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San Miguel de Gadalupe

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory, founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526. it was to last only three months of winter before being abandoned in early 1527

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1540

South Carolina is one of the 13 original colonies of the United States. European exploration began in 1540, but the explorers brought European diseases that decimated the local Indian population

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The Thirteen Colonies were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 and 1733 by a variety of interests from England and later Great Britain. They are best known as the founding political entities of the United States of America.

Royal a colony

1624

a colony ruled or administered by officials appointed by and responsible to the reigning sovereign of the parent state.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680

Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina as early as 1680. By the early 18th century, with the slave system established on a large scale, rice became a major export crop of the region.

Stono rebellion

1739

The Stono Rebellion was a slave rebellion that commenced on 9 September 1739, in the colony of South Carolina. It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The Anglo-Cherokee War from 1758 to 1761, sometimes known as the "First Cherokee War"

Sugar Act

1764

The Sugar Act, also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act, was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on April 5, 1764

Stamp Act

1765

The Stamp Act 1765 imposed a direct tax by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America, and it required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London, carrying an embossed revenue stamp.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

Denmark Vesey originally Telemaque,was an African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.

Sons of Liberty

1773

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.

Articles of Confederation

1776

The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, 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.

Revolutionary War

1776

The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies.

Declaration of Independence

1776

The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies

Battle of Camden

1780

The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War American War of Independence.

Battle of Cowpens

1781

The Battle of Cowpens was a decisive victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan,

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781

In early 1781 Major General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army began a campaign to end British control over the South Carolina backcountry.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781

In early 1781 Major General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army began a campaign to end British control over the South Carolina backcountry

3/5 Compromise

1787

The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention of 1787 in which three-fifths of the enumerated population of slaves would be counted for representation purposes regarding both the distribution of taxes and the apportionment of the members of the United States House of Representatives.

Cotton Gin

1794

is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds

The embargo act

1807

The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress [1] against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars

War of 1812

1812

The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies which resulted in no territorial change, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

In the war of 1812, the United States took on the greatest naval power in the world, the cause was the restriction of the U.S. trade

Wiliam T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

He was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the Civil War

Abolitionists Movement

1830

Movement to end slavery and free the blacks

Nullification Controversy

1830

The Nullification Crisis arose in the early 1830s when leaders of South Carolina advanced the idea that a state did not have to follow a federal aw and could in effect, “nullify” the law

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

He was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship’s pilot, sea captain, and politician.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

He was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship’s pilot, sea captain, and politician.

Dred Scott Decision

1847

Dred Scott went to trial to sue for his freedom. His trial eventually got to the Supreme Court, and they ruled that slaves are not U.S. citizens, so they cannot sue

Dred Scott Decision

1847

Dred Scott went to trial to sue for his freedom. His trial eventually got to the Supreme Court, and they ruled that slaves are not U.S. citizens, so they cannot sue

Kansas Nebraska Act

1854

Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska

Secessionist

1860

The withdrawal of 11 Southern states from the Union in 1860-1861, precipitating the U.S. Civil War.

Creation of The Confederate States of America

1861

The creation of the confederate states of America was in response to the election of Licoln.

Fort Sumter

1861

Confederates demanded the union surrender the fort they refused starting the civil war.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1882

Slaves were going to revolt against their masters but word got out and it failed

Eastern Woodland Indians

01/11/13

.The Eastern Woodland Indian were made up of many tribes. The most known of these tribes were the Powhatan, Mohawks, Iroqoius, and the Susquehanna.

Proprietary Colony

01/16/13

This type of colonial government, based on the County Palatine and resembling feudal grants of fiefs in exchange for service more than the modern concept of state sovereignty, was used by England’s colonization along the Atlantic coasts of North America and the Caribbean.

Tea Act

01/16/13

The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Its principal overt objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the struggling company survive.

Plantation system

02-01-13

A plantation economy is an economy which is based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few staple products grown on large farms called plantations.

Cotton Gin

02-01-13

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation