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Eastern woodland Indians

1491 - 1492

These Indians were hunters and crop growers and foragers that lived in the east woods of North America

Mercantilism

1500 - 1700

Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade. is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country.

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1700

Many slaves died during these voyages. They did not get up to use the restroom and all the smell lead to sickness and death

San Miguel de gualdape

1526 - 1527

Was the first settlement in what would become the United States but only lasted three months

13 English colonies

1607 - 1732

The 13 colonies took 125 years to get colonized. The first was Virginia the last was Georgia.

Proprietary colony

1650 - 1700

proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, remaining subject to their parent state's sanctions, retained rights that are today regarded as the privilege of the state

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1800

Charleston rice exports rose from 10,000 pounds in 1698 to over 20 million pounds by 1730 -- and South Carolina's tidal swamps were well-suited for it.

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

was a conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribesincluding the Yamasee, Muscogee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Catawba, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Yuchi, Savannah River Shawnee, Congaree.

Stono rebellion

1739

This was a massive slave uprising in the colony of South Carolina. One of the earliest known organized rebellions in the present United States.