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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
 Benjamin Pearce
 b.1700 Newbury,  Massachusetts
 William Pearce
 b.1735 Boston, Massachusetts
 d.1799 Manasquan, New Jersey
 Mary Pore
 ?William Pearce
 b.1770 Manasquan, New Jersey
 d.1842 Howell, New Jersey
 Lydia Tilton Curtis
 Brazilla Pearce
 b.1797 Shrewsbury, New Jersey
 d.1867 Ocean, New Jersey
 John Harker
 Mary Harker
 b.1770 Monmouth, New Jersey
 d.1850 Howell, New Jersey