Please note: The timeline is undergoing revisions.
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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Did You Know?
The U.S. Supreme Court charged states to move with “all deliberate speed” to end segregation in public schools in 1955 in what is known as Brown II.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site