South Carolina Time Line


Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

Thwse were the native americans that lived in the eastern part of America.

Triangle Salve Trade

1500 - 1800

Europre, Africa, and America traded godds between each other.


1500 - 1700

Great Britian puta law on the colonies that said they couldn't trade with any country escept for Great Britian.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

First Spaniard to bring slaves to North America.

Royal Colony

1600 - 1776

South Carolina became a Royal Colony and was controled by Great Britian.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

13 colonies that made up the English.

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

South Carolina broke away from Great Britian and then we became a Royal Colonaly in 1729.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1775

Rice and Indago became a ca$h crop and rice was called " Carolina Gold".

Abolitionist Movement

1688 - 1830

A movement to try to stop slavery.

Connon Trade

1702 - 1706

We made had an economy based on trading cotton.

Slave Codes

1712 - 1850

They were laws restricting slaves rights.

Yamasee War

1715 - 1717

It was a conflict between the British settlers in the colony of South Carolina and Native American Indians. The Yemesse lost their power and Catawba became the dominate tribe in the area.

Stono Rebellion


Largest Save rebellion in the colony of South Carolina.

Plantation System

1750 - 1860

An economic system in which plantations made profit off of selling cash crops.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

It was Great Britian and the French fighting in the war and the British won.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

There was a conflict between the Cherokee and the British and the British was victorious in the war.

Sugar Act


Great Britian taxed us on sugar without our say, and we ended up boycotting it and the famous quote " No taxation without representation" came from the sugar act.

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1783

A group formed by American patriots, formed to protect the rights of the colonist.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

South Caolina and North Carolina raised to fight for new officials.

Stamp Act


The British taxed us on all paper goods.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

He was a slave and was famous for planning a slave rebellion.

Tea Act


The British taxed us on tea so we dressed up as Mohack indians and we dumped it in the river.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

There was a war between great Britain and The Thirteen Colonies which we had help from the French and we came out victorious.

Declaration of Independence


A statement from the constitution which made up the thirteen colonies.

Constitution of South Carolina 1776


The Provincial Congress created a new government for South Carolina.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1789

it was an agreement among the 13 colonies that established the United States of America as a confederation.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

A major victory for the British which followed the capture of Charleston.

Battle of Kings mountian

1780 - 1781

The Patriots would not let the British surrender and the Patriots beat the British.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

The patriots had too much power for the British and the Patriots had come out with the victory.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

It was the last major engagement for the south.

3/5th Compromise

1783 - 1865

It allowed every three out of every five slaves had the right to vote in the House of Representatives.



It's the supreme law of the United States which basically makes up our government which gives us freedom.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Constitution allows the federal government to tax import not export.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

It was an agreement that said every state has two senators and the House of Representatives was based on the states population.

Cottton Gin


It was an invention that made harvesting cotton easier because it cleaned out the seeds which made cleaning out cotton much quicker and the cotton gin is still being used today it's just been upgraded.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1808

The British made the United States not able to trade with other countries except for the British.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

America declared war on the British empire and there was no change in territory because the outcome was a draw.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

He was a General in the Union and was recognized for his great battle strategies.

Nullifaction Controversy

1832 - 1833

We put a high Tariff on imports from the British.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls was a slave who took his family on a boat and drove all the way to the north and freed him and his family.

Dred Scott Descision

1847 - 1857

The outcome was that black slaves couldn't become citizens.

kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1860

The land next to Missouri was split into two and was name Kansas and Nebraska.

Election of 1860


Abraham Lincoln was running for president against John C. Breckinridge and Lincoln was elected on November 6, 1860.

Creation of confederate States of America

1860 - 1865

The confederate states of America was basically all the states that made the Confederate.


1861 - 1865

The confederacy surrendered and then went back to the Union.

Battle of Ft. Sumter


The Confederate opened fire on Ft. Sumter. The north was forced to surrender even though there were no casualties.

Battle of Port Royal


Only three days after Ft. Sumter, President Lincoln commanded that the Union blockaded all of the south's ports. This action shut off the South's tactics.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

It was a war fought on American soil. The country was split into two. The Union and the Confederacy. Abraham Lincoln was the president during this time and brought the nation back together.

Total War

1864 - 1865

The North destroyed the south's food supplies which crippled the south.

Lincolns Assassination


John Wilkes Booth was the man who killed Lincoln. Major Henry Rathbone was the man who was suppose t be protecting Lincoln, the guilt that he had for Lincoln's death turned into insanity. He ended up killing his wife and himself.