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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
 Jean Petitpas
 Barthelemy Petitpas
 d.1747 Boston, Massachusetts
 Pierre Petitpas
 Claude Petitpas
 Etienne Coste
 Guillaume Petitpas
 Francois Coste
 b.1671 Martigues, FRANCE
 d.1753 Port Toulouse, CANADA
 Josephe Vincent
 Pelajie Petitpas
 Madeleine Coste
 Paul Petitpas
 Madeleine Martin
 b.1674 Port Royal, CANADA
 d.1756 Port Toulouse, CANADA