History timeline


San Miguel de Gualdape

1475 - 1526

The first European settlement in what is now the United States territory. It was founded by Lucas Vazquez ayllon.

Eastern woodland Indians

1491 - 1492

The eastern woodland Indians are Native Americans that inhabit the eastern part of the United States. They taught theirselves how to build houses from trees and how to hunt.

Port royal


Port royal hosted the battle of port royal during the civil war

plantation system

1600 - 1800

the separation of land into smaller units under private ownership. crops were grown and slaves were on the field.

Triangle slave trade

1600 - 1900

The triangle trade is a trade among three ports of the region.it carried slaves, cash crops and more.

13 English colonies

1607 - 1732

The thirteen colonies had some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America .each colony developed its own system of self government.



The economy trades with other countries.

slave codes

1650 - 1833

these codes gave slave owners power over African american.

Proprietary colony

1660 - 1690

A colony with one or more individuals retain rights.

Rice and indigo trade


Rice became a major export.

Yamasee War

1715 - 1717

a battle between British settlers and native american tribes.

Steno rebellion


A group of slaves wanted freedom and they robbed a gun store and started killing slave owners and whites. This continued to the next day were they were ambushed and killed.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The war was fought between the colonies of British America and France.they fought for land and for the Ohio river because there were good trade routes and very good fertile.

cherokee war

1758 - 1761

A war between the British and native Americans.

Royal colony


A colony administrated by an appointed person of the same government.

Sugar act


A law that stopped the stealing of sugar and molasses. The law increase taxes on coffee and foreign sugar.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

North Carolina and South Carolina tried to affect governmental changes in the 1760's.

Stamp act


Government taxed all paper products. News paper etc

Sons of liberty


A group of patriots that organized and protected the rights of colonists.

Tea act

1773 - 1861

Americans wanted tea from the company that they wanted it from.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

British wanted control over the 13 colonies and the United States did not want that to happen.

Declaration of Independence


A document written by Thomas Jefferson. He wrote it so the colonies could have freedom and independence.

South Carolina constitution of 1776


They make a new constitution and government.the president is John Rutledge and Henry Lauren's is Vice President

Articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

It was an agreement of the 13 founded states.


1 Virginia

2 South Carolina

3 New York

4 Rhode Island

5 Connecticut
6 Georgia
7 New Hampshire

8 Pennsylvania

9 Massachusetts

10 North Carolina

11 New Jersey

12 Delaware
13 Maryland

Battle of king mountains


A battle between the patriots and the loyalists. It took place in kings mountain,NC.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

This was a battle between Great Britain and United States.
The British won and claim victory.

Battle of cowpens


The battle was between the union and the confederate.
It was won by the continental forces.

Battle of eutaw springs


one of the last battles in the Carolina's.

3/5 compromise


It helped the states stay organized.



It was made so no one could have to munch power.

Commerce compromise


Government would tax emports

great compromise


that congress would be set up with two houses. the house of representatives would have representation based upon population and the Senate with equal representation.

Cotton trade

1794 - 1861

People traded cotton for better or useful items.

Cotten gin


It was a machine that separated cotton fibers from seeds quickly and easy. Eli Whitney made the machine.

embargo act


The purpose of the embargo to send a message to the powers in Europe.This law stopped all trade between America and any other country.

war of 1812

1812 - 1815

a war between the United States and the British. they fought because of trading restrictions and other reasons.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

A famous American soldier, business, and educator.

Denmark vesey plot


an African american who planed one of the largest slave rebellion in the United States.

abolitionist movement

1830 - 1870

abolitionists tried to end racial discrimination and segregation.This was an attempt to free all slaves.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

A crisis during Andrew Jackson as a president.

Robert smalls

1839 - 1915

A slave during and after the civil war.

Dred Scott decision

1846 - 1857

a black slave whose suit for freedom was denied by the U.S. Supreme Court.

kansas nebraska act


The Kansas–Nebraska Act made the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

election of 1860


The United States presidential election of 1860 set the stage for the American Civil War.


1860 - 1861

When you withdraw from something. You can trade it with countries.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A war between citizens of the same country. it was fought for independence of a region.

Ft Sumter


A fort in Charleston SC.It was the scene of a bombardment from April 12 to 14, 1861

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

A government by a number of southern slave states.

Total war


This is when the opposing army destroys everything in its path.

Lincoln's assassination


April 14, Lincoln was assassin by John Wilkes. He's shot him in the head.