Midterm timeline


Eastern woodland indians

1000 - 1400

These were the nave who live in the eastern United States


1500 - 1800

Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade

San Miguel de gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now the United States

Port royal


Port royal takse it's name from the adjacent port royal sound

Triangle slave trade

1600 - 1900

The first leg of triangle was from a European port to Africa

13 English colonies

1607 - 1732

The thirteen colonies were british colonies in North America

Proprietary colony

1632 - 1685

The proprietary colony in which one or moire individuals

Rice and Indigo trade

1680 - 1730

They were the first cash crops

Yemassee war

1717 - 1745

They killed hundreds of colonists and destroyed many settlements

Royal Colony

1729 - 1760

American colonies evaporated and became the independent nation of the United States of America in 1783.

Stono rebellion


One of the earliest known organized rebellions in the present United States

French and India war

1754 - 1763

The amercia the seven years wars

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War

Regulator Movement

1755 - 1760

War of Regulation stem from a drastic population increase in North and South Carolina during the 1760s

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

Anglo-European perspective as: the Cherokee War, the Cherokee Uprising, or the Cherokee Rebellion

Sugar Act


An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies

Sons of Liberty


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

Stamp Act


An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

The War of the Regulation (or the Regulator Movement) was a North and South Carolina uprising.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

Denmark Vesey originally Telemaque, (1767? – July 2, 1822) was an African-Caribbean most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States

Tea Act


An act to allow a drawback of the duties of customs on the exportation of tea to any of his Majesty's colonies or plantations in America.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The war was the result of the political American Revolution. Colonists galvanized around the position that the Stamp Act of 1765, imposed by Parliament of Great Britain, was unconstitutional

Declaration of Independence


When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1777

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.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


The Provincial Congress of South Carolina approves a new constitution and government on this day in 1776.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Camden


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 Eutaw Springs


The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

Battle of Cowpens


The Battle of Cowpens (January 17, 1781) was a decisive victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.

Commerce Compromise


Northerners wanted tariffs to protect their industries from foreign competition.



The Federal Convention convened in the State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787

Great Compromise


The Connecticut Compromise (also known as the Great Compromise of 1787 or Sherman's Compromise) was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution

3/5 Compromise


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

1793 - 1794

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, a job that otherwise must be performed painstakingly by hand

Dred Scott Decision

1795 - 1858

Dred Scott (1795 – September 17, 1858), was an African-American slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as "the Dred Scott Decision.

Nullification Controversy

1800 - 1817

Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification

Plantation System


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.

war of 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

William t Sherman

1820 - 1891

He served as a general

Ft Sumter

1829 - 1861

Fort sumter is a third system masonry sea fort located in charleston harbor

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The goal of the abolitionist movement was the immediate emancipation of all slaves and the end of racial discrimination and segregation.

Robet smalls

1839 - 1915

Was enslaved African American

Kansas-Nebraska Act


The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement,


1860 - 1861

Secession in the United States typically refers to states secession

Election of 1860


The democrats met in charleston south Caroline in April 1860

Civil war

1861 - 1865

The America civil war also known as the war between the states

Creation of the confederate states of America

1861 - 1865

Confederacy was a government set up from 1861 to 1865

Lincoln assassination


The assassintion of united sates president Abraham Lincoln took place on good friday

Cotton Trade


Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium

Slave Codes


Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters

Total war


In the mid -19 century total war