These Indians live between the Mississippi River to the east coast of the United States. They split into two groups the Cherokee and the Iroquois Indians
Triangle slave trade
1450 - 1860
Ships that would go to Africa, Cuba, and back to the U.S. abducting innocent African civilians, Like Joseph Cinque and Robert Smalls.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
He led the 1st European exploration since the Vikings in 1000 AD. They were aboard 6 ships in July.
13 English colonies
1607 - 1732
First 13 colonies founded by England in America.
1607 - 1732
A settlement under the rule by a queen or king from a different country. The colonies in American is an example of Royal Colonies.
1660 - 1690
Type of settlement in which the british crown gave large amounts of land to certain people in the "New World." The people were aloud to supervise and develop the land.
Rice and Indigo Trade
1698 - 1783
Rice became a major cash crop for South Carolina. Because of the tidal swamps and loose soil, it was ideal for indigo and rice.
1715 - 1716
The war was about conflict between the Yemassee Indians and the British colonists in South Carolina. The Indians resented the colonists encroaching on their land. The Indians lost this War and tried to escape to Florida.
The Stono Rebellion was the largest slave rebellion in the colony of South Carolina before the American Revolutionary War. It began in 1739.
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
The war was a series of wars between the French and the British.
Native Americans helped the French. The British won and got most of the French land in North America.
The Cherokee War
1758 - 1761
The Cherokee declared war against the British. The French wanted to build forts in Cherokee territory.
1760 - 1771
The Regulator movement was an uprising of citizens from North and South Carolina against corrupt colonial officials. The Regulators weren't successful, but some Historians believe it to be a start to the American Revolutionary War.
1764 - 1776
Act that put a 3 cent tax on foreign refined sugar imported by the colonies. The taxes were raised without the colonists' approval. They wanted to be in control of how much they should be taxed.
Sons of Liberty
1765 - 1776
In rage from the Stamp Act, these men wanted every stamp distributor to resign. They broke up with the appeal of the stamp act in 1776.
1765 - 1776
This required taxes to be paid on every piece of paper that the colonists printed. The money was used to help pay to defend the frontier.
1773 - December 1773
This helped the British East India Company. Also, it helped undercut the tea being smuggled into the colonies. This eventually led to the Boston Tea Party.
1775 - 1783
The idea that colonies existed for the benefit of the Mother Country. For example, American colonists could be compared to tenants, paying rent to Great Britain.
1775 - 1783
This is known as the War of Independence. Conflict grew between the colonies and Great Britain and the war started.
South Carolina Constitution of 1776
March 26, 1776
This is when South Carolina became independent from Great Britain and joined the United States of America.
Declaration of Independence
July 4, 1776
This was adopted by the colonies, saying that they were no longer a part of Great Britain, yet a country on its own, The United States of America
Battle of Camden
August 16, 1780
This battle happened between two swamps and at night. This battle continued the British hold on South Carolina for the time being.
Battle of Kings Mountain
October 7, 1780
This was an important American victory during the Revolutionary War. This was the first major victory to occur after the Charleston invasion.
Articles of Confederation
1781 - 1789
It was the first official document that defined the United States government. It provided enough structure for a nation to survive for those eight years. The Americans learned how to run a government and then changed them.
Battle of Cowpens
January 17, 1781
This became known as the turning point of the war in the south. It led to a chain of Patriot victories, including york town.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
September 8, 1781
This was the last major battle in the south. Some historians say it was the bloodiest battle of the Revolutionary War and led to Great Britain surrendering.
The Constitution allows government to tax imports but not exports.
This is the two-house legislature plan that worked for all states, became known as the Great Compromise
July 12, 1787
A slave would count as 3/5 of a person in both taxation and representation.
September 17, 1787 - 2013
A body of principles about which a state should be governed. Rules that the country must follow is known as the Constitution.
1790 - 1860
This was the division of the land into smaller units under private ownership.
March 14, 1794
A machine that automatically separates cotton seed. This was a huge accomplishment during this time.
Creation of the Confederate states of america
1800 - 1860
The states starting from when South Carolina was the first to secede to when the civil war ended which called the antebellum period.
1807 - 1809
This restricted American ships from participating in trade. America could not trade with any other country, but this backfired.
The War of 1812
1812 - 1815
This war started for a lot of reasons. A lot of the things that Britain was doing was considered illegal to the colonists.
William T Sherman
1820 - 1891
Gen. that led march of Union domination and chaos to some of the confederate states.
Denmark Vesey Plot
Most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States. His plans were revealed before anything ever happened
1830 - 1870
Attempt to free the slaves and end prejudices against black people.
1832 - 1833
This was a long series of attempts to define the proper powers of the states.
1835 - 1915
Became a politician, ship's polite, and a sea captain. Sailed his family back to Africa.
1848 - 1862
Punishments against slaves for not cooperating with their owner
The Cotton Trade
1850 - 1860
The south would trade cotton against other countries.
An act to organize Kansas and Nebraska territories. It repealed the Missouri Compromise.
Dred Scott Decision
A question asking if a slave was property or a person by Dred Scott
1860 - 1864
War that ended slavery for the good of the american people to show that all men are created equal. That the union won to know that we're reunited as one country.
election of 1860
The election of Abraham Lincoln for the Union states. The election of Jefferson Davis for the confederate states
1860 - 1861
Someone who signs documents saying that state is leaving the union. Along with 11 other states
Confederate fort that was in Charleston harbor that stands as a south carolina memorial today.
Battle that north won, that is a plantation today.
Led by Will Sherman that caused lots of damage to the south.
lincoln got killed by John Wilkes Booth, a 29 year old actor.