The Eastern Woodland Indians lived in forests, and depended on the forests around them for food shelter, etc. The two main tribes were the Cherokee and the Iroquois.
San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in the United States. A Spaniard, Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón found the land in 1526.
The division of land into small private ownerships.
The thirteen colonies were the colonies that belonged to England.
The proprietary colony was run by the 8 lord proprietors. They owned a land under the kings permission and sold it off to the settler
Mercantilism is an economic system where the mother country dominants the trade with the colonies. The mother country is trying to make money for the colonies.
The Triangle Trade carried cash, slaves, crops, and manufactured goods between America, Africa, England, and the Caribbean.
In South Carolina, rice and indigo were major cash crops.
The slave codes were a list of limits for slaves and laws for the masters, to prevent future rebellions.
The yemassee war was a conflict between the British settlers and various Native American tribes.
Were also called crown colonies and were loyal to the king. They were ruled by a governor chosen by the king.
A slave rebellion led by an African American called Jemmy. 20 whites and 44 slaves were killed as a result of the rebellion.
Fought between the colonies of British America and New France and the native Americans in America.
It was between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.
Sugar act was a tax put on foreign sugar and higher tax on coffee indigo and some kinds of wine.
Was an uprising in North Carolina that colonist took against officials in which was unsuccessful.
the stamp act was taxes by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America.
Group of American patriots that wanted to protect the rights of the colonists and put a stop to British taxes.
Told the Americans they could only buy tea from the East Indian company.
The revolutionary war won America its independence.
A document that stated America's thirteen colonies independent.
the south carolina constitution was a list of laws that was made after breaking free from Great Britain.
It was Americas first constitution before the United States constitution.
The battle of Camden was one of the battles that took place in the revolutionary war and ended with a British victory.
The battle of kings mountain took place in North Carolina, and it was between the patriots and loyalists. The patriots won.
The battle of cowpens was in the revolutionary war, and resulted in an overwhelming American victory.
The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle in the revolutionary war which resulted with a British victory.
The commerce compromise states that the government can tax imports but not exports
The 3/5 compromise was a compromise between the Northern and Southern states that said the slaves would only be counted as 3/5 of a person
The Great Compromise was also known as the Connecticut compromise, the bigger the state the more representation. Needed.
The constitution is the laws of the United States of America.
The denmark vesey plot was when an African American planned to start a slave rebellion in the USA
The cotton gin was a machine that quickly and easily removes the seeds from cotton.
Because of the invention of the cotton fin, more people sold and traded cotton.
An embargo from the United States, against Great Britain.
The war of 1812 was when the United States took on Great Britain because they wanted to expand their territory.
William was a general during the Civil War.
The abolitionist movement started to get rid of slavery. Examples of abolitionists: Harriet Tubman, John Brown, etc.
A crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. This crisis was over tariffs.
Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American during the Civil War. He worked as a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He also freed he and the rest of his family.
Wars during the mid-19th century.
Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to open new land for settlers.
Federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories, and Africans (both slave and free) were not protected by the Constitution and were not U.S. citizens
Someone who wanted to separate themselves from the North in 1860
The election of 1860 was the 19th presidential election. Abraham Lincoln won, who was from the republican party.
A war between the south and the north over slavery.
The CSA was set up to separate the southern states from the northern states.
The battle of Fort Sumter was the battle that started the Civil War.
The battle of Port Royal was a battle in the Civil War.
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated April 14, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth in the Ford theater.