The Eastern Woodland Indians are Native Americans who settled in the eastern part of the United States.
Mercantilism is when a government controls foreign trade as a way to provide money and security of the country.
Triangular Trading System is the transatlantic slave trade, that started in the late 16th century and ended in the early 19th century, carrying slaves, cash crops, and manufactured goods
It was the first european settlement in what is now the United States, it was founded by Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón. The settlement only lasted 3 months of winter and ended in 1527.
A movement to end slavery.
The plantation system was based on slave labor.
The British empire settled its first permanent colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia in 1607. This was the first of the 13 colonies.
A proprietary colony was a place where people worked for the state that owned the colony and did not own the land themselves.
Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners complete power over the African slaves.
Rice and Indigo dye became crops of South Carolina in the 17th Century. Rice and Indigo are still grown and sold in SOuth Carolina.
The cotton trade was the largest crop of the savery era and is still grown in SC today.
The Yamasee American Indian tribes. The name of one of the tribes was the 'Yamasee'. Some of the Indians did not fight with the colonisits but others made attacks all around South Carolina to destroy the colony.
A Royal Colony is another name for a Proprietary Colony.
The Stono Rebellion was a slave riot that started on 9 September 9, 1739 in South Carolina.
The French and Indian War is the American name for the Seven Years' War. The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France.
a law passed by the British Parliament requiring all publications and legal and written documents in the American colonies to suffer a tax stamp
The Cherokee War was really three different wars by the colonists against Cherokees Indians.
A tax on sugar that was produced by the American colonists.
The Sons of Liberty was a group of American patriots. They formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to fight the taxes of the British against the Americans. .
The Regulator movement tried make peace and return law and order to South Carolina by creating local governments.
an act of the British Parliament that put taxes on tea that was unfair to American tea merchants, the main cause of the Boston Tea Party.
The war that made America free from the British.
The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.
The first change of the South Carolina Constitution
The Declaration of Independence announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, were declaring themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
The Battle of Camden was a major British victory in the Revolutionary War.
The Battle of King's Mountain was a decisive Patriot victory
The Battle of Cowpens was a Decisive American victory
The Battle of Eutaw Springs was the last battle of the American Revolutionary War in the Carolinas.
The Three-Fifths Compromise was a agreement between Southern and Northern states that said three-fifths of the population of slaves would be counted for the purpose of taxes and representation in the government.
The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.
A bicameral system of the House and Senate.
The United States Government is based on this document
A plan created by Vesey where slaves were going to revolt against their masters, but word got out about it and it failed. Vesey and other people involved in the plot were hung.
A machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
The Embargo Act of 1807 was a law by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.
The War of 1812 lasted 32 months and was between the Americans and the British.
The act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 by allowing settlers in those territories to determine through Popular Sovereignty whether they would allow slavery within each territory.
A powerful General of the US Union forces in the Civil War.
The nullification confrontation between President Andrew Jackson and South Carolina senator John C. Calhoun over whether a state could nullify federal law.
An African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery on May 13, 1862, by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, the CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it to freedom beyond the Federal blockade.
In March of 1857, the United States Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, declared that all blacks -- slaves as well as free -- were not and could never become citizens of the United States. The court also declared the 1820 Missouri Compromise unconstitutional, thus permiting slavery in all of the country's territories
Considered the starting fator of the US Civil War.
A civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States
A government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States.
Those who supported the right to leave the Union of AMerican States.
The first battle of the US Civil War
The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest operations and it was a Union victory.
A total war is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population.
The Assassination of then President Abraham Lincoln.