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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
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
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
 William James Melton
 b.1698 Hanover, Virginia
 d.1752 Hanover, Virginia
 William Melton
 b.1729 Richmond, Virginia
 d.1772 Albemarle, Virginia
 Elizabeth O Pharr
 b.1698 Hanover, Virginia
 d.1753 Hanover, Virginia
 Elisha Melton
 b.1767 Charlottesville, Virginia
 d.1823 Corydon, Indiana
 Letitia White
 b.1737 Albemarle, Virginia
 d.1785 Albemarle, Virginia
 David O Melton
 b.1786 Rutherfor, North Carolina
 d.1859 Rio, Knox, Illinois
 Sarah Barnett
 b.1755 Albemarle, Virginia
 d.1822 Corydon, Indiana