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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
 Hamilton L Watson
 James Armstrong Whiteside
 b.1760 Virginia
 d.1803 Rutherfor, North Carolina
 James Armstrong Whiteside
 b.1782 Rutherfor, North Carolina
 d.1848 Eddyville, Pope, Illinois
 Margaret Jean Porter
 b.1735 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
 Louise Jane Whiteside
 b.1823 Eddyville, Pope, Illinois
 d.1907 Webster, Pope, Illinois
 Elizabeth Hobbs Rose
 b.1785 Randolph, Illinois
 d.1860 Pope, Illinois