The Eastern Woodland Indians lived the forests between the Mississippi River and the East Coast. This is how they got their name. There are still some groups in the United States today that have a way of life that is similar to the way of life the Eastern Woodland Indians had.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1475 - 1526
San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside the United States territory. It was founded by Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526 from Spain. It lasted three months before being abandoned in early 1527.
Triangle Slave Trade
1491 - 1492
The Eastern Woodland Indians were made up of many tribes. The man tribes were the Powhatan, Mohawks, Iroqoius, and the Susquehanna.
1607 - 1733
They were originally owned by the British. Anyone could live there as long as they obeyed the king.
1607 - 1732
Mercantilism is an economic idea basically that helps the trading economy to be balanced and to have tariffs on things.
1607 - 1776
Is a colony that is ruled by another country or another state
1619 - 1863
a system of farming involving the planting of industrial and food crops
1663 - 1729
Was basically a colony that was loyal to another country.
Rice and Indigo Trade
1680 - 1730
Rice was grown in South Carolina 1680. Hilton head was known for its indigo plants.
1705 - 1848
The slave codes were like laws for slaves. They had them to keep slaves from running away or revolting.
1715 - 1717
was a conflict between British settlers of South Carolina and Native American Indian tribes like the Yamasee, Muscogee, Cherokee, Cheraw, and others.
1739 - 1740
Was the largest slave rebellion ever. It took place in south Carolina
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
Was fought between british america and new france. The war got more serious as time went on.
1758 - 1761
War was fought between the british and the cherokee tribe. The cherokee lost.
1764 - 1766
The British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things.
Sons of Liberty
A group of American patriots that started the whole independence movement.
1765 - 1766
Placed a tax on all printed materials. For the first time Americans had to pay a tax not on their own goods.
Denmark Vessey Plot
1767 - 1822
an African-American who was famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.
1767 - 1771
Was an effort in North and South Carolina by the settlers to create some order of law.
1773 - 1774
The tea act gave a monopoly on the east India trade co. So you could not buy tea from any other company.
1775 - 1783
War fought between America and Britain to gain America's freedom, America won.
Articles of Confederation
1776 - 1781
Was the first constitution for the 13 colonies.
Decleration of independence
A document used by the congress to help outline our country.
South Carolina Constitution of 1776
South Carolina constructed a constitution to hold off until our countries constitution was established later on.
Battle of Camden
A battle of the American revolution that the british won. Cornwallis routed them 10 km north of Camden, South Carolina.
Battle of Kings Mountain
Battle won by the patriots. The loyalists tried to retreat, but the patriots caught up to and destroyed them.
Battle of Cowpens
Was won by the patriots and was a turning point of the recapturing of South Carolina.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
In an attempt to capture South Carolina, the Americans fell right into british forces and lost the battle of Eutaw Springs.
A compromise between the southern and northern states that stated that three fifths of the slaves would be counted for representation purposes.
The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports
1787 - Present
A document that outlines our government and is still a guideline to be followed today.
The great compromise
It was established at the constitutional convention. It was a compromise between the north and the south.
1793 - Present
The cotton gin allowed slaves to produce more cotton in less time. This was invented by Eli Whitney.
1793 - 1830
The trade of cotton between America, Africa, and Europe.
1793 - 2013
Total warfare that resorts to any source or strategy possible.
The Embargo Act of 1807 was an embargo enacted by the United States against Great Britain and France
War of 1812
1812 - 1814
The War of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and the British and their allies which resulted in no territorial change.
William T. Sherman
1820 - 1891
He served as general of the union during the civil war.
1829 - 1861
Where the first shots of the war were shot. Ironically, nobody was killed.
1830 - 1870
Was a large effort to abolish slavery. It was led by Frederick Douglass.
1832 - 1833
A controversey betweeb John C. Calhoun and Andrew Jackson over the tariff of 1828.
1839 - 1915
was a slave who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician
Created new territories of kansas and nebraska in the US.
Dred Scott Decision
Proved that congress had no power to prohibit slavery at the time.
Election of 1860
1860 - 1861
The election that elected Abraham Lincoln into office.
1861 - 1865
War fought between northern and southern states of the United States. It was fought over the issue of slavery.
Creation of the Confederate states of America
1861 - 1865
When the south seceeded from the north over the topic of slavery.
Was the first amphibious battle of the civil war.
1861 - 1865
Someone who seceeded from the northern states and was most likely pro slavery.
Lincoln was assassinated by actor John Wilkes Boothe at a okay during intermission.