Quakers are a religious group. Worshipping was the most important aspect of Quaker life.
George Fox started the congregation seeking freedom of religion. The Quakers spoke to the king if England many times about freedom of religion. They eventually traveled to America in order to prusue their religion.
The Quakers started the colony of Pennsylvania. William Penn, a Quaker, colonized the state and invited people from Europe to come and live there and have freedom of religion.