Social Studies


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 BC - 1492

They were Native Americans that lived at the eastern side of the USA. They lived at the time near the Mississippi River which was covered in forests.


1500 - 1800

It is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade. It demand positive balance of trade. It was a cause of many Europeans wars too.

Port Royal

1518 - 1907

It was a city at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica. Founded in 1518, it was the centre of shipping commerce in the Caribbean Sea during the latter half of the 17th century. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1692 and subsequent fires, hurricanes, flooding, and another earthquake in 1907.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

He was the first European settlement inside the US founded by Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon

Plantation System

1600 - 1800

The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership.

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

The 13 colonies were at the Atlantic coast in North America. These colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bays, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

It was a colony in which a individual usually a land owner remains subject to there parents states sanction.

Triangle Slave Trade

1690 - 1900

It was when 3 ports or regions and traded. The ships carried slaves, cash crops, and manufactured goods. They traded from west Africa, the Caribbean, American colonies, and European colonies.

Slave Codes

1712 - 1739

They were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

It was a conflict between the british settlers and various Native American Indian tribes.

Royal Colony

1720 - 1760

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

Stono Rebellion


It was the biggest slave uprising in the British mainland since the American revolution. It was at South Carolina.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The was a war that was fought between the colonies of British America and New France and the indians.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

This war was a conflict between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes.

Sugar Act


This was an act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America

Stamp Act


An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1773

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

It was a North and South Carolina uprising

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

He was an African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

An act to allow a drawback of the duties of customs on the exportation of tea .

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

This war began as a war between the Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies, but grew into war between Britain on one side and the newly formed United States, France, Netherlands and Spain on the other.

Declaration of Independence


This was a statement by the Continental Congress which announced the thirteen colonies, then regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


South carolina writes there own constitution

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

It was an agreement among the 13 states that established the USA as a confederation of sovereign states and served its first constitution.

Battle of Camden


It was a major victory for the British in the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Kings Mountain


It was a battle between the Patriot and Loyalist in the American Revolutionary War.

Great Compromise

1781 - 1787

They wanted to create the new branches. The legislature would have two houses. One would be elected by the people and the second would be by the first house from people nominated by the state legislatures.

Battle of Cowpens


It was a battle which the Continental army forces won there victory in the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


It was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major battle of the war in the Carolinas

3/5 Compromise

1783 - 1787

It was a compromise between the northern and southern states.

Commerce Compromise


Northern interests wanted the government to be able to impose tariffs on goods in order to protect against foreign competition.


1787 - 1788

It is the supreme law of the United States.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

It is machine that quickly removes cotton fibers from there seeds.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1800 - 1890

Rice was grown successfully in the 1680. By the 18th century rice became the major crop export of the region. A series of devastating hurricanes ruined the fields and put in end to the trade.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

It was a general embargo started by the Unites States congress against great Britain and France

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

It was a 32 month conflict between America an the British empire.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

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

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The abolitionist movement attempted to achieve immediate emancipation of all slaves and the ending of racial segregation

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

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

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

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

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1860

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

Dred Scott Decision

1856 - 1857

It was a landmark decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. It said that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories, and that people of African descent (both slave and free) were not protected by the Constitution and were not U.S. citizens.

Election of 1860


It was the 19th quadrennial presidential election.

Cotton Trade

1860 - 1880

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

It is also known as the Confederacy, it was a government for the Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States.

Fort Sumter


It was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

It was the War between the States it was between the United States the Union or the North and several Southern slave states that had declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America the Confederacy or the South.

“Total War”


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

Lincoln’s assassination


It took place on A Good Friday, The assassination occurred five days after the commander of the Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and the Union Army of the Potomac.



It is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity.