Historical Context of Piano Lesson

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Legal Slavery in the colonies

1619 - 1865

De Jure Racial Segregation

1620 - 1957

De Facto Racial Segregation

1620 - 2012

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

13th Ammendment Ratified

January 31, 1865

Reconstruction: Sharecropping In South

1870 - 1950

Plessy Vs. Ferguson

1896

De Jour Separate but Equal

1896 - 1954

Great Depression

1929 - 1944

Piano Lesson takes place

1937

Brown Vs. Board of Ed

1954

Raisin in the Sun takes place

1957