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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
 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
 d.1736