The Eastern Woodland Indians were Native Americans that lived in the eastern United States.
San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in what is now the United States.
The Plantation System was the division of land into small, private ownerships.
The thirteen English colonies were the land in America that belonged to England.
A Proprietary Colony was run by the eight Lord Proprietors. They owned a land under the king's permission and sold it off to the settlers.
Mercantilism is an economic system where the mother country dominates the trade with the colonies. The mother country is trying to make money for the colonies.
The Triangle Slave Trade carried cash, slaves, crops, and manufactured goods between America, Africa, England, and the Caribbean.
In South Carolina, rice and indigo was a major cash crop so it was traded throughout the world.
The Salve Codes were codes that every state had that defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters.
The Yemassee War was a conflict between the British settlers in South Carolina and various Native American tribes.
A Royal Colony were also called Crown Colonies and were loyal to the king. They were ruled by a governor chosen by the king.
A slave rebellion lead by an African American called Jemmy. 20 whites and 44 slaves were killed during this rebellion.
The French and Indian War was a war fought between Britain and the French and the Native Americans in America.
The Cherokee War was between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.
The Sugar Act was a tax put on foreign sugar and a higher tax on coffee, indigo, and some kinds of wine.
The Regulator Movement was an uprising in North Carolina that colonists took against officials. It was unsuccessful.
The Sons of Liberty was a group of American patriots that wanted to protect the rights of the colonies and put a stop to British taxes.
The Stamp Act was when the British Parliament told everyone that all paper products had to have the a stamp of the Birtish seal on it.
The Tea Act told the Americans that they could only buy tea from the East Indian Company.
The Revolutionary War was the war that won America their independence.
The Declaration of Independence was a document that gained America's independence and gave the people their rights.
The South Carolina Constitution of 1776 was the laws that the U.S. made after they broke away from Britain.
The Articles of Confederation was the 13 colonies' first constitution.
The Battle of Kings Mountain was a battle fought in the Revolutionary War that resulted in a Patriot victory.
The Battle of Camden was one of the battles in the Revolutionary War that resulted in a British victory.
The Battle of Cowpens was a battle in the Revolutionary War that resulted in an overwhelming American victory.
The Battle of Eutaw Springs was one of the last major battles in the Carolinas.
The 3/5 Compromise was a comprmise between the Northern and Southern states that said that slaves would only be counted as 3/5 of a person.
The Commerce Compromise states that the government can tax imports but not exports.
The Great Compromise says that each state will have representatives from the House of Represetatives according to its population. The states will also get the same number of representatives in the Senate.
The Constitution is the laws of the United States of America.
The Denmark Vesey Plot was when an African American was planning to start a rebellion in the United States.
When the cotton gin was invented, the cotton trade business took off. Because of how easy it was to get the seeds out of cotton, slave owners began to grow more to be sold to make more money.
The cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily removes the seeds from cotton.
"Total War" was an idea made up by William T. Sherman in which weapons and damage is unrestricted. It is the complete assembling of weapons and troops.
The Embargo Act banned all trade with Britain and France.
The War of 1812 was when the United States took on Great Britain because America wanted to expand its territory.
William T. Sherman served as a General in the Civil War.
The Abolitionist Movement was when people fought to end slavery.
The Nullification Controversy was a crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson over tariffs.
Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew, and his family. He was elected into the House of Representatives.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska which opened new land for settlers.
The assassination of President Lincoln occured when the Civil War was drawing to an end. John Wilkes Booth was the man responsible for killing President Lincoln.
The Dred Scott Decision said that the government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories.
A secessionist is a person who was for breaking away from the North.
The election of 1860 was a race between Abraham Lincoln and John Breckinridge. It was what started the outbreak of the Civil War.
The CSA was made up of Southern slave states that had declared independence from the United States.
The Civil War was a war fought between the Northern states and the Southern states.
The Battle of Fort Sumter was the surrender of Fort Sumter and this battle started the Civil War.
The Battle of Port Royal was one of the battles in the Civil War where the U.S. Army and Navy captured Port Royal Sound.