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Eastern Woodland Indians

800 BC

The Iroquis Indians lived near a couple miles away from the Mississippi River, where today is known as New York.
The Indians would use natural resources for useful materials from the forest.



Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that had control of the foreign trade.
Also Mercantilism made Europe have many wars.

San Miguel De Gualdape


San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European to settle in the United States territory, settled by Lucas Vasquez de arillon.

Triangle Slave Trade


The triangular slave trade was about carrying slaves cash crops and making goods between west Africa, Carrabian, and to the Americas.
Also when slaves were brought to the Americas some died of diseases and starvation.

13 English Colonies


The English colonies founded along the Atlantic coast of America.
The 13 colonies were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island

Port Royal


Port Royal was a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica

Proprietary Colony


A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners.

Rice and Indigo Trade


In 1680 South Carolina started Rice and Indigo Trade and the by the next year so did the other states.

Plantation System


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

Stono Rebellion


The biggest slave uprising in the British mainland since the American revolution.

Yemassee War


The Yamasee war was a conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes.

Royal Colony


A colony ruled by a officials appointed by and responsible to the reigning sovereign of the parent state.

French and Indian War


The final Colonial War was the French and Indian War, which was given because of the major conflict involving Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia.
which was also a seven year war.

Sugar Act


In 1764 the sugar act fined a 3 cents anything that contained sugar like wine, coffee, and indigo
It banned importation of rum and French wines.

Sons of Liberty


The Sons of Liberty was a political group made up of American Patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.

Stamp Act


In the act of granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other, in the British colonies and plantation in America

Regulator Movement


Regulator movement, designation for two groups, one in South Carolina, the other in North Carolina
the Regulator movement was an organized effort by backcountry settlers to restore law

Tea Act


The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain to expand the British East India Company's monopoly on the tea

Revolutionary War


The American Revolutionary War or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and Europe.

South Carolina Constitution


The Constitution of the State of South Carolina is the governing document of the U.S. state of South Carolina.

Declaration of Independence


A document declaring the US to be independent of the British Crown, signed on July 4, 1776.

Cherokee War


The Cherokee Indians were one of the five settlers Native American tribes who settled in the American

Articles of Confederation


The original constitution of the United States, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US Constitution in 1789.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The Battle of Kings Mountain, was a decisive Patriot victory in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary

Battle of Camden


The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

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.

Battle of Cowpens


Battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British.

abolitionist movement


Abolitionism is a movement to end human slavery

Nullification Controversy


The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson.



A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.

Great Compromise


The Great Compromise was an agreement that large and small states reached the Constitutional Convention.

3/5 Compromise


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention of 1787.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.

“Total War”


A war that is unrestricted in terms of the weapons used, the territory or combatants involved.

Cotton Trade


Cotton trade was cotton being traded with other factories and people around the United States

Embargo Act


The Embargo of 1807 and the subsequent Nonintercourse Acts were American laws restricting American ships from engaging in foreign trade.

Embargo Act


A conflict between the United States and the United Kingdom

William T. Sherman


William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author.
He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Denmark Vesey Plot


The Denmark Vesey Plot was a slave named Denmark Vesey that helped other backs to freedom.

Robert Smalls


was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opened new lands, repealed the Missouri Compromise

Dred Scott Decision


Dred Scott v. Sandford, commonly referred to as the Dred Scott decision, was a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that people of African Americans

Election of 1860


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



a person who secedes, advocates secession, or claims secession as a constitutional right

Slave Codes


Slave codes were laws which each US state, or colony, enacted which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters

Fort 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.

Civil War


A war between citizens of the same country.

Creation of the Confederate States of America


The Confederate States of America was created by secessionists in Southern slave states who refused to remain in a nation

Lincoln’s assassination


The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was carried out on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, President Lincoln died from the gunshot.

Cotton Gin


Helped slaves collect cottons' seeds
A machine for separating cotton from its seeds