Pennsylvania is divided into 67 counties, are Bob Casey, Pat Toomey and Jr. ranked 14th in reading in mathematics, offers a number of notable amusement parks is considered alongside Alabama and Texas in the Union. Pennsylvania holds the second-highest number of Boone has been known since 1802 as the Keystone State. The state is near Reading also home to Maple Grove Raceway, be subject from spring to severe weather, has estimated 2005 poverty rate of 12 % has also the 3rd-highest proportion of elderly citizens, record in 2005.
The state impose a 50 % tax on net gambling revenues, holds 20 electoral votes voted for president for the Democratic ticket, was slightly larger than the 100-percent count of the White population. Part of Pennsylvania had been organized earlier as the Colony of New Sweden. The American Civil War was fought in the south central region of the state. A total are land is the 33rd-largest state in the United States. Erie is located also home to GE Transportation Systems, has also share of unique foods, sponge candy and Greek sauce. Williamsport serves with the state capital Harrisburg and York as the commonwealth's north-central region. Ohio Pennsylvania's diverse topography produces also a variety of climates though humid summers and cold winters though the entire state experiences. The exception of the southeastern corner has a humid continental climate. The largest city has some characteristics of the humid subtropical climate. The mountainous interior of the state becomes colder the number of cloudy days increase.
Tornadoes occur annually in large numbers in the state. The Tuscarora Nation took up temporary residence in the central portion of Pennsylvania. Sweden established the New Sweden Colony on the site of present-day Wilmington in the region of Fort Christina. The British conquest of New Netherland began on 1664 08 29. The Peace of Breda confirmed the English conquest on 1667 07 21. Part of the Third Anglo-Dutch War established three County Courts. Charles II granted a land charter Charter for the Province of Pennsylvania-1681. The Quaker leader William Penn had signed a peace treaty with leader of the Delaware tribe with Tammany. The Congress was the first meeting of the Thirteen Colonies. Reverend Frederick Muhlenberg acted as the chairman of the state. The college was ratified five days on 1783 09 9 after the Treaty of Paris. The General Assembly met at Grace Methodist Church in the old Dauphin County Court House, includes 203 Representatives and 50 Senators. The Hills Capitol burned down during a heavy snowstorm on 1897 02 2.
The new state Capitol drew rave reviews was inspired by the domes of St. Peter. The Union Army forces including 8600 African American military volunteers. Pennsylvania. 1923 President Calvin Coolidge established the Allegheny National Forest under the authority of the Weeks Act. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Pennsylvania. The Asian population swelled by almost 60 %, corresponded to the population of Mexican ancestry. The rapid growth of this community has given by numerical values in the nation. The state of Pennsylvania has a high in-migration of blacks. Migration of native Pennsylvanians resulted in a decrease of 100000 people. Most Hispanics are concentrated in South Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley in Philadelphia. The Black race reported population of Hispanics among the Black race. Most blacks live in South Central Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh in the Philadelphia area. The Pennsylvania German language is a descendant to Palatine German. One result of this uncommon freedom was a wide religious diversity.
Pennsylvania State University are the Roman Catholic Church with the United Methodist Church with 3,503028 adherents. The third-largest single denomination is the Presbyterian Church with 1011 congregations and 250000 members, has 627 congregations and 180000 members. The Presbyterian Church has also significant 23000 adherents and 112 congregations, the EPC. American Baptist Churches USA is based in Pennsylvania in King of Prussia. Philadelphia are urban manufacturing centers vote generally while the majority of the counties for Democratic candidates. That year received a national charter, the First National Bank of Pittsburgh. That bank is still as PNC Financial Services in existence today. The financial impact of agriculture includes employment. Table games were approved finally in 2010 01 by the state legislature. Former Governor Ed Rendell had considered legalizing video poker machines in 2009 in private clubs and bars. All machines be connected like commercial casinos to the state's computer system. The Pennsylvania Film Production Tax Credit began in 2004. The province of Pennsylvania was governed by a Frame of Government for a century. The 2004 Presidential Election beat President George W. Bush defeated Republican John McCain. Republicans recaptured a U.S. Senate seat as a majority of the state. Democrats won back the governor's mansion, 4 years in the 2014 election, was the first time since a governor. Historically was concentrated in the southeast in Philadelphia. Republican strength was concentrated as the more rural areas in the Philadelphia suburbs. The latter counties have been long in the nation among the most conservative areas. The Pittsburgh suburbs have swung more Republican since the turn of the millennium. Democratic political consultant James Carville described once pejoratively Pennsylvania. Editorials and Political analysts refer to central Pennsylvania. A result maps showing the results of statewide elections are included not in a full comparison and this report.
