Midterm timeline


Eastern woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

Native Americans who lived in the eastern United States

Triangle slave trade

1440 - 1640

The second stage of the Triangular Trade the middle passage involved shipping the slaves to the America

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

First European settlement found by Lucas Vazquez

13 English colonies

1607 - 1752

James town Virginia was the first of the 13 colonies



Mercantilism is the economic

Slave Codes


Laws that gave power to all slave owners over slaves

Proprietary colony

1660 - 1690

PROPRIETARY COLONIES were grants of land in the form of a charter, or a license to rule, for individuals or groups.

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1730

First cash crops of South Carolina

Plantation System


The use of slaves on plantations in the southern states of the U.S

Royal colony

1712 - 1729

North Carolina became a separate colony

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

Was an Indian war

Stono rebellion


Slaves rebelled from owners

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The french and Indian war was an American name

Cherokee war

1764 - 1766

War between British and Indian

Sugar act

1764 - 1765

Tax on sugar

Regulation movement

1765 - 1771

Uprising between north and South Carolina

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

Tax on stamps

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1768

Rebellion grouped to fight tea act

Denmark Vesey Plot


famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States he was enslaved in the Caribbean before going to the United States

Cotton Trade

1769 - 1840

A large growth in the trade of cotton

Tea act


Tax on tea

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

War between north and south

Decloration of independence


Gives men rights if they are Americans

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


SC elects John Rutledge as president Henry Laurens as vice president and William Henry Drayton as chief justice.

Articles of Confederation


The Articles were written in the early part of the American Revolution by a committee of the Second Continental Congress of the independent thirteen sovereign states.

Kings Mountain


battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Camden


Meager battle between north and south

Battle of Eutaw Springs


Greene:138 killed 375 wounded and 41 missing.
British:85 killed 351 wounded and 257 captured and missing.

Abolitionist Movement


was a movement to end slavery by abolitionist

3/5 Compromise


The Three Fifths Compromise was between Southern and Northern states during the Philadelphia convention

Commerce Compromise


The compromise was for imports to be only allowed on imports from foreign countries and not exports from the US.

Great Compromise


delegate Roger Sherman is credited for thentwo-chambered Congress it has a Senate and a House of Representatives



Gives rules and power to the three branches of the U.S government

Embargo Act


The British cut off imported and exported goods to the U.S to try and gain power over them

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

War between the U.S and the British lasted 3 1/2 years Indians helped the British

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

was an American soldier businessman educator and author.

Nullification Controversy


crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification This ordinance by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional

Kansas-Nebraska Act


created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska making new lands for settlement allowing settlers in those territories

Dred Scott Decision


It held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories


1860 - 1861

South secedes and makes the confedrate states of America

Election of 1860


Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the union

Ft Sumter


First battle of the civil war (no deaths recorded)

Port royal


The United States took port royal one of the first land battles

Civil war

1861 - 1865

War between the confederate states of America and the union states of America

Creation of the Confederate States of America


The south ceded from the union and were fired on at fort sumpter and started war

Robert smalls


Led a small ship to freedom at the union ships

Total war

1864 - 1865

The point where Lincoln decides to go to total war

Lincoln's assassination


actor John Wilkes Booth killed Lincoln in a theater in 1865

Cotton Gin


The cotton gin was made by Eli Whitney it separates cotton frome seeds very fast compared to slaves doing it by hand