research is permitted. However you must USE MORE THAN ONE source from our readings.