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Eastern woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

This is where the eastern Americans who lived in the eastern U.S

Mercantilism

1500 - 1700

It's was something that was controlled by the foreign trade that was important for the security of the military.

Port Royal

1518

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

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

It was when they first settle in the u.s

Abolitionist Movement

1542

was a movement to end slavery

Plantation System

1600 - 1800

A division of land into smaller units of private workshop

13 english colonies

1607 - 1733

They were 13 states owned by England.

Slave Codes

1640 - 1860

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

Proprietary Colony

1663 - 1729

It was a colony a little indepentdent that owned its own land.

Triangle trade

1699 - 1900

It was a way for 3 regions to trade their goods.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1700 - 1800

They were crops or goods traded between the southern colonies and Chesapeake.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

It was a battle between the brush and the native Americans.

Royal colony

1729 - 1775

The time when sc accepted the terms and was given royal protection.

Stono rebellion

1739

It was the upraised of the slave rebellions.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

A war of 7 years fought between British Americans and New France.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The fight was British forces in North Carolina and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian war.

Sugar Act

1764

was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

It was a direct tax from the British parliament just for the British colonies.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

It was the uprising of South Carolina and North Carolina

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

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

Tea Act

1773

It was a British parliment.

Sons of Liberty

1773

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

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies,

Battle of Eutaw springs

1775 - 1783

it was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major war in the California

Declaration of Independence

1776

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

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776

the British Parliament, claiming of late years a right to bind the North American colonies by law

Battle of Camden

1780

major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780

Tory or loyalist Americans against Whig or patriot American Revolutionaries.

Battle of Cowpens

1781

was a victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign.

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1789

It was an article written during the revolutionary war.

3/5 compromise

1783

compromise between Southern and Northern states

Nullification Controversy

1787 - 1816

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

Great Compromise

1787

It was an agreement that small and big states agreed on.

Commerce Compromise

1787

Federal goverment to tax imports but not exports.

Constitution

1788

It was a supreme law of the united states

Cotton Gin

1793 - 2013

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

Embargo Act

1807

it was general embargo by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies which didnt do no territorial change

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

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854

this act repealed the Missouri Compromise

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1860

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

Election of 1860

1860

was the 19th quadrennial presidential election

Cotton Trade

1861 - 1865

Trade with cotton within countries

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

was created by secessionists in Southern slave states who refused to remain in a nation

Civil War

1861 - 1865

a brutal, bloody, four-year conflict that left the South defeated and ended slavery

Ft Sumter

1861

a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor

Lincoln’s assassination

1865

assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln

“Total War”

1900

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

Secessionist

1990 - 2007

s the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity.