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1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1964 - 1973 Vietnam War
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
 Abraham Hiram Ragains
 b.1837 Kenton, Tennessee
 d.1927 Johnson, Illinois
 Celia Mendoza Ragains
 b.1876 Pope, Illinois
 d.1928
 Nancy Ann Levins
 b.1845 Tennessee
 d.1914 Webster, Pope, Illinois