South Carolina History Mid-Term


San Miguel De Gualdape

1526 - 1527

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

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

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

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.

Sons of Liberty


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.

The Battle of Cowpens


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 - 1888

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

Commerce Compromise


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.

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.

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