S.S. mid term timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

Eastern Woodland Indians were made up of many tribes including Mohawks, Iroqoius, and the Susquehanna.

Triangle slave trade

1440 - 1640

Triangle slave trade is a history term indicating trade among three states.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside United States territory.

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

Thirteen Colonies were some of the colonies on the coast of North America.

Plantation system

1617 - 1619

The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system.



Mercantilism is the economic doctrine.

Proprietary colony

1660 - 1690

Proprietary colony was a colony.

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1730

Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina

Slave code

1712 - 1831

Slave codes were laws in each US state

Royal colony

1712 - 1729

North Carolina became a separate colony.

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

Yemassee war was a conflict between British settlers.

Stono rebellion


Stono rebellion was a slave rebellion that commenced on September 9, 1739.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The french and Indian war is the American name.

Sugar act

1764 - 1766

Sugar Act also known as the American Revenue Act.

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1773

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots

Stamp act


The stamp act imposed a direct tax

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

Regulator movement was a North and South Carolina uprising.

Denmark vesey plot

1767 - 1822

Was an African-Caribbean most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

the American War of Independence.

Tea act

1775 - 1783

Tea act was one of several measures imposed on the American colonists

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


The first independent government in the 13 colonies.

Declaration of Independence


The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress.

Cherokee war


Some were called passovers.

Articles of Confederation


The first constitution of 13 colonies. The declaration if independence was its replacement.

Battle of Kings Mountain


Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British

Battle of eutaw springs


Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War

Battle of cowpens


was a decisive victory by Continental army

Cotton trade

1787 - 1860

The U.S. cotton industry accounts for more than $25 billion in products.



The set of laws made for the united states. It was made at the Constitutional Convention.

Great Compromise


A debate during the constitutional convention that was about how many representatives each state should have.

Commerce Compromise


A compromise made between the north and south during the constitutional convention that said the government should control commerce.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1865

A compromise made between the north and the south which said that slaves counted as 3/5 of a person when dealing with taxes and representation.

Nullification Controversy

1787 - 1816

The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson

Embargo act


The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo

Ft Sumter

1811 - 2012

Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The War of 1812 was a 32 month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

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


1850 - 1855

Is the act of withdrawing from an organization.

Abolitionist Movement


Abolitionism, used as a single word, was a movement to end slavery

Kansas-Nebraska Act


Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

Dred Scott Decision


Was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Election of 1860


The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election.

Port royal


The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

Was a government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States and southern slave states.

Lincoln’s assassination


The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday.

Cotton gin


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

“Total War


Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population.