The Colonial Period prior to the establishment of the United States of America included a number of important charters and documents which receive limited attention in the education of most elementary and secondary students. Here is an opportunity for you to personally review these documents and educate young patriots. Find links below concerning the privileged and prerogatives granted to Christopher Columbus, the compact signed by the Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, as well as the charters of several of the 13 Colonies. Be sure to visit often as more documents will be added.
Please review the following documents in their entirety:
Charter of Privileges Granted by William Penn, Esq. to the Inhabitants of Pennsylvania and Territories