The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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He committed himself from that moment to the Quakers, religious radicals who
were reviled by respectable society and subject to official persecution. Quaker
leadership and political activism. Bent on converting a reluctant world to ...
could have imagined— the consequence of the Quakers' quest for legislative
power. The turbulence in Pennsylvania caught the attention of English officials,
who were already suspicious of such Quaker peculiarities as pacifism and the
Fewer than 2,500 remain today in scattered locations. The early Europeans.
Although the Swedes and Dutch arrived in Pennsylvania first, the English
Quakers were by far the most important early group that settled along the
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