Midterm Interactive Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

1491 - 1492

They were native Indians who lived in the estern part of sc.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

It's a term used to trade slaves for other goods.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

It was the first settlement in sc territory.

Plantation System

1600 - 1800

A plantation economy is an economy which is based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few staple products grown on large farms called plantations.

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

Any of certain colonies that were granted to and individual or group by the British crown

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

Rice and indigo were some of the goods that were traded in the triangle trade.

Slave Codes

1712 - 1740

Sc established its slave codes in 1712 bases on the 1866 English slave codes

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

British & United States vs. Indians
Indians won

Royal Colony

1729 - 1775

A royal colony was ruled by a king.

Stono Rebellion


Slaves protested that they wanted liberty

13 English colonies

1754 - 1763

The first colonies in sc along the east side.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

French, Indian and British

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

Indian and English

Sugar Act


They were putting taxes on sugar and the colonis didn't like that.

Sons of Liberty


The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

Citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials.

Stamp Act


They put taxes on stamps and the colonies didn't like that either.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1771

Was an African Caribbean most famous for planning slavery rebellion.

Tea Act


The British were also putting taxes on tea and the colonist got mad and that's why they dumped the tea into the harbor.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

It was the war when the United States was fighting for its independence before they broke free.

Deceleration of independence


It was a paper that said "all men are created equal" and it also was the day the United States was freed from Britain and became independent.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


It was the walls South Carolina created after they escaped from Britain.

Battle of Kings Mountain


It was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Camden


It was a one day battle

Battle of Cowpens


The Battle of Cowpens (January 17, 1781) was a decisive victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1789

The original constitution of sc


1787 - 1789

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America.

Nullification Controversy

1787 - 1816

The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise refers to a compromise between the Northern and Southern States during the Constitutional Convention as to how the federal government could regulate commerce, according to "The Story of the Constitution" by Sol Bloom and Lars Johnson

Great Compromise


was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

3/5 Compromise


It was a compromise of the northern and southern states.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

It's a machine used take out the seeds in Cotten.

Cotton Trade

1794 - 1861

It's when they traded cotton

“Total War”

1800 - 1900

Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population.

Embargo Act


The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

It was the second war of the us for its independence

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1915

He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

From the 1830s until 1870, the abolitionist movement attempted to achieve immediate emancipation of all slaves and the ending of racial segregation.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery on May 13, 1862, by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, the CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it to freedom beyond the Federal blockade.

Kansas-Nebraska act


created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement

Election of 1860


The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860 and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Port Royal


The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

was a government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A war between people of the same country.

Ft Sumter


Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The fort is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War were fired, at the Battle of Fort Sumter. In 1966, the site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Lincoln’s assassination


After Lincoln was re-elected he got killed and died.


1870 - 1875

Mercantilism was the dominant school of thought in Europe throughout the late Renaissance and early modern period.

Dred Scott Decision


was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. It held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories



the act of withdrawing from an organization