South Carolina History


Eastern Woodlands Indians

800 bc - 800 ad

They lived in Ohio and Mississippi River valleys. They were deer hunters and farmers.

Triangle Slave Trade

1440 - 1640

The triangle slave trade was a transporting idea for inpouring and exporting goods. The traded slaves, food, tobacco, cotton, etc

San Miguel de Guadalupe

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Guadalupe was discovered by Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón.
Black slaves revolted against Spanish settlers.


1600 - 1800

It demands a positive balance of trade. High tariffs especially on manufactured goods are an almost universal feature of mercantilist policy.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1600 - 1800

Rice planting was extremely profitable. Rice became a major export crop in the region.

Proprietary Colony

1600 - 1800

A colony given to a proprietor to govern in the 17 century. proprietors were people who had full governing rights.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1732

The 13 colonies was governed by the British until the revolutionary war. The British did not fight for Canada.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

In 1715 the yemassee formed a confederation with other tribes. The war change the regions economy

Royal Colony

1729 - 1740

A Royal Colony is a colony ruled by a person responsible of the parent state.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1831

There were around 20 slaves decided to meet in a spot near the Stono river. They walked through the streets holding signs saying liberty and beating drums.

French and Indian war

1756 - 1763

It was called the sevens years war. Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Sweden were involved in this war.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

It consisted of three campaigns from South Carolina against the Cherokee Indian nations. There was a saying that said" war with those in the red coats."

Regulator Movement

1764 - 1771

Most of the regulators came from the sons of liberty. They would make petitions and anything to help there cause.

Sugar trade

1764 - 1765

The sugar act was passed in 1764. The people were very upset with the sugar act.

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

The put taxes on paper and other good material. George Grenville rose in Parliament to offer the fifty-five resolutions of his Stamp.

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1767

The sons of liberty were shopkeepers and artisans who called themselves The Loyal Nine, began preparing for agitation against the Stamp Act. When they grew bigger the became known as the sons of liberty.

Tea act

1773 - 1774

The tea act was passed in 1773. would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

It ended with the Treaty of Paris. The British surrendered at Yorktown.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1777

It was signed on July 4, 1776. we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor was one of the sayings.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1790

It was the British and the Germans against the Americans. The British won.