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					  Richmond
Switch Timeline
     By Casey
             1738
Charlestown
 was set off as
 a separate
 town from
 Westerly.
           1747
Richmond
 separated
 from
 Charlestown.   Richmond
            1752
Benjamin
 Franklin
 invented the
 Lightening
 Rod.
               1757
Hopkinton
 separated
 from Westerly
 and was
 named after Hopkinton
 Stephen
 Hopkins.
                1776
The Declaration of
 Independence
 was signed by
 delegates from
 12 of the 13
 colonies.
            1804
The locomotive
 was invented
 by Richard
 Trevithick.
           1826
Photography
 was invented
 by Joseph
 Nicephore
 Niepce.
           1829
The Steam
 Locomotive
 was invented
 by George
 Stephenson.
           1849
The telephone
 was invented
 by Antonio
 Meucci.
            1860
The light bulb
 was invented
 by Sir Joseph
 Swan.
       1861-1865
The American
 Civil War.
            1869
Ulysses S.
 Grant
 became
 president of
 the United
 States.
               1873
There was the
 wreck at
 Richmond
 Switch, injuring
 and killing
 many people.
      1919 and 1920
The 19th
 Amendment
 was passed by
 Congress then
 ratified,
 allowing
 women to vote.

				
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