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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
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
 Daniel Wise
 John Wise
 b.1754 Pennsylvan, Pennsylvania
 d.1821 Huntingdo, Pennsylvania
 Valentine Wise
 b.1730 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
 d.1793 Jefferson, Kentucky
 Peter Wise
 Margaret Wise
 Jacob Wise
 b.1764 Frederick, Maryland
 d.1850 Jefferson, Missouri
 David Wise
 Mary Ann Wise
 d.1845 Louisville, Kentucky
 Katie Franz
 b.1734 Rhine, Dodge, Georgia
 d.1849 Charlestown, Indiana
 Elizabeth Wise