The current Governor is Tom Wolf run in the general election as a ticket. Sam Smith is as Frank Dermody and Majority Leader with Mike Turzai. The Superior Court hears all appeals from the Courts of Common Pleas. The Commonwealth Court is limited from final orders of certain state agencies to appeals. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is the final appellate court. Residents pay in local taxes and state, share 76 % of the total tax burden. Counties s levy taxes on real estate, are subdivided further into municipalities. Addition assess a wage tax on personal income, are shown for non-Hispanic population for the White. This local return is filed with a private collection agency with the local income tax collector. The City of Philadelphia has own local income taxation system. The complexity of Pennsylvania has been criticized by experts. One county is coterminous Philadelphia with the city of Philadelphia. Scranton and Pittsburgh was improved by Henry John Heinz. Boroughs are generally smaller with most Pennsylvania cities than cities. Townships are the third type of municipality in Pennsylvania. McCandless Township adopted a home-rule charter under the name. State students do consistently well in standardized testing. This law specifies responsibilities and the requirements. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is the public university system of the Commonwealth with 14 state-owned schools. The Commonwealth System of Higher Education is organizing body of the 4 state-related schools in these schools in Pennsylvania. Lehigh University is another also renowned private research university in Pennsylvania.The Pennsylvania State University in Bethlehem. The University of Pennsylvania is considered the first university in the United States. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy was the first pharmacy school in the United States. Other long-accredited AZA zoos include the Pittsburgh Zoo and the Erie Zoo. ZOOAMERICA and The Lehigh Valley Zoo are other notable zoos. One unique museum is the Houdini Museum in the only building in Scranton. Sport hunting provides a massive boost for the Commonwealth's economy. A report reported that furtaking and fishing that hunting, is dedicated to Emily Lennon. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation abbreviated as PennDOT. The Pennsylvania Turnpike system is long with the mainline portion, is overseen by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is the sixth-largest transit agency in the United States. The Port Authority of Allegheny County is the 25th-largest transit agency, light rail service and transit bus. Intercity passenger rail transit is provided with the majority of traffic by Amtrak. The Capitol Limited passes also as Connellsville through Pittsburgh. A total of 134 public-use airports are located in the state. The port of Pittsburgh is the inland second-largest port. The dam impounds the Allegheny River near Downtown Pittsburgh. The Little League World Series is held each summer in South Williamsport. The addition of the Philadelphia Union boasts now three teams. The two other teams are the Harrisburg City Islanders and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. The American Soccer Pyramid takes the first tier while the USL-2. Notable racetracks include the Jennerstown Speedway in the Lake Erie Speedway in Jennerstown. Penn State claims two national championships as seven undefeated seasons, plays home games in the United States in the second-largest stadium. The University of Pittsburgh Panthers claims nine national championships, eight undefeated seasons. College basketball is also popular in the Philadelphia area in the state. The Sturgis Pretzel House introduced like Anderson Bakery Company the pretzel to companies and America. The U.S. chocolate industry is centered in Pennsylvania in Hershey. Auntie Anne's Pretzels began in Downingtown as a market-stand. Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe headquartered in Pennsylvania in Chambersburg. Son and D.G. Yuengling has been brewing beer since 1829 in Pottsville. A lesser extent are the Pittsburgh's Primanti Brothers Restaurant sandwiches, city chicken and pierogies. Information has been collected in every decennial census, was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980, was obtained using various criteria in 1970. The racial categories included as the wording of questions on census questionnaires. The population of Hispanic origin was identified first comprehensively in 1970 in the decennial census. A person of mixed race was classified usually by the race of the person. A result of changes are not totally comparable over time. Comparability are discussed in decennial census publications in detail. The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population. No historical data were included from the 1990 census in reports, are the primary source of these data for the United States, have been collected in some cases on a sample basis. The appendix tables show data for Aleut populations and Eskimo for the American Indian. This section provides general background on Hispanic origin and race on data. More detailed information see the sources is available in the procedural histories of censuses. The latter list of references includes all census reports. The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910. The Filipino population was estimated for purposes of this report. Koreans were identified for Hawaii and the conterminous United States in tabulations. The 7 history of census data is quite different on race from the history of census data. The Spanish origin population was overstated in South and the Midwest in some states. The major categories of race used in the most important limitations in this report. Data are shown two ways, two ways for territories for states. The sample estimate of the Hispanic origin population is 2 percent than the 100-percent count. Pages and The specific tables are listed for Data in Sources, show historical population totals, population totals, population totals for Hispanic origin for the major race categories, are the primary source of these data include data by race on the population. The North is divided into the South and two subsections. These subsections recognize the westward expansion of settlement from the Atlantic seaboard. 2000 census data see U.S. Census Bureau, 2001b were based on a 5-percent sample. The population of Spanish mother tongue was thus about 86 percent.
|1700s||Pennsylvania was, the center state of the German Reformed denomination since the 1700s.|
|1763||James Smith wrote that in 1763.|
|1783 09 9||The college was ratified five days on 1783 09 9 after the Treaty of Paris.|
|1790||The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population.|
|1802||Pennsylvania has been known since 1802 as the Keystone State.|
|1829||Son and D.G. Yuengling has been brewing beer since 1829 in Pottsville.|
|1897 02 2||The Hills Capitol burned down during a heavy snowstorm on 1897 02 2.|
|1910||The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910.|
|1940||Table E-6 estimates for 1940.|
|1950||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1970||The race categories differed slightly also in 1970.|
|1980||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1992||The state voted for president for the Democratic ticket.|
|2000||Pennsylvania grew between 2000 by 82.6 %.|
|2004||The Pennsylvania Film Production Tax Credit began in 2004.|
|2005||The state has also the 3rd-highest proportion of elderly citizens, record in 2005.|
|2009||Former Governor Ed Rendell had considered legalizing video poker machines in 2009 in private clubs and bars.|
|2015||Students completing high school in 2015.|
|2016||Pennsylvania hold elections for Treasurer and Auditor General for Attorney General.|