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1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
 Henry Beemer
 John August Spangenberg
 b.          Hanover Germany
 d.1787 Frankford Sussex Co NJ
 Frederick Carl Spangenberg
 b.1739 Hanover Germany
 d.1788 Sussex Co. New Jersey
 Illsa Catherine Spiel
 Mary Elizabeth Spangenberg
 Henry Schenckel
 Susanna Shenkle
 b.1737 Hanover Germany
 d.1788 Sussex Co. New Jersey
 Ann Margaret (Schenckel)