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The next century was a period of great expansion and of turmoil for Pennsylvania
. Its interior included land claimed by the French, and as time went on the Indians
became increasingly hostile to the Site of expansion of settlements to the west ...
The Pennsylvania landscape under human settlement .is as varied as its physical
geography. Although nearly all the land is forested or under cultivation,
Pennsylvania is considered an urban, industrial state. Urban areas, however,
PROSPECTS From the ghost towns of Appalachia to the skyscrapers of
Philadelphia's centre city, Pennsylvania is a land of sharp contrasts. The
traditional and old contrasts sharply with the new; the pastoral countryside
adjoins the industrial ...
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