Were the Native Americans that lived in Pre-Colonial America. Eventually adopted different cultures and time passed, and technology advanced.
Was the economic policy that the government controlled trade with other countries in order to maintain military security of their country.
Transatlantic trade between America, Europe, and Africa. Traded slaves, manufactured goods, and cash crops.
First European settlement in US territory. Colony failed after only lasting 3 months due to a severe winter, little food or supplies, disease, and troubles with the Native Americans.
The colonies that originally belonged to Great Britain. Eventually became the United States of America. They were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.
It was a type of colony where a landlord was the head of the colony. Eventually, South Carolina became a Royal colony instead.
A Royal Colony is a colony with a governor appointed by the British Parliment. South Carolina evemtually became a Royal Colony.
Was the main two cash crops for South Carolina before cotton began to take off.
Laws made specifically for slaves that destroyed many of their rights, and forced them to do their master's bidding.
A conflict between the British settlers of South Carolina, and various Native American tribes. The South Carolina colonist eventually established uncontested control of the coasts.
A type of business which involved Americans using slaves to farm and produce cash crops, and sell them for money.
One of the largest slave revolts in SC history. Led by Jemmy, the slaves killed nearly 25 whites before being executed by the militia.
A war between the colonies of British America, and New France. Both sides received help from their parent countries, Great Britian and France.
The war was a conflict between American colonists, and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.
The trade of cotton, and using its fibers to create many different materials. It took off with slavery.
A tax by the Parliament on all sugar goods.
A group of American patriots that was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to protest against the taxes set by the British parliament.
It was a South and North Carolina uprising between the colonists, and British colonial officials.
Tax passed by British parliament. Meant that all printed goods needed to have a stamp for them to be legal. This included paper, newspaper, playing cards, magazines, etc.
A tax imposed by the British parliament on all tea products. It intended to get the British East India Company back in business.
The was fought between the United States and Great Britain that determined America's independence from Britain.
The Constitution that SC made to create their own laws.
The document that declared Indepence from Britain, as America declared itself it's own country.
Was the original constitution of the United States. It was eventually replaced by the U.S. Constitution in 1789.
It was a battle in the Revolutionary War, and was a decisive victory for the British. It took place in Camden, SC.
It was a decisive battle between Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Revolutionary War. The Patriot militia defeated the Loyalist milita.
It was a decisive victory by the continental army against the British in the Revolutionary War. It is considered the turning point in the reconquest of SC from the British.
It was the last major battle in the south of the Revolutionary War. The Americans defeated the British.
It was a compromise the US reached in 1787, that helped create the legislative structure and how each state would be represented under the US Constitution.
Allowed the federal government to tax imports but not exports. It was established during the Constitutional Convention.
A compromise made by the North and the South, that they would only count 3/5 of all slaves towards the total population.
The document that contains all laws of the US. It is the supreme law of the US.
A machine that was invented by Eli Whitney that separated the cotton fibers from its seeds. It was much more efficient that doing it by hand, and increased slavery in the 1800s.
An act passed by the US against Great Britain that forbidded all trade with the country. It was one of the instigators of the War of 1812.
It was a war between the US and Great Britain that resolved many issues that resolved many remaining issues from the Revolutionary War.
A Union general during the Civil War who received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy.
An unsuccessful slave rebellion led by Denmark Vesey to temporarily liberate the city of Charleston.
A crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson that declared that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore, needed to be nullified.
A movement by abolitionists to try to free slaves and end slavery forever.
It created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Act, by allowing them to decide whether they would support slavery or not.
A decision by the Supreme Court that said that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in territories, and that black people weren't protected by the US Constitution, whether they were slaves or free.
Somebody who withdrew from the Unoted States of America. South Carolina was the very first state to secede to the Confederacy.
The 19th US election in which Abraham Lincoln beat John C. Breckinridge to become the President of the United States. It served as the main cause for South Carolina seceding, and the main cause of the Civil War.
A government set up by the Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States. The states eventually returned after they lost the Civil War.
The very first battle of the Civil War in which the Union bombarded Fort Sumter until it eventually surrendered.
A civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the Union and the Southern slave states who declared their secession to become the Confederacy.
One of the earliest amphibious operations in the Civil War in which the Union Navy Fleet captured Port Royal Sound.
An enslaved African American who is most famous for taking his Confederate ship, the CSS Planter, and sailing his family to freedom, past the federal blockade and into Union territory during the Civil War.
A war strategy implemented by General William T. Sherman during his march to the sea. He destroyed military targets as well as industry, infrastructure, and civilian property, that eventually demoralized the South.
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre while going there to watch a play.