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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
 Jacob Wiest
 b.1775 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 d.1811 Schuylkill Co., Pa.
 Jacob Wust
 b.1733 Dierbach, Alsace
 d.1799 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 Juditha Wust
 b.1765 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 Johannes Wust
 b.1767 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 d.1838 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 Georg Wust
 b.1769 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 Barbara Wust
 b.1771 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 Catharina Blaser
 b.1744 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 d.1813 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 Georg Wust
 b.1776 Oley Twp., Berks Cty., Pa.
 d.1835 Leck , Northumberland Pa