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, Leonard Stephens and county
surveyors are appointed to mark the line between Boone and Kenton counties.
is put through from Carlton's Ferry on the Ohio River
, and then to the Covington-Lexington Turnpike.
U.S. & World
Failing in his attempt to purchase the New Mexico territory from Mexico, President James Polk orders Zachary Taylor to advance to the Rio Grande. Congress declares War on Mexico.
The U.S. and Britain sign the Oregon Treaty, demarcating the northwest border and ending calls for war with Britain.
Brigham Young leads his Mormon followers west, outside what was then the U.S. border.