Mercantilism lasted from the 15th century to the 18th century.Mercantilism was thought of very much in Europe and made people think of imperialism and made people want to expand Europe into farther territory's.
Eastern woodland Indians
1500 - 1800
The eastern woodland Indians extended from England to Maine and lived in forests or near lakes.Their shelter was something of a log house and their food was the things they hunted like bears and moose their clothing was made from animal skin they also had ceremonies.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
San Miguel Gualdape was the first European settlement in the United States.The European settlement only
Lasted a year and was founded by Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon.
1600 - 1800
The plantation system was also known as the social control system.Most plantation were specialized in 1 crop like sugar or cotton
Triangle slave trade
1600 - 1800
The triangle slave trade effected 3 continents the continents were Asia Africa and Europe. Many years later when there technology advanced Europe went across the sea with 300,000 soldiers and took Africans and made them slaves.
13 English colonies
1607 - 1752
The 13 colonies was first established in Virginia.Each state was founded by different people at different times as well for instance the people who founded Virginia was the London Company and the man who founded Maryland was Lord Baltimore.
South Carolina was a proprietary colony in 1729. South Carolina was also know for its indigo.
1650 - 1833
The slave code was made to keep the slaves in line and be less resistant to their masters.The slave code was made partly because of rebellions like the Stono rebellion.
Rice and indigo trade
The rice and indigo trade was mostly farmed by slaves in the 1600s and 1700s.
South Carolina was made a royal colony on 1721 which was 8 years before North Carolina on 1729.A royal colony is a colony administrated by an appointed person of the same government.
French and Indian war
1689 - 1763
The final Colonial War was The conflict played out in Europe, India, and North America. In Europe, and Sweden.
1715 - 1717
The yemassee war was between British settlers of South Carolina and some Native American tribes.The yemassee won the war.many people were killed in the war and the colony was al,ost destroyed.
1739 - 1740
The stone rebellion was a led by a man named Jemmy.Jemmy recruited 60 slaves and burned many house killing around 20 white men before being confronted by 20 well armed men and later getting killed.
1764 - 1766
The sugar act was passed so the British could pay the debt they owed to other countries for fighting with them and clearing their debts of home and others destroyed property.
1765 - 1777
The revolutionary war is a follow up of the Declaration of Independence where the Americans fight in a war for their freedom.
Sons of liberty
1765 - 1771
the Regulator Movement) was a North and South Carolina uprising, lasting from about 1765 to 1771.
1773 - 1861
The tea act was on of many acts to take down the debt from the 7 year war.
1775 - 1783
The Revolutionary War was a war that America had to fight for it's independence.The war was fought between the 13 colony's (America) and Britain.
South Carolina Constitution of 1776
On this year South Carolina makes a new government.John Rutledge comes back and takes back his seat in the South Carolina Congress.
Declaration of independence
The deceleration of independence is about a people that asks to be allowed to separate from the British.
1776 - 1781
The Cherokee lost many people in the Cherokee war and they also lost the Cherokee war.
The battle of King mountains
Battle of Camden
August 13, 1780 - August 16, 1780
The battle of Camden was started when a American general had a mission to clear the british from the carolinas.The American general was later killed during battle after being caught in enemy lines.
Articles of confederation
1781 - March 4,1789
On March 4,1789 the Articles Of Confederation were replaced with U.S Constitution.The reason they made the Articles of confederation was so they could have a constitution.
Battle of cowpens
January 17, 1781
The battle of cowpens lasted only a hour.America won that battle against the British.
Battle of Eutaw springs
September 8, 1781 - September 9, 1781
The Americans won the battle of Eutaw springs.We had many people that were captured killed or wounded after the battle.
The constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
This event made it possible for the government to commerce or trade.
1787 - 1800
The great compromise was also known as the Connecticut Compromise.
1787 - 1865
The 3/5 compromise mean that every slave was counted 3/5 of a person.
1793 - 1860
The cotton gin was made by Eli Whitley. The cotton gin helped slaves with cotton and in reality made slavery last longer.
Cotton is trade and sold to make money.
1807 - 1809
The embargo act cut off all shipping. The reason the president made the embargo act was so the U.S were not attacked by British ships cutting off sea routes.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
The war of 1812 lasted 32 months.The war of 1812 involved the United States and the British empire.
Denmark vesey plot
July 14, 1822
The Denmark vessey plot involved a certain man that was trying to make a slave revolution.On the day the plot was executed 131 men were charged with conspiracy 95 of the men were convicted and 35 were hanged.
The F.t Sumter is located in the Charleston Harbor and was used to take down a fort and amazingly did not kill any people.
William T. Sherman
February 8,1829 - February 14,1891
William T.Sherman was many things not counting a soldier but also an author business man and a teacher. He was also a general for the union during the civil war.
1830 - 1870
The abolitionist movement was made to enforce emancipation of all of the slaves
It was a crisis that was created by the ordinance of Nullification.
April 5, 1839 - February 23, 1913
He was a slave and amazing other things like a politician and a sea captain.
Kansas Nebraska act
This act created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas.
Dred Scott decision
March 6, 1857
It involved a man named Dred Scott and he escaped punishment since he lived in Illinois which was a free state.
Election of 1860
November 6, 1860
This is the date of when Abraham Lincoln was elected.
Creation of the confederate states of America
1861 - 1865
These states had this name because of three reasons. The first is that they left the union. The second reason is because of they thought the people failed to enforce the fugitive slave act. The third reason is because they thought slavery was right.
April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865
This war was started over to abolish slavery.
Total war was used many times William T Sherman used it as well. The point of total war was to annihilate the enemy and destroy everything they have.
April 14, 1865
John Wilkes assassinated Abraham Lincoln on this date in a theater while he was while he was watching a play.
A secessionist is a act of seceding.
Port royal got its name from the battle of port royal during the civil war