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1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
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
 Abraham Jump
 b.1800 Pendleton Co., Kentucky
 Abraham Lincoln Jump
 b.1844 Illinois
 d.1899 Lima, Illinois
 Nancy Beach
 b.1800 Virginia
 Harry Jump
 b.1885 Illinois
 Nancy Ann Keller
 b.1860 Missouri
 d.1932 Illinois
 Lester Jump
 b.1909 Illinois