Midterm Timeline

Midterm Timeline

Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

These were Native Americans who lived in the Eastern United States.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement.


1558 - 1603

Mercantilism moved goods like Raw materials.

13 English colonies

1607 - 1763

Great Britain controlled the 13 colonies.

Royal Colony

1624 - 1775

The Royal Colonies had a representative assembly that was elected by the people.

Triangle Slave Trade

1650 - 1900

Manufactured goods like tobacco, beads, metal, goods, and guns.

Proprietary Colony


A proprietary colony was a colony with land owners remaining to their parent state.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

Rice planting and Indigo trade was grown by slaves.

Plantation System

1700 - 1800

A plantation System was an agricultural mass production.

Slaves Codes

1705 - 1800

These codes gave slave-owners absolute power over African slaves.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1728

It was a conflict between Indians, Yamasee,, and British colonists.

Stono Rebellion


The Stono Rebbellion was a slave Rebbellion.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

It was a war bettween North Amercan , France and Great Britian.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

There was a problem between American colonists, and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

A tax by the Parliament on all sugar goods threw the states around the world.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

All printed goods needed to have a stamp for them to be legal. This included paper, newspaper, playing cards,magazines ect.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

South and North Carolina tried to effect governmental changes.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1784

Sons of Liberty was to protect the rights of the colonists and to protest against the taxes set by the British parliament.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

The Tea Act, passed by Parliament to Boston.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1775 - 1783

Battle of Eutaw Springs was know as " The Bloody Victory."

Battle of Cowpens

1775 - 1783

The Battle of Cowpens was fought during the American Revolution.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The was fought between the United States and Great Britain that determined America’s independence from Britain.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

All political power is vested in and derived from the people only.

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776 - July 5, 1776

It was a document declaring to the U.S there Independence.

Articles of Confederation


The original constitution of the U. S.

Battle of Camden

August 16, 1780 - August 17, 1780

It was a battle in the Revolutionary War, and was a decisive victory for the British.

Battle of Kings Mountain

October 7, 1780 - October 8, 1780

It was a decisive battle between Patriot and Loyalist



The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not export.

3/5 Compromise


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states.

Great Compromise


Was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention.

Cotton Gin


It was a machine that Eli Whitney invented to pull seeds and and dirt from coot in balls. It was very popular in the south.

Cotton Trade

1800 - 1860

The cotton industry was one of the world’s largest industries, and most of the world supply of cotton came from the American South.

Embargo Act


The Embargo Act of 1807 was enacted by the United States Congress, against Britain and France.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

A problem between US and UK.

William Tecumseh Sherman

02/08/1820 - 02/14/1891

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author

Denmark Vesey Plot


It was a plot created by Denmark Vesey, word got out about it and the plot failed.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

They wanted all African Americans to have equal rights as Whites.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

The states didn't want to pay the protective tariff that president Andrew Jackson wanted.

Robert Smalls

04/05/1839 - 02/23/1915

Robert Smalls is best known for being a slave who became a politician, serving in both the South Carolina legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1867

Kansas-Nebraska Act was a bill that became law.

Dred Scott Decision


Scott though he should be freed, he never got his freedom.

Election of 1860


The Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina,and seceded from the Union.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union.

Total War

1861 - 1865

Sherman wanted to attack the civilian “infrastructure” that supported the Confederate armies in the field.


1861 - 1865

Secessionist is a term used to label the Southerners who wanted to leave the Union.

Ft Sumter

04/12/1861 - 04/14/1861

Was designed as a part of a defense system for Charleston harbor.

Civil War

04/12/1861 - 05/09/1865

The American Civil War was fought between the North (Union states) and the South (Confederate states).

Port Royal


Confederates fought on through the morning and into the afternoon.

Lincoln’s assassination


The assassination was planned by John Wilkes Booth.