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Sammee Schirmer


Eastern woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The Indians lived in the east plain Indians. Indians in the Eastern Woodland Culture lived east of the Plains Indians. At that time much of the land between the Mississippi River and the east coast was covered with forest.


1500 - 1800

Mercantilism is a mostly historical economic theory that holds the wealth of a nation can be measured by its ready supply of capital, generally held in a concrete form like gold or silver.

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1700

The triangle trade was between parts of Africa, parts of the states, and parts of Europe. It was traded for food, clothing, and some times slaves. It was very often used.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1537

it was a spanish colony that Lucas Vasquez founded. it was the frist ever European colony and is now known as United States territory

13 English colonies

1607 - 1732

The original thirteen colonies were Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia. The first on was Delaware and the last one was Georgia.

Slave Codes

1650 - 1712

Slave owners did anything that they could to keep slaves from running away. They did not want the slaves to do or learn anything that might help them. One way the owners did this was with laws called slave codes

Proprietary Colony

1663 - 1729

This is we're grants of land in the form of a charter, or a license to rule, for individuals or groups. This was very common during this time period.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

South Carolina had over 10,000 pounds of rice. They were shipping it to other country's and other colony's. they made lots of money.

Plantation System

1700 - 1860

It started when slavery started in the early 18th centrey and then when slavery ended in 1860. It was just what the slaves lived on and where the worked. It was a system usually created by there owners

Yemassee War

1715 - 1716

The Yamasee Indians were part of the Muskhogean language group. Their traditional homelands lay in present-day northern Florida and southern Georgia. The advent of the Spanish in the late 16th century forced the Yamasee to migrate north into what would become South Carolina.

Royal Colony

1732 - 1752

: a colony governed directly by the crown through a governor and council appointed by it- that s the definition of royal colony.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

After the stono rebellion there was 21 whites killed and 44 blacks were killed. It was fought over the stono river. It was a bloody battle between the slaves and there owners.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

the war was between the british colonies and the new frence. it started off small but became a big world conflict.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

the cherokee war was between british forces and north america witch also included the cherokee indians. the outcome of this war was that the cherokee won.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1765

it was an act put on the british colonies making them pay more money for sugar and things coming from other countreys. this was an act that made them very up set with there home country.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1783

it was a secret group of men that were set up to defend their rights

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

it was a North and South Carolina uprising, lasting which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

it was an act but on the british colonies, it basically made them pay more money on print materials. they made them pay more the double than what they would have to pay when they were in england. england decided to repeal this act because the americans sayed they were tird of it.

Cotton Gin

1765 - 1766

A machine that was used to separate cotton from the seeds. It was usually used by slaves

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

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

Tea Act

1773 - 1778

this was also an act put on the british colonies, this was a resalt of the dumping of the tea into the ocean to show the british what they thought about them putting all these taxes on them.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

It was a war. It was a war between Britain and the original thirteen colonies. The revoliutionary war was won by the Americans.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

The Provincial Congress of South Carolina approves a new constitution and government on this day in 1776. The legislature renames itself the General Assembly of South Carolina and elects John Rutledge as president.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1777

it was a document that staterd that all men are created equal and there should be no men treated diferently becuase of a skin tone or there race. it was basically aginist slavery.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

It was in the revolutionary war. It was between Americans and the British. Size of the armies: The British comprised 1,500 hundred regulars and 500 militia. The American army comprised 1,500 Continental troops and some 1,500 militia.

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1781

It was between the patriots and the loyalist. It was a battle in the revolutionary war. The patriots won this battle.

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1789

The original constitution which was ratified in 1781 which was replaced by the is constitution in 1789

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

It was a battle in the revolutionary war. It was battle that had lots of capturing and stealing of supplies. This battle was won by the British.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

George Washington in October had bought time, but most of South Carolina was still under British occupation. When Greene took command the southern army numbered only 2307 men to fight in this battle

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

greatest debate undertaken by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 centered on how many representatives each state should have in the new government's lawmaking branch, the U.S. Congress

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

It was a compermise between the north and the south.the constition allowed the federal goverment to tax imports but not exports.


1787 - 1788

it was a constitution that seperated the three branches of goverment.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1788

The three-fifths compromise was an agreement between Southern and Northern states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1814

It was made for American ships so they could not ship to an foran countrey. Ended after the war of 1812

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

It lasted 32 months the wars had two major causes repeated British violations of American sovereignty

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

He was an American solder. He was a general In the union army during the civil war.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

attempted to achieve immediate emancipation of all slaves and the ending of racial segregation and discrimination.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

This is the definition of nullification controversy was a major milestone in the national debate over federal versus state authority.

Robert Smalls

1838 - 1915

Was an African American who became a ship pilot, sea captain,and a position. During and also after the civil war.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

It opened new settled and lands for Nebraska and Kansas. But it was after the Missouri compromise.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

March of 1857, the United States Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, declared that all blacks -- slaves as well as free

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

It was agonist Aberham Lincoln and John c. Lincoln's victory split the union, if he didn't win the civil war maybe would have not happened

“Total War”

1861 - 1865

It was awar strategy in the civil war. Total war was destroyed everything including houses.

Port Royal

1861 - 1862

It was a battle in the civil war. It was a major battle because it was a major victory for union. It was a major battle because the y lost the ports.

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

The fort was known for the first shots of the civil war. It was a very important battle.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

I 'twas a war between north and the south. It was a war about ending slavery. It wasn't that long of a war.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

It was when the southern states sceced form the union.


1861 - 1865

A person that believes is secession

Lincoln’s assassination

1865 - 1866

Took place on Good Friday.the American revolution was coming to an end. And john booths killed hom

Cotton Trade

1912 - 2013

The cotton trade still happened today. It is used between country a across seas. This has been happening for hundreds of years.