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1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
 William Overton
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 John Overton
 b.1577 of Easington, England
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 Robert Overton
 b.1609 of Easington, England
 d.1679
 John Overton
 b.1636 Stratford, England
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 Joananne Palmer
 b.1581 of Yorkshire, England
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 William Overton
 b.1638 of Easington, England
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 Samuel Overton
 b.1640 Holderness, England
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 Jeremy Gardiner
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 Ann Gardiner
 b.1613 London, England
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