Midterm Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

100 - 1500

They were Natives in the forest lush green eastern part of the United States. They were made up of many tribes like the Cherokee, and Iroqouis Indian tribes.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

First settlement in the United States by Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon. It only lasted three months, and was the first settlement to use slavery.

Triangle Slave Trade

1600 - 1900

This trade was the shipments of slave and goods between Africa, North America, South America, and Europe. The routes formed a triangle so that's why it's called the Triangle Slave Trade.


1600 - 1800

Economic systems that countries placed which stated that to be a wealthy country they had to minimize imports, and increasing exports. With these systems they also wanted to get precious metals in return.

13 Colonies

1607 - 1732

Time it took to establish the 13 colonies. They were ruled by the King of England, and were founded by different people.

Proprietary Colony

1607 - 1776

A colony in which had appointed officials by the King of England who had full governing rights. They were to supervise and watch the colony to make it grow and flourish.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1700 - 1770

Rice and indigo were grown in South Carolina. It later was traded with European countries and made South Carolina's economy wealthy.

Yemasee War

1715 - 1717

A series of conflicts and battles of the South Carolina colonists and the Indian tribes in the area. It was one of the biggest problems the colonists had for taking the land.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1776

Were also called Crown Colonies and were loyal to the king. They were ruled by a governor chosen by the king.

Stono Rebellion

September 9, 1739

Slave Rebellion prior to the Revolutionary War which was unsuccessful.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1756

This war was between the French and the British who where fighting for the control around the rivers in Ohio. They both had Indians allies.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

A war between the British and the Indian tribes called the Cherokee. Which where fighting over control of the land between each other.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

Act passed by the British parliament. It was to help pay the debt of the war by placing taxes on sugar. Many colonists didn't agree with this.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

Was a uprising in North Carolina that colonist took against officials in which was unsuccessful.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

Was a tax that place taxes on goods imported to the country to help pay for the French and Indian War.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1773

A group that protected colonists rights and supported to go against taxes. They are the ones that planned the Boston Tea Party.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

Was an act to help reduce tea in London's warehouses to help the tea company survive. It led to the Boston Tea Party.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

A war between the 13 colonies and Great Britain to claim independence from Britain and be a new country.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


A constitution written by the state of South Carolina.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1777

A document that stated that the US were made up of different states and declared independence from Britain.

Articles of Confederation


First constitution written by a group of people. They did not support the country really well so they were abondoned.

Battle of Camden

August 16, 1780

Battle of the Amercian Revolutionary War of the British and the Coloinsts. This battle was a British victory.

Battle of Kings Mountian

October 7, 1780

A battle between the patriots and the loyalist which was near the City of Kings Mountain.

Battle of Cowpens

January 17, 1781

Was the turning point of the American Revolution. Won by the patriots.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

September 18, 1781

It was the last battle in South Carolina. A major battle in the state of South Carolina.

3/5 Compromise


That only 3 out of 5 slaves were represented which would be used to appoint new members to the house, and taxes purposes.

Commerence Compromise


The compromise between the northern and southern states. During the constitutional convention as how to the federal government could take control of Commerence.

The Great Compromise


It was a final agreement between smaller and larger states for representation in the government. They agreed to merge the New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan so they would be no more debates.


September 17, 1787

Ratified on June 21, 1788 which replaced the Articles of Confederation which were weak and did not hold the country strong.