Equality in the USA - dates

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1861-1865
American Civil War
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1862
Emancipation Proclamation
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1865
Thirteenth Amendment: slavery abolished
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1890-1910
'Jim Crow' laws passed accross the southern states of America
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1896
Plessey v Ferguson: US Supreme Court allows the policy of racial segregation
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1941
America enters the Second World War Roosevelt establishes the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC)
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1945
Truman becomes President Beginning of the Cold War
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1947
'To Secure These Rights' published
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1909
NAACP founded
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1944
Smith v Allwright
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1946
Morgan v Virginia
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1947
NAACP boycott of New Orleans department stores , Journey of Reconciliation organised by CORE
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1950
Sweatt v Painter
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1954
Brown v Board of Education of Topeka , White Citizens Councils formed
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1955
Brown v Board of Education (II) , Emmett Till lynched
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