Midterm Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

100 - 800

The Eastern Woodland Indians are Native Americans that inhabited the eastern part of the United States. They were one of the first tribes.


1500 - 1700

It's a trade where they trade high value metals

Triangular Slave Trade

1501 - 1801

It was a trade between Africa, the colonies, and Europe. They traded items and food for slave and then brought the slaves to the Colonies.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first Spanish settlement in what now is known as the United States. It was later abandoned in the winter of 1527.

Plantation System


The first known plantation system was by the Spaniard in the West Indies. It was a small private plantation.

13 Colonies

1607 - 1733

The colonies were established by England. The colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Slave Codes

1650 - 1833

The slave code was made to keep the slaves in line and be less resistant to their masters.The slave code was made partly because of rebellions like the Stono rebellion

Rica and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

Rice and Indigo were cash crops for South Carolina. Cotton and indigo helped sc get money during the civil war.

Proprietary Colony

1712 - 1729

South Carolina was a proprietary colony in 1729. South Carolina was also know for its indigo.

Yemassee War


It as a war fought between the Yemassee Indians and the s.c colonists.

Royal Colony


It was when the royal family protected s.c.

Stono Rebellion


It was on September 9th. It was an uprising of slaves who killed about 20 whites until being captured.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The war was mostly fought between the English and the French but the Indians helped the French.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The war was between the English forces and the Cherokee Indians.

Sugar Act


The sugar act put taxes on auger, wine, and other imported things.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

North and South Carolina uprising in which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials

Stamp act


A stamp act is any legislation that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents. The people that pay the tax receive an official stamp on their documents, making them legal documents.

Sons of Liberty


They were a group of artisans and merchants that fought against the Tea Act.

Tea Act


You could only buy tea if it was from the monopoly company.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

The war started as only the Colonies vs England but them became a some what world war as Spain, France, and Netherlands joined what was now the United States of America.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


It was a constitution that South Carolina put out to put every thing back in order.

Declaration of Independence

June 28 1776

It was drafted by Tomas Jefferson. This document is one of the most important in the us history.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

It was an article of agreement between the 13 colonies.

Battle of Camden


It was in the Revolutionary war. It was in camden S.C. And I was a huge victory for Great Britian.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The Battle of Kings Mountain was a battle between the Patriot and Loyalist in the Southern campaign in the Revolutionary War.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the Revolutionary War, and was the last major battle of the war in the Carolinas

Battle of Cowpens


It was a win for America and a turning point for the patriots.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise was only one of many compromises achieved during the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Northerners wanted to restrict foreign competition for raw good and finished products by taxing both imports and exports.

3/5 compromise


It was so slaves would count as three for every five.

The Great Compromise


Hw many representatives were in each state



It establishes the roles of the tree separate powers of the tree different branches.

Cotton Gin


It was a machine that picked the seeds out of cotton.

Imbargo Act


The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

This was a war between the US and Great Britian.

Denmark Vessey Plot


It was when Denmark Vessey and a group of slaves attacked their masters.

Ft Sumter


The F.t Sumter is located in the Charleston Harbor and was used to take down a fort and amazingly did not kill any people.

William T. Sherman

February 8, 1829 - February 14, 1891

William T.Sherman was many things not counting a soldier but also an author business man and a teacher. He was also a general for the union during the civil war.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The abolitionist movement was made to enforce emancipation of all of the slaves

Nullification controversy


It was a crisis that was created by the ordinance of Nullification.

Robert Smalls

April 5, 1839 - February 23, 1913

He was a slave and amazing other things like a politician and a sea captain.

Kansas Nebraska Act


This act created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas.

Dread Scott. Decision

March 6, 1857

It involved a man named Dred Scott and he escaped punishment since he lived in Illinois which was a free state.

Election of 1860

November 6, 1860

This is the date of when Abraham Lincoln was elected.

Creation of the confederate states of America

1861 - 1865

These states had this name because of three reasons. The first is that they left the union. The second reason is because of they thought the people failed to enforce the fugitive slave act. The third reason is because they thought slavery was right.

Civil War

April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865

This war was started over to abolish slavery.

Total War


Total war was used many times William T Sherman used it as well. The point of total war was to annihilate the enemy and destroy everything they have.

Lincoln's Assassination

April 14, 1865

John Wilkes assassinated Abraham Lincoln on this date in a theater while he was while he was watching a play.



A secessionist is a act of seceding.

Port Royal


Port royal got its name from the battle of port royal during the civil war

Cotton Trade


It's the trade of cotton between us, South America, and Europe.