Midterm stuff


Eastern woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

The eastern woodland Indians were the native Americans that lived in the south eastern parts of the us before the Europeans came.


1400 - 1700

Mercantilism is the economic belief that trade is better for the security country.

The triangular slave trade

1500 - 1800

Ships went in a triangle, hence the name, around various ports to trade Slaves and goods. This method proved very effective.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was a territory that got abandoned soon after its revealing, by the Europeans.many tragedies had occurred over the 3 months it had lasted.

13 english colonies

1607 - 1782

Formed along the east coast, the original 13 colonies consisted of: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. They were cated by various settlers from England, searching for a new life.

Proprietary states


A proprietary state is a privileged state that has the abilities to propose their own laws.

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1890

The rice and indigo trade was trade between rice and indigo for many years.

Plantation system

1700 - 1863

A plantation system is a ranking system of various ranks in which slaves are ranked.

Slave codes


The slave codes made sure that slaves would behave, and if not had the rig to be punished under law

Yamasee war

1715 - 1717

Was a conflict between various native tribes and English settlers. In the years it lasted, many settlers were killed.

Royal colony

1729 - 1776

A Colony ruled by several officials.

Tea act


An act created by the British parliament in order to law down unfair prices on American tea

Sons of liberty


The sons of liberty was a group of American patriots that had fought for American independence before the independence had actually happened.

The stone rebellion

1739 - 1740

The stone rebellion was a rebellion in which 20+ Africans had went on a rebellion, hoping to get their point across, and alerted many local authorities.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

This was a period in which Britain, America, the French, and many of the Indians fought. The result was British victory

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

The Cherokee was a war fought between the Cherokee Indians and Great Britain.the result was British victory and the gain of land for the British

The sugar act


The sugar act is when Britain taxed Americans for the sale and trade of sugar.

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

This was a tax on the use and sales of stamps, increasing British revenue.


1766 - 1771

A north and South Carolina conflict where citizens created an uprising against corrupt colonial officials

The revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

The revolutionary war was a war fought between the Americans and British for American independance

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


In this creation of a consitutuion, a law was created at you would have to have a significant amount of property to vote, and even more to be a politician.

Deceleration of independence


The decoration of independence was a law that had declared us and independent nation

articles of confederation


This was a proposal that supported a much stronger national goverment, but less power to the people, so in a matter of time it got ratified. Who saw that coming?

The battle of Camden


This battle was one of the major victories for the British. This battle took place in Camden, South Carolina, right here in our state!

The battle of kings mountain


This battle also took place in South Carolina, but this time the patriots won! A local militia had heard that there was an on coming British attack, so they did all they could to try and stop them!

The battle of Cowpens


With over 1000 people killed or missing on the British side, this battle was a major victory for the patriots! Once again, this battle took place in South Carolina at Cowpens.

The battle of Eutaw Springs


Again, this battle took place in South Carolina. It's locationis kind of obvious. Anyways, this was a major kickstart to the war of the Carolina's, as one of the goals of this battle was to get rid of British control in South Carolina



The United States constitution is the enforcement of basic rights, on which we were founded upon

The US constitution


The constitution allowed more power to the central goverment, all the while keeping people the same.

Commerce compromise


This compromise enable tax on slaves, and caused import taxes.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1865

This act counted slaves as only 3/5ths of a person in order.

Cotton trade


Cotton tradenisnthebtrade of cotton (duh!). Back in the 19th century, is was very popular America.

Denmark Vesey plot


Denmark wanted to start a rebellion that would make the south bend down on their knees and beg for help. Unfortunately,The plot didn't work.

Port royal


Port royal is a place in South Carolina where many ships had come and left to export and import goods.

Nullification controversy

1800 - 1900

This controversy took place in South Carolina, and was basically just a raising of tax, and also less exports going to Britain.

The embargo act

1807 - 1813

The embargo act stated that American ships could not land and export goods to forgiegn ports.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The war of 1812 was a war that lasted 35 months,but is not very noticed because the victory was indecisive

William T Serman

1820 - 1891

William T Sherman was a very busy businessman, all the while keeping up with his other tasks of being an educator and an author.He is also a very well known commander during the civil war.

Abolitionist movement

1830 - 1870

Many Americans during the 1800s believed that having Slaves were wrong, and started to go against people who owned slaves,hoping they would free their slaves.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert smells was an abolishionist who was enslaved, but managed to take over his slave ship and port in the USA. From there he became a very successful political figure.

Kansas-Nebraska act


This act enabled slaves to be able to go to different states, and be counted as property of their master.

Dread Scott decision


The Dred Scott decision decided that the goverment had no power over how slaves shall be treated in certain territories.

Total war


The plan of total war is to be ruthless, and leave no man left alive on the other side. This plan is very brutal,and is not necessary.



Sessionists are people who believe that that one sum of land shall suceed from the other sum of land, and declare it's self a country.

Civil war

1860 - 1867

The civil war was a very bloody war between the north and south, in which many people died.

The presidential election of 1860

1860 - 1864

In this election, president Lincoln was appointed president of the United States, and John C. Was declared president of the CSA

Ft Sumter


In 1861 the south launched their first attack, which was a 24 hour bombardment on fort Sumter. It still stands till this day.

Creation of the confederate states of America

1861 - 1865

The CSA was created by sessionists that had decided that they had had enough, and wanted their own laws and policies.

Lincoln's assassination


On the way to a play, Lincoln's wife had been very skeptic about going. She had a bad feeling, but Lincoln said to "worry-not".During this play, Lincoln had got shot by John Wilkes Booth, who had been an almost famous figure at the time.

Cotton gin


Made by Eli Whitney, this invention was supposed to help the salves pick cotton, but itnturnednout it only made the owners wealthier, while slaves worked even longer.