San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory, founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526
The Eastern Woodland Indians are Native Americans that inhabit the eastern part of the United States.
Triangular trade, or triangle trade, is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions.
a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica.
Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters.
he Thirteen Colonies were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1733 (Georgia) by a variety of interests from England and later Great Britain.
A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, remaining subject to their parent state's sanctions, retained rights that are today regarded as the privilege of the state, and in all cases eventually became so
Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country. In particular, it demands a positive balance of trade.
rice and indigo made Carolina rich, but rice and indigo plantations had to have slave labor.
The Yamasee War, the conflict between colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes including the Yamasee, Creek, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Catawba, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Yuchi, Savannah River Shawnee, Congaree, Waxhaws, Pee Dee
a colony ruled or administered by officials appointed by and responsible to the reigning sovereign of the parent state.
a slave rebellion that commenced on 9 September 1739, in the colony of South Carolina. It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution
is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War.
The war was a conflict between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.
The Sugar Act was passed in 1764, The British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things.
The role of The Regulator Movement in North Carolina in the history of the United States of America.
A stamp act is any legislation that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents.
The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.
it was a plot created by Vesey. Slaves were going to revolt against their masters.
The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.
The American Revolutionary War was also known as the American War of Independence, was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent.
The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776,
South Carolina set up its state government and constitution on March 26, 1776
The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution
The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence).
The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War
The Battle of Cowpens was a decisive victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.
The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.
the convention adopted the Great Compromise by a heart-stopping margin of one vote.
The work of many minds, the U. S. Constitution stands as a model of cooperative statesmanship and the art of compromise.
It was a compromise where 3/5 of slaves would be counted for representation purposes
The two New World cotton species account for the vast majority of modern cotton production, but the two Old World species were widely used before the 1900s
In 1794, American inventor Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin, a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton.
The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification
The Abolitionist Movement Was An Attempt To Get Slavery Abolished.
was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.
The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies which resulted in no territorial change, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence.
American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States
Robert Smalls (April 5, 1839 – February 23, 1915) was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery on May 13, 1862, by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, the CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it to freedom beyond the Federal blockade.
people made up lies about the Scotts so they would Scott's case remained a key issue in American life until the start of the Civil War.
A plantation economy is an economy which is based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few staple products grown on large farms called plantations.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 was envisioned as a compromise over slavery defending the Kansas-Nebraska Act
There were plenty of potential candidates but in the end Abraham Lincoln had emerged as the best choice.
was a government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States.
Secession (derived from the Latin term secessio) is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity
was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States and several Southern slave states
Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.
when abraham lincoln got assassanated by john wilks booth
The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.
a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population.