Midterm Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

600 bc - 200 bc

The Eastern Woodland Indians lived in forests that's where they got there name. There were diversed into different groups the Iroquois and the Cherokee.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1475 - 1526

San Miguel de Gualdape was the 1st European settlement in the U.S. territory. Was found by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón.


1500 - 1800

The economic doctorine that government control of the foreign trade. It demands that the trade is balanced and makes an equal trade.

Triangle Slave Trade

1600 - 1800

The Triangle Slave Trade is within the Triangular Trade that makes a triangle of three ports. It trades Slaves to the specific ports.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

Each of the 13 colonies developed its very own system of self government. Residents of the colonies were mostly independent farmers.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

A Proprietary Colony is a colony where one or more than one individuals can retain the rights that there are today.Which is regarded as the privilege of what state.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1890

Infogo and Rice were traded amoungst the colonies also traded with other goods such as tobacco, sugar, etc.

Slave Codes

1712 - 1865

Slave Codes were codes that were given to slaves so they wouldn't run away or start a slave revolt.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1716

The Yemassee War was conflict between British settlers and Native Americans. Other tribes such a ad the Yemassee helped the the natives.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

The Stono Rebellion was a slave rebellion in the colony of South Carolina. This was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland.

Royal Colony

1752 - 1776

A Royal Colony also known as a Crown Colony was a type of colonial administration of the English.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The French and Indian war were between the French and the Infdians. This war was a part of the Seven Years War.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The Cherokee War was a Cherokee Uprising or Rebellion against the British. The Cheerokee and the British were allies at first but soon became enemies.

Sons of Liberty

1760 - 1783

The Sons of Liberty was a group of Amerian Patriots that were pre-independence North American British colonies.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The Stamp Act put taxes on legal documents, magazines, newspapers and many other types of paper used throughout the colonies. This had to be paid in British Currency.

Regulator Movement

1767 - 1771

The Regulator Movement was a North And Sourh Carolina uprising. Which citizens stood up to corrupt colonial officials.

Tea Act

1773 - 1774

The Tea Act were taxes put on tea, sugar, and etc. This taxation lead to The Boston Tea Party

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The Revolutionary War that were fighting for their independence. It was between the United Kingdom and The original 13 colonies.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 2013

The Consitution of South Carolina in 1776 that would make the State of South Carolina independent and not under control anymore.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 2013

The Declaration of Independence was a signed document that stated that the 13 colonies weren't under control by Great Britain anymore.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1787

The Articles of Confederation was an agreement amoung the 13 colonies that established the United States of America as a confederation of states and served as its first constitution.

Battle Of Camden


The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the Beitish of The American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The battle of Kings Mountain was the turning point of the Revolutionary War.

Battle of Cowpens


The Battle of Cowpens was the last battle fought in the Revolutionary War

Battle of Eutaw Springs


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


1787 - 2013

The Consitution Of The United States of America is the supreme law of America. 3 of the 1st articles establish the rules of the separate powers.

Great Compromise


The Great Compromise also known as the Connenticut Compromise was an agreement that big and small states could have part representation.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Commerce Compromise is the sharing of control over taxation. And also the regulation of commerce between the states and the central government.

3/5 Compromise


The 3/5 Compromise was a compromise between northern and southern states. That were reached during the Philadelphia convention in which 3/5 of the enumerated population of slaves would be counted for representation.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 2013

The Cotton Gin was a invention that made slaves jobs in the field cut in half but still had to work and not pick out as many seeds in the cotton they picked.

“Total War”

1800 - 1900

Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization. Also full of available resources and population.

Plantation System

1800 - 1834

Plantation Systems were made to divide the land to the different new settlers that were going to be owners of hat land.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

The Embargo Act was an act on Embargo in which merchantmen were sieved by their cargo contraband of war by the belligerent European navies.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The War of 1812 lasted for 32 months and was a conflict of military's between the United States and the British.

Abolitionist Movement

1820 - 1863

The Abolitionist Movement were Abolitionists that were uprising trying to demolish slavery. They were against slavery and wanted it to be gone.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William T. Sherman was an General for the Union Army during the American Covil War. He was recognized for his outstanding miltary starergy.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1822 - 1823

Denmark Vesey was enslaved then he purchased his freedom. The Denmark Vesey Plot was one of the largest Slave rebellions it had many activists come and help them.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

Nullification Controversy or Crisis was during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. It was created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls was enslaved during and after the Civil War He was a politician and freed himself, his crew, and family from slavery.

Dred Scott Decision


The Dred Scott Decision held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories, and that people of African descent.

Cotton Trade

1850 - 1862

Cotton was one of the most traded in the Triangular Trade. The Cotton Gin was made to help the production of Cotton being produced so it could be traded.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1861

The Kansas-Nebraska Act created the separated land of Kansas and Nebraska. Opening to new settlers it lead to the Missouri Compromise.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

Election of 1860 (Abraham Lincoln) and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.


1860 - 1861

Soon after Abraham Lincoln became president the secessionists claimed that according to the Constitution every state had the right to leave the Union. Lincoln claimed that they did not have that right

Civil War

1861 - 1865

The American Civil war was a war that lead to the 13th admendment that lead to abolish slavery

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

Ft Sumter is best known as the first shots of the American Civil War. At the 1st battle I the Covil war the Battle of Ft Sumter.

Port Royal


The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest operations of the American Civil War. The United States Navy fleeted and The United States Army were forced to capture the port royal sound

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1870

South Carolina was the 1st to secede from the Union. 6 more states seceded and and made a created the Confederate states.

Lincoln’s assassination


Lincoln was assassinated as the civil war was coming to an end. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Lincoln at the Ford Theater.