South Carolina midterm


Eastern woodland Indians

600 bc - 200 bc

The woodland indians lived in the northeaster part of the United States.

San Miguel de Guadape

1475 - 1526

Was the first European settlement in the united states


1500 - 1800

Was the main economic system during the 1600 to 1800

Port Royal


A plantation in Hilton Head South Carolina.

13 English colonies

1585 - 1732

This was the first pernament settlement in north america

Triangle slave trade

1600 - 1800

Was a trade system they used to trade slaves and other goods

Propiertary colony

1663 - 1729

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 2013

Rice and indigo was grown in South Carolina

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

Was a war between the British and the yemassee tribe

Royal colony

1719 - 1776

Is a colony ruled by one person

Stono rebellion

1739 - 1740

Slave Codes

1740 - 1865

Were laws that only effected slaves.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

The war was fought between the Cherokee and south carolina

sons of liberty

1760 - 1766

The sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.

sugar act

1764 - 1765

when the British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

stamp act

1765 - 1766

A stamp act is any legislation that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents.

tea act

1773 - 1774

was an act that gave a monopoly on tea sales.


1775 - 1787

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

revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

was also known as the American War of Independence.

decleration of independince


Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1778

South Carolina Constitution is in the state's historical treasures preserved at the Department of Archives.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

Battle of kings mountain

1780 - 1781

Turning point of the warin the south

battle of camden

1780 - 1781

Battle of Camden was fought during the American Revolution.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

battle of cowpens

1781 - 1782

The battle of copens was a victory by army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

TheGreat Compromise was an agreement made so that the American government would have two houses.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1808

Cotton Gin

1798 - 1865

Started the civial war.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

Embargo Act was a embargo made a law by the United States.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

Treaty of Ghent ended the war.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William T. Sherman was a Union general who fought in the civial war.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1822 - 1823

A plot were the slaves were going to revolt against thier masters but the group failed.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

It was an attempt to end slavery.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis when Andrew Jackson was presidant.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls was a enslaved African American that during the civial war became a piolet.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

Created the terrirories of both Kansas and Nebraska.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

That all African Americans were not protected by the supreme court.

Election of 1860


The election of 1860 is when Abraham Lincon was elected.



Is when someone leaves an orginization.

Ft Sumter


Is a big fort in Charleston.

Creation of the Confederate States of America


When America split up into the confederate and the union.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A war that ended slavery.

3/5 Compromise

1861 - 1865

3/5 comprimise ended slavery

Cotton Trade


When people started to trade thier cotton.

lincons assasination

1865 - 1866

Lincon was assasinated in the fords theater when he was watching the play "Our American Cousins."

Plantation System


The dividing of the land into smaller unites became known as the plantation system.

“Total War”

1915 - 1918

A war after the civial war.