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1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
 Lewis Ricks
 b.1741 Edgecomb, North Carolina
 d.1781 North Carolina
 Jonathan Ricks
 b.1772 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1844 Donaldson Cre, Kentucky
 Nancy Ann Joiner
 b.1745 Nash Co., North Carolina
 Lewis Ricks
 b.1800 Nash Co., North Carolina
 Solomon Edwards
 b.1748 Southhampton C, Virginia
 d.1844 Donaldson, Kentucky
 Temperance ?Overton Edwards
 b.1773 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1844 Donaldson Cre, Kentucky
 Martha Curd
 b.1749 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1844 Donaldson, Kentucky
 Mary Anderson