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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
 Hans Heger
 b.1624 Matten, Bern, Switzerland
 Peter Heger
 b.1646 Matten, Bern, Switzerland
 Anna Voss
 Christina Heger
 b.1681 Matten, Bern, Switzerland
 Elsbeth Bierlof
 b.1645 of Matten, Switzerland