South Carolina timeline


Eastern woodland Indians

1491 - 1492

They called them the eastern woodland Indians because they lived mostly in the woods. They were mostly known as Iroquois. The Cherokee were also known as the eastern woodland Indians.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

They captured slaves and got them on a boat and export them to America. They were transported in uncomfortable ships and took them months to get to America.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

It was the first Europen settlement it only lasted 3 months before it was abandoned in 1527. If was founded by spaniard Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon.

Royal Colonies

1600 - 1700

Royal colonies were established in North America by England, France, and the Netherlands over the course of the 17th and 18th century's.


1607 - 1732

The mercantilism is an economic which the government controls foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1773

The 13 colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island,

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

Any of certain early North American colonies, such as Carolina and Pennsylvania, organized in the 17th century in territories granted by the English Crown to one or more proprietors who had full governing rights.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1770

South Carolina traded indigo and rice with the 13 colonies. Indigo and rice were rich crops in South Carolina.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

It was a war between the English settlers and the Indians tribe. The Indians killed many colonist and destroyed many settlements. The colonist won and at the end the Indians moved to Charles town or up north.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1775

The royal colony a type of colonial administration of the English and later Britain.

Stono Rebellion


The stone rebellion was when a free black men started a rebellion and killed nearly 60 other slaves and killed 22–25 whites.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was between New France and the British colonies. France was joined by Indians tribes. The British won and as result they created the Treaty of Paris.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

It was between the Cherokee and Great Britian. In the French and Indian war they were allies, but they both had supstected each if their betrayals. In 1761 the Indians signed a treaty with Virginia. Later on they made peace with South Carolina.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

The sugar act was a revenue-raising act passed by parliments. On April 5 1764

Regular Movement

1765 - 1771

Was a North and South country uprising.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1766

The son of liberty were a group of American patriots. It was form to protect the rights if the colonist.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

An act passed by parliments that exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

In South Carolina, the Regulator movement was an organized effort by backcountry settlers to restore law and order and establish institutions of local government. The movement in North Carolina with different causes, arose at the same time.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

Act of parliament that principal overt objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled. A related objective was to undercut the price of tea smuggled into Britain's North American colonies

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

It started between with Great Britain

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1777

On June 11 and June 28 1776 Thomas Jefferson

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


The government met in congress on March 26, 1776. In this document they discuss its grievances with Great Britain and outlines its new government.

Articles of Confederation


It was created on November 15,1777 but its was ratified on March 1,1781. The authors were the Continental Congress.

Battle of Kings Mountain


This war was between the Loyalist and the Patriots. James Johnson, William Campbell, John Sevier, Joseph McDowell, and Isaac Shelby lead the Patriots to victory.

Battle of Camden


The battle of Camden was between United States and Great Britain. It was also a major victory for Great Britain.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


This battle was between Great Britain and the United States. The commander were Nathanael Greene and Alexander Stewart. The British won this battle.

Battle of Cowpens


It was between Great Britain and United States. The commanders were Banastre Tarleton and Daniel Morgan. The United States won this battle.

3/5 Compromise


It was a compromise between the Northern and Southern states during the Continental Convention. Only three-fifths of the slave population was counted for the purpose of taxation and representation in Congress.