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1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
 William Melton
 b.1620
 d.1670 Charles City, Virginia
 William Melton
 b.1647 New Kent, Virginia
 d.1720 New Kent, Virginia
 Hannah 
 b.1624 England
 d.1647
 Richard Melton
 b.1670 New Kent, Virginia
 d.1742 Hanover, Virginia
 Mary Hopwood
 b.1650 Virginia
 d.1700 Virginia
 Orpha Laten
 b.1705 Albemarle, Virginia
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