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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
 William Rankin
 b.1663, Scotland
 d.1730 Chester, Pennsylvania
 Adam Rankin
 b.1688 Stirlingshire, Scotland
 d.1747 Chester, Pennsylvania
 Dorothy Black
 b.1668 Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland
 William Rankin
 b.1713 Fermanagh, Armagh, Ireland
 d.1786 Caswell, North Carolina
 Elizabeth May
 b.1690 Sterlingshire, Scotland
 d.1720 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
 Mary Polly Rankin
 b.1746 Orange, North Carolina
 d.1822 Clarke, Georgia
 James Alcorn
 b.1695 Cumberland, Pennsylvania
 d.1761 Middleton, Pennsylvania
 Victory Alcorn
 b.1725 Middleton, Pennsylvania
 d.1790 Caswell, North Carolina
 Mary Nee
 b.1695, Pennsylvania
 d.1763 Middleton, Pennsylvania