South Carolina mid-term


Eastern woodland Indians

800 b.c - 800 a.d

They lived in Ohio. Their societies were covered into classes. They grew many crops such as tobacco and they sew their own clothing.

Cotton trade

1400 a.d - 14001 a.d

important commodity throughout the world.

Port royal

1518 - 1519

Was founded in Jamaica we traded with them

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

Was the first European settlement inside was is now a United States Territory

Triangle Slave Trade

1600 - 1900

When USA Europe and Africa traded raw materials, finished products and slaves

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1732

They started the English settlements and finished with the 13 colonies in 1750


1637 - 1638

Mercantilism was a cause of frequent European wars in that time and motivated colonial expansion.

Slave codes

1650 - 1833

were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners absolute power over the African slaves.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

A proprietary colony is a colony owned by more than one owner

Royal colony

1712 - 1729

It was a colony. Farms go bigger and land owners kept expanding

Yemasse war

1715 - 1717

A war between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and many Native American Indian tribes

Stono rebellion

September 9 1739 - 1740

It was a Slave rebellion

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The war took place in America. British took the victory, to the treaty of Paris.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The war was between British, North America, and the Cherokee Indians. The British won the war

Rice and Indigo trade

1763 - 1783

The growing of rice and indigo in South Carolina made them rich. Britain and other colonies had a trade for their rice and indigo.

Sugar act

1764 - 1765

The Sugar Act was passed in 1764. The British put tax on sugar, wine and other things. They did this because they wanted more money.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

It was a North and South Carolina uprising. Involving citizens taking armed forces

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1766

The Sons of Liberty was a group of consisting of America patriots that originated in the per-independence North Ameican Birtsih Colonies. They are best known for undertaking the Boston Tea party in 1773.

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

It was a rebllion act because taxes were raised too high for taxes. So people stopped buying stamps and coffee and other things.

Denmark vessey plot

1767 - 1822

Was planning to start a huge slave rebellion.

Tea act

May 10, 1773 - 1774

Citizens stoped buying tea because of how expensive taxes of tea were rising.

Declaration of Independance

1775 - 1783

When the congress wanted to make everyone have there own rights

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

This was the American War of Independence.

South Carolina constitution of 1776

1776 - 1895

it describes the structure and function of the state’s government in SC.

Articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

Was an agreement between the three confederal states

Battle of Camden

January 1780 - May 1781

It took place in South Carolina. It was a battle between the British and South Carolina. British had victory

Battle of Kings Mountain

October 1, 1780 - 1781

battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

battle of the American Revolutionary War the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas. It was fought during the Aerican Revolution. Fought between American and British troops. Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot and Alexander Stewart were the commanders.

The Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

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. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.

Abolitionist Movement

1783 - 1788

It was a movement to end the slave trade and emancipate slaves in Western Europe and the Americans.

3/5 Compromise

1785 - 1786

was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention of 1787

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

Northern wanted the government to be able to impose tariffs on goods in order to protects against foreigner competition. Southern states feared that’s tariffs in their goods would hurt the trade upon which they heavily relied.


1787 - 1791

The supreme Law of the United States

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

That all states would come together and be under one union

cotton gin

1793 - 1794

Eli Whitney made an evention on how to pick cotton easier

Dred Scott decision

1795 - 1800

He was an African American man. He was an abolitionist trying to get freedom for him and his family

Embargo act

1807 - 1808

America wasn't aloud to trade with European countries

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

It was a 32 month conflict between the British empire and the united states & their allies.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

He was an American soldier served in the union army

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

It is suspension by the state federal law within the states borders

Robert smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls 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 and 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.

Kansas-Nebraska act

1854 - 1855

created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement,

Plantation System

1860 - 1861

It was resulting in crop trades and market sales and mainly used plantation crops included cotton, rubber, sugar cane, tobacco, figs, rice, kapok, sisal and indigo.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

was the 19th presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860 and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War

Civil war

1861 - 1865

Was also known as "a war between the states" between the united states or southern civil states

The Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

The creation of the confederate states of American also known as the Confederacy, 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


1861 - 1865

A person who secedes or claims secession

Fort Sumter

April 12 1861 - April 14 1862

It was a huge battle in charelstons harbor.

Lincoln's assasination

1865 - 1866

Lincoln was in a theater while someone sneaked up on him and assassinated him

Total war

1935 - 1936

Is a war between some of the citizens everyone was mad at eachother