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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
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
 Isaac Ricks
 b.1669 Southhampton C, Virginia
 d.1748 Chowan C, North Carolina
 Benjamin Ricks
 b.1707 Chowan C, North Carolina
 d.         
 Sarah McKinnie
 b.1673 Chowan C, North Carolina
 d.         
 William Ricks
 b.1750 Lunenburg Co., Virginia
 d.1832
 Patience Helty
 b.1717 of Edgeco, North Carolina
 d.         
 Lydia Brantley
 b.         
 d.