This timeline includes events that have happened in the United States since the establishment of Jamestown, Virginia, to events that are happening in the present day. The timeline has been separated into different time periods to reflect changing attitudes in America.
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Colonial Era and Revolutionary War (1607-1783)
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The national strategy to use the courts to challenge segregation in public education began with the NAACP under the leadership of attorney Charles Hamilton Houston in the 1930’s.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...