Archaeologists argue whether the EWI period ended in either 100 AD or 1600 AD. They lived in the eastern part of the US.
The triangle trade was between Europe, Africa, and America. They traded goods, spices, and slaves.
It was abandoned three months after it was founded.
Virginia was the first colony, followed by New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, and ending in Georgia.
The slave codes defined slaves as property and limited their rights and freedoms.
Certain groups appointed by the British crown that were granted rights to self-government.
New Hampshire was first to become a Royal Colony. The period ended when Rhode Island became a State. A Royal Colony is run by a royal governor appointed by the king of England.
Rice growth in SC dates back to the 1600s. Rice and indigo growth and trade came to a halt in the 1890s due to massive hurricanes that washed out the rice and indigo plains and fields.
Mercantilism was belief in the benefits of profitable trading
The Yemassee War was between the settlers of South Carolina and various Indian tribes.
The Stono Rebellion was the largest slave revolt in colonial America. It occurred near the Stono River in South Carolina.
The French and Indian War was between the English settlers and France.
Act passed by British Parliament that taxed the settlers for sugar.
The Regulator Movement was an unsuccessful uprising in NC and SC where the citizens went up against the colonial officials.
British Parliament taxed the colonists for all printed materials.
The Sons of Liberty was a group of American patriots protecting the rights of the colonists.
The tea tax set by British Parliament was ended when colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor in protest.
The Revolutionary War was fought between the Americans and the British in order to gain independence from Britain.
The Plantation System was the division of the land into smaller units under private ownership. On this land, plantation owners forced slaves to harvest and plant the crops they grew for trade and profit for the owner.
The Cherokee War was fought between the Cherokee and the English settlers.
South Carolina approved a new constitution and government four months before the Continental Congress declared independence.
The Declaration of Independence was a document that declared the nation's independence from Great Britain.
The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states and served as its first constitution until it was replaced by the US Constitution.
The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British during the Revolutionary War.
A battle between the Patriots and Loyalists during the Revolutionary War.
It was a turning point for South Carolina during the Revolutionary War starting the reconquest of the British.
Last major battle of the Revolutionary War in South Carolina.
The Commerce Compromise allowed the federal government to only tax imports.
The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states in which three-fifths of the 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.
The Great Compromise combined the New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan.
The Constitution replaced the Articles of confederation. The first ten amendments are called the Bill of Rights. The whole constitution is the law that balances America and protects it from tyranny.
The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney. It is a machine that separates cotton from its seeds. It revolutionized the cotton industry in the US.
In “Total War” there is no difference between soldiers and civilians. All are targeted equally.
The Embargo Act was enacted against Great Britain and France after they attacked American ships.
The War of 1812 was a 32 month long war between America and Britain, which resulted in no territorial changes.
William T. Sherman was a Union general in the Civil War.
The Denmark Vesey Plot was a slave rebellion led by Denmark Vesey. The plan was to free slaves and kill their owners in order to liberate Charleston. Instead, two slaves leaked the plan to the authorities, so 67 men were convicted and 35 were hanged, including Denmark Vesey
The goal of the Abolitionist Movement was to end slavery and end segregation/racism.
The Nullification Controversy took place during the presidency of Andrew Jackson where the ordinance declared the federal Tariffs were unconstitutional.
Robert Smalls was a slave who freed himself and others during the Civil War by navigating a Confederate ship out of Charleston Harbor to freedom.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.
The Dred Scott Decision declared the Supreme Court didn't have the power to prohibit slavery in federal territories.
The Election of 1860 was the 19th election where Abraham Lincoln was elected.
A Secessionist is a Southerner who wished to seceed from the Union during the Civil War.
The Civil War was fought between the Union (Northern states) and the Confederacy (Southern States) over the dispute of right of slave ownership.
The southern states of America created the confederacy in order for them to keep the rights of slave ownership.
The first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina.
One of the major battles in the Civil War was fought in Port Royal where the Union captured Port Royal.
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday in Ford's Theatre when the Civil War was drawing to a close. John Wilkes Booth was the assassin who shot the president in the middle of the play.