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1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
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
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
 Richard Briggs
 b.1674
 d.1733
 Francis Briggs
 b.1703
 d.1752
 Susannah Spencer
 b.1681
 d.1715
 Francis Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Peleg Briggs
 b.1729 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1807
 Thomas Matteson
 b.1672
 d.         
 Peleg Briggs
 b.1765 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1837
 Mercy Matteson
 b.1708
 d.         
 Martha Mary Shippee
 b.1675
 d.         
 Joanna Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Sarah Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Robert Vaughn
 b.         
 d.         
 Margaret Vaughn
 b.1734 East Greenwich, RI
 d.         
 Joanna Sweet
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Robert Vaughn
 b.         
 d.         
 Margaret Vaughn
 b.1734 East Greenwich, RI
 d.         
 Joanna Sweet
 b.         
 d.         




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
 George Bates
 b.         
 d.         
 Francis Briggs
 b.1703
 d.1752
 Peleg Briggs
 b.1729 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1807
 Mercy Matteson
 b.1708
 d.         
 Joanna Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Robert Vaughn
 b.         
 d.         
 Margaret Vaughn
 b.1734 East Greenwich, RI
 d.         
 Joanna Sweet
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Francis Briggs
 b.1703
 d.1752
 Peleg Briggs
 b.1729 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1807
 Mercy Matteson
 b.1708
 d.         
 Francis Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Robert Vaughn
 b.         
 d.         
 Margaret Vaughn
 b.1734 East Greenwich, RI
 d.         
 Joanna Sweet
 b.         
 d.         
 Olive Bell
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Francis Briggs
 b.1703
 d.1752
 Peleg Briggs
 b.1729 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1807
 Mercy Matteson
 b.1708
 d.         
 Francis Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Robert Vaughn
 b.         
 d.         
 Margaret Vaughn
 b.1734 East Greenwich, RI
 d.         
 Joanna Sweet
 b.         
 d.         
 Peter Albro
 b.         
 d.         
 Isabel Albro
 b.         
 d.