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1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
 Richard Melton
 b.1595 England
 d.1670 Charles City, Virginia
 William Melton
 d.1670 Charles City, Virginia
 Margaret Ross
 b.1600 Scotland
 d.1638 Charles City, Virginia
 William Melton
 b.1647 New Kent, Virginia
 d.1720 New Kent, Virginia
 b.1624 England
 Anne Rice
 b.1660 Virginia