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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

1500

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

San Miguel De Gualdape

1526

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

Triangle Slave Trade

1600

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

1607

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

1608

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

Proprietary Colony

1660

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

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680

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

Plantation System

1700

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

1708

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

Yemassee War

1715

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

Royal Colony

1731

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

French and Indian War

1756

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

1764

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

1765

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

Regulator Movement

1765

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

Stamp Act

1765

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

Tea Act

1773

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

1775

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

Declaration of Independence

1776

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

South Carolina Constitution

1776

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

Cherokee War

1776

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

Articles of Confederation

1777

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

Battle of Camden

1780

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

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780

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

Battle of Cowpens

1781

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

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781

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.

abolitionist movement

1783

Abolitionism is a movement to end human slavery

Commerce Compromise

1787

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

3/5 Compromise

1787

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

Great Compromise

1787

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

Constitution

1787

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

Nullification Controversy

1787

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

Cotton Trade

1800

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

“Total War”

1800

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

Embargo Act

1807

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

Embargo Act

1812

A conflict between the United States and the United Kingdom

William T. Sherman

1820

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

1822

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

Robert Smalls

1839

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

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

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

Dred Scott Decision

1857

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

Secessionist

1860

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

Election of 1860

1860

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

Slave Codes

1860

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

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861

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

Civil War

1861

A war between citizens of the same country.

Fort Sumter

1861

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.

Lincoln’s assassination

1865

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

Cotton Gin

1900

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