The Eastern Woodland Indians were the Native Americans in south east America before the Europeans
Triangle Slave Trade
1500 - 1850
The triangle trade was a trade route across the Atlantic Ocean to get slaves from Africa. They also traded suger and rum
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
Was the first settlement In what is now the United States,founded by Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón. The settlement only lasted a total of three months.
1600 - 1780
Royal colonies were established by France,England, Netherlands,Sweden, and Spain through North America. All royal colonies were directly owned by the king
13 English Colonies
1607 - 1733
The 13 colonies were the discovered first at Jamestown in 1607 and lastly Georgia in 1733 all thirteen colonies were owned by Britain.
1632 - 1729
Proprietary Colony's were owned by groups of people and not governments. All colony's in America were Royal Colonies by1729
Rice and Indigo Trade
1680 - 1790
Rice and indigo was the biggest export in South Carolina prior to the cotton gin.
1715 - 1717
The Yemassee War was a war between the southcarlolinas and native Americans over control of the colonies. The outcome of the war was the settlers had complete control of the coast.
The stono rebellion took place on September 9 1739. The slave rebellion consisted of 60 slaves who killed 20 whites before being caught by South Carolina's miltia.
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
Was a war between the France and the American colonies of Great Britain. It started for control over Ohio and thenohio river valley
1758 - 1761
The Cherokee War started because the Virginia militia attacked Moytoy then the Cherokee retaliated and the war started.
The British placed a tax on wine and sugar to try to pay off the expenses of the French and Indian war. Then leaders in the colonies started to boycott.
1765 - 1766
The stamp act was a tax on all papers products so the British could pay off the Seven Year War. The colonists didn't think this was fair because they had no voice on how much they were taxed
1765 - 1771
Was an uprising to stop the corruption with wealthy officials and tax collecting.
Son Of Liberty
1773 - 1774
The group behind the Boston tea party. A group made of angry colonists mad at Britain for their taxes.
The tea act directly lead to the Boston Tea party. The colonist boycotted the tea.
1775 - 1783
A war where the 13 colonies fought against the British for their independence. The colonies finally won in 1783,then electing George Washington as there first president.
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was a document written by Thomas Jefferson to show the colonies concerns about how king George was treating the colonies.
Articles of Confederation
later replaced. states that the the 13 colonies were an independent country from britain.
South Carolina Constitution of 1776
made SC an idependent governement from the other colonies and elected its own president and vice president.
Battle of kings mountain
Battle were colonists won. Big turning point in the south for the colonists moral.
battle of camden
A major victory for the British in the south caused British to control the south
Battle of cowpens
Major continental army victory over the British led to the patriots gaining control of South Carolina.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
1781 - 1782
Eutaq Springs was a battle against britain fought by General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army with 2000 men. there were 500 casulites in the continental army and 700 in the britsh making it the bloodiest battle of the war. this caused the britsh to retreat to charleston SC
it made proportional amount of representation in congress based on population.
when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.
made every slave count as three fifths of regular people to count as there population and representation in congress
1789 - 2013
supreme law of the united states. reatified by eleven states.
1790 - 1860
created great wealth for plantations in the south because it was farmed by slaves
seperated bits and seed from cotton wich was ussauly done by hand. made by Eli Whitney
1800 - 1864
a movement to end slavery.
1800 - 1864
large farms, employing twenty or more slaves produced staple crops including mostly cotton for foreign markets.
1807 - 1809
made it so no ship could head to a foreign port. later canceled at the end of jeffersons presidency.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
32 month battle witch ended in neither side gaining any land fought between britain and America.
William T. Sherman
1820 - 1891
served as general in the union army was responsible for creating total war on the CSA.
made kansas and nebraska there own territories. created a riots to see if slavery was to be allowed there.
Denmark Vesey Plot
planned won of the bigget slave uprising in history would of included over 1000 slaves escaping was arrested before it took place led to slave codes.
got rid of all tarrifs during andrew jacksons presidancy.
1833 - 1864
defined the rights of slaves and there punishments if the did something wrong. got strictor with more uprisings
1839 - 1915
escaped the CSA by steering a CSA gunboat through the union blockade to escape slavery. later served in the union army
Dred Scott Decision
made african americans property and the governemnt could not decide what territories were slave free.
1860 - 1864
started when the CSA fired upon fort sumter causing the union to surrender. eventualy the union won.
Creation of the Confederate States of America
1860 - 1864
created when abraham lincoln was elected as president the south thought he was going to end slavery so they sececded starting with south carolina.
Election of 1860
started the civil war when Abrham lincoln was elected president the south seceded
fought in november 1861 when the union took control over the forts in port roayal sound. the unioun won and kept the forts for the rest of the war.
the first battle of the civil war. ended with no casulities.
a path of total destruction in the south trying to break the CSA moral in the war.
occured april 14, 1865 just 5 days after the war ended killed by actor John Wilkes Booth