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1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
 Jarred E Branson
 b.1754 Grayson, Virginia
 d.1831 Gasconade, Missouri
 Thomas Branson
 b.1778
 d.1851 Third Creek, Missouri
 Sarah Shockley
 b.1756 Grayson, Virginia
 d.1775 Gasconade, Missouri