Mid-Term Timeline


Eastern woodland Indians

800 - 1432

Eastern woodland Indians are native Americans that lived in the eastern part of the us.

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 Guadeloupe

1526 - 1527

They were the first European settlement in the us


1560 - 1700

The policy in Europe that called for government for foreign trade.

Plantation System

1600 - 1601

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

Royal colony

1600 - 1700

A colony ruled directly by a king

Propietary colony

1600 - 1700

A colony given for a proprietor to govern

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

The first 13 colonies the British settled in

Yemassee War

1715 - 1716

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

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

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

1764 - 1765

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

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1766

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

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

uprising in North Carolina that colonist took against officials in which was unsuccessful.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

was when taxes by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America.

Tea act

1773 - 1774

Told the Americans they could only buy tea from the East Indian company.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

The revolutionary war won America its independence.

Decarlaration of independence

1776 - 1777

A document that stated America’s thirteen colonies independent.

South carolina constitution

1776 - 1777

the south carolina constitution was a list of laws that was made after breaking free from Great Britain.

Articles of confederation

1777 - 1789

It was Americas first constitution before the United States constitution.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

The battle of Camden was one of the battles that took place in the revolutionary war and ended with a British victory.

Battle of kings mountain

1780 - 1781

The battle of kings mountain took place in North Carolina, and it was between the patriots and loyalists. The patriots won.

Battle of Eutaw springs

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle in the revolutionary war which resulted with a British victory.

Battle of cowpens

1781 - 1782

The battle of cowpens was in the revolutionary war, and resulted in an overwhelming American victory.

3/5 comprimise

1787 - 1788

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 comprimise

1787 - 1800

The Great Compromise was also known as the Connecticut compromise, the bigger the state the more representation. Needed.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

The commerce compromise states that the government can tax imports but not exports


1789 - 1790

The constitution is the laws of the United States of America.

Denmark vesey plot

1791 - 1792

The denmark vesey plot was when an African American planned to start a slave rebellion in the USA

Cotton gin

1793 - 1794

The cotton gin was a machine that quickly and easily removes the seeds from cotton

Cotton trade

1800 - 1900

Because of the invention of the cotton fin, more people sold and traded cotton.

Embargo act

1807 - 1808

An embargo from the United States, against Great Britain.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The war of 1812 was when the United States took on Great Britain because they wanted to expand their territory.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

The war of 1812 was when the United States took on Great Britain because they wanted to expand their territory.

Abolishinist movement

1830 - 1831

The abolitionist movement started to get rid of slavery. Examples of abolitionists: Harriet Tubman, John Brown

Nullification controversy

1832 - 1833

A crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. This crisis was over tariffs.

Robert smalls

1839 - 1915

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.

"Total war"

1850 - 1900

Wars during the mid-19th century.

Kansas Nebraska act

1854 - 1855

Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to open new land for settlers.

Dred Scott decision

1857 - 1858

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

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

The election of 1860 was the 19th presidential election. Abraham Lincoln won, who was from the republican party.


1860 - 1861

Someone who wanted to separate themselves from the North in 1860

Fort summer

1861 - 1862

The battle of Fort Sumter was the battle that started the Civil War.

Port royal

1861 - 1862

The battle of Port Royal was a battle in the Civil War.

Confederate states of America

1861 - 1865

The CSA was set up to separate the southern states from the northern states.

Civil war

1861 - 1865

A war between the south and the north over slavery.

Lincoln assassination

1865 - 1866

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated April 14, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth in the Ford theater.