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Alaska Timeline
1741 - Bering & Chirikov voyage
1778 - Captain Cook explores coastal AK
1784 - First permanent Russian settlement on Kodiak
1799 - Baranov named first Russian governor
1802 - Battle of Sitka
1825 - Anglo-Russian Treaty establishing AK's borders
1835 - First mission school for Eskimos at Nushagak
1865 - Survey for telegraph line begun
1865 - Last shot of Civil War fired in Alaskan waters
National Timeline
1770 - Boston Massacre
1774 - First Continental Congress
1775-1783 - American Revolution
1776 - Declaration of Independence
1787 - Constitutional Convention
1789 - U.S. Constitution
1791 - Bill of Rights ratified
1803-1806 - Lewis & Clark Expedition
1812 - Establishment of Fort Ross, Ca
1820-1845 - Indian Treaties
1823 - Monroe Doctrine
1841 - Westward migration
1844 - Invention of the electric telegraph
1846 - Oregon Treaty
1848 - Gold discovered at Sutter's Mill in California
1857 - Dred Scott Decision
1861-1865 - Civil War
International Timeline
1763 - End of French / Indian War
1788 - England surrenders to US
1789-1795 - French Revolution
1839-1842 - Opium Wars
1853-1956 - Crimean War
1859 - Darwin's Origin of the Species
1866 - First Trans-Atlantic telegraph cable
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