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1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
 George William Shaver
 b.1811 Edgefield, South Carolina
 d.1889 Chambers, Alabama
 John F Shaver
 b.1835 Alabama
 d.1903 Edgefield, South Carolina
 Mary Susan Still
 b.1813 Edgefield, South Carolina
 d.1870 Chambers, Alabama