Midterm Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

These were Native Americans who lived in the Eastern United States.


1400 - 1700

It is when there is a positive balance of trade provided by government. It benefits the mother country over colonies.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

It was a slave trade that went in a triangle from Africa to the USA then to Europe then it back to Africa. A lot of slaves died on the boats because of bad conditions.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

He was the first European settlement in America. The winter made them abandoned after 3 months.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The 13 colonies were the first to b e settled in by America. A system of self government was established in each colony.

Slave Codes

1650 - 1833

They were codes that limited all the slaves to certain amount of things they can and cannot do.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

A colony that was once controlled by The Lord Proprietors with permission from the King of England. South Carolina is an example of a proprietary colony.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

It was a conflict between the Native Indians of South Carolina and the British.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1783

It Monarch appoints a govener to rule a colony.

Stono Rebellion

September 9, 1739

It occured in South Carolina and was recorded as the largest slave rebellion in history.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

It was a war between the British America colonies and the New French. The Native Indians helped the French.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

It was a war between the British and the Cherokee Indians. It place between the French and Indian war.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1763 - 1783

Indigo was grown in the US and is a highly valued crop by the Britians. Rice was highly valuable and had a key role establishing slavery in the south.

Sugar Act

April 1764 - 1766

The sugar act was also called the American revenue act. It was when the put tax on sugar, wine and other important things.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1775

It was a group of American patriots who protected the protested the British taxes. They also protected the rights of citizens.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

It was and uprising between the North and South Carolina. It is also called the War of Regulation. They attempted to change the governments laws in 1760.

Stamp Act

March 1765 - 1766

It put tax on many stamped paper produced in London and carrying a revenue stamp.

Tea Act

1773 - 1775

When they taxed all tea products in British and British controlled America.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

It was a war between the thirteen colonies and the empire of Great Britain. The thirteen colonies had a victory.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

March 1776

It describes the function of South Carolina's government.

Declaration of Independence

July 1776

It annouced the thirteen colonies were free from Britain empire.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

Was an argument between the thirteen colonies which established the United States of America.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

It was a major victory for the British when they trailed the american troops for 5 miles strengthening their hold on the Carolina's.

Battle of King's Mountain

October 1780

It was a one day battle when the patriots militia defeated the British army.

Battle of Cowpens

January 1781

The American army won and it was called the turning point in reconquest of South Carolina from the British.

Battle Of Eutaw Springs

September 1781

The goal of the battle was to regain South Carolina and it was successful.



They were their to revise the Articles of Confederation. Only two delagations from each states were their.

Great Compramise


it was an agreement between small states reached during on convientional congress. It defined part of the legislative structure.

Commerce Compramise


It is when they allowed tax imports but they did not allow tax exports.

3/5 Compromise


It was a compromise where 3/5 of the slaves would be counted for representation purposes.

Cotton Gin


It was an invention created by Eli Whitney that quickly seperates the seeds from the cotton fibers.

Embargo Act


The United States embargo was seized by the European navie because of their neutrality in the war

Plantation System


It was based on agricultural mass production usually a few products were grown on the plantation.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

It was a 32 month long conflict between the United States and the Brtitsh. It was a Draw.

Cotton Trade


It was trade between the southern states for fabric materials.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

He was an american general in the Civil War and lead the Sherman's march.

Denmark Vesey Plot


He was most famous for planning one of the biggest slave rebellions in the US.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

It was a movement attempted to intimidate emancipation over all slaves to end racial segregation.

Nullification Controversy


It was a controversy during Andrew Jackson's presidency created during South Carolina's Ordinance of Nullification.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

He was a slave who freed himself his family and his friends on an confederate ship. He became a pilot a ship captain and a politician.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


It was a settlement disagreement between Kansas and Nebraska territory.

Dred Scott Decision


Dred Scott vs Sandford was a landmark decision by the U.S Supreme Court.

Election of 1860


It was the 19th quadrennial election. It was the election that started the civil was.

Port Royal


It was a battle in Port Royal which was a major victory for the union.

Total War


It was a total war between civilians in different conflicts.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

It was a war between the American states.the union army won the Civil War.

Fort Sumter


It was the the start of the civil war. They attacked the union at Fort Sumter.



It was the act of withdrawing from any organization, Union or a political party.

Creation of the Confederate States of Americ


They were the southern states in America who refused to stay in the union.

Lincoln's assassination


John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln in the head while he was watch a play.