U.S. history


Eastern woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

These were native Americans that lived in United States.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

West Africa, Caribbean or American where the three major points.


1500 - 1800

It advocated that a nation should export more than it imported and accumulate bullion especially gold to make up the difference.

Port Royal

1518 - 1692

Port Royal was a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1525 - 1646

The initial European exploration of Georgia found Florida. They were searching in the Mexico seas.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

Virginia/Jamestown: 1607
Massachusetts: 1620
New Hampshire: 1623
Maryland: 1632-1634
Connecticut: 1635
Rhode Island: 1636
Delaware: 1638
North Carolina: 1653
South Carolina: 1653
New York: 1664
New Jersey: 1664
Pennsylvania: 1682
Georgia: 1732

Proprietary Colony

1632 - 1720

A proprietary colony is a colony overseen by private individuals who are provided with the same powers normally reserved for the government.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

By the early 18th century, with the slave system established on a large scale, rice became a major export crop of the region.

Plantation System

1700 - 1800

Crops grown on these plantations such as tobacco, rice, sugar cane and cotton were labour intensive.

Slave Codes


Slave codes were laws for them.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

Conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes.

Stono Rebellion


From there the slaves moved southward from one plantation to another slaughtering whites and burning houses as they went.

Royal Colony

1752 - 1776

These Royal were controlled by the king who named a governor to each colony and a council to assist him.

Stamp Act

1754 - 1766

Stamp Act 1765, revenue law passed by the British Parliament during the ministry of George Grenville.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France with both sides supported by army units from their parent countries of Great Britain and France.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The war was fought between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.

Sugar Act

1763 - 1776

In 1764 Parliament passed the Sugar Ac with the goal of raising 100,000 lbs an amount equal to 1/5 of the military expenses in north america.

Regulator Movement

1764 - 1771

Right before battle James Hunter was asked to lead a band of nearly 2,000 men some unarmed and many confused against Governor William Tryon’s well organized militia force of nearly 1,000.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1776

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of american patriots that originated in the pre independence north american british colonies.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.

Tea Act

1773 - 1774

In 1770 Lord North had keep four of the five Townshend Duties, keeping only the tax on tea.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies, but grew into a world war between Britain on one side and U.S., France, Netherlands and Spain on the other.

Declaration of Independence


Passed by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most peacful symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1781

It 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 Congress of South Carolina approves a new constitution and government.

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1780 12:00

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

1780 - 1780 12:00

When faced by the British regulars the militia fled and General Horatio Gates fled as well.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1781 12:00

The Battle of Cowpens was a victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1781 12:00

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

Nullification Controversy

1787 - 1816

By the late 1820's, the north was becoming increasingly industrialized, and the south was remaining predominately agricultural.

Great Compromise


It was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787.



The Federal Convention convened in the State House in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787, to revise the Articles of Confederation.

3/5 Compromise


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached.

Commerce Compromise


The South’s agricultural interests and reliance on slavery led to conflict with the Northern states.

Cotton Gin


It made picking seed out of cotton easier for slaves.

Cotton Trade

1800 - 1860

Cotton was sent all over the world mostly Europe.

Embargo Act


The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France.

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

He was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author.

Ft Sumter

1829 - 1861

Named after General Thomas Sumter, Revolutionary War hero, Fort Sumter was built following the War of 1812.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The goal of the abolitionist movement ended segregation.

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.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1860

The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1868

The Dred Scott Decision, was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.


1860 - 1861

Mainstream political theory largely ignored theories of secession until the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Election of 1860


Lincoln was elected president on 1860 election.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

The American Civil War, also known as the War between the States or simply the Civil War.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

The Confederate States of America (CSA), also known as the Confederacy, was a government.

Lincoln’s assassination


On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth, fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln.

“Total War"

1935 - 1940

In the mid-19th century, "total war" was identified by scholars as a separate class of warfare.

The end

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