The native Americans who lived in the southeastern portion of the United States before the Europeans came
Triangular trade that carried crops, slaves and manufactured goods between African, Caribbean, or American colonies and Europe.
Belief that the government should control foreign trade to ensure military security. Tariffs are a common feature of this belief.
The first European settlement in the United States founded by Lucas Vásquez de Allyón. It only lasted for the 3 winter months. It was then abandoned.
A colony governed by the crown through representatives selected by it.
The original English colonies on the Atlantic Ocean formed for a multitude of purposes such as religious freedom or money.
A colony given to a proprietor to supervise and develop.
European settlers started growing crops like cotton and rice. Slaves picked the crops so they could be sold for a profit.
The large amount of slaves made growing rice and indigo profitable. The Tidal swamps of South Carolina were well suited for rice.
A set of rules that stated how Slaves were to be treated and what freedoms they had or did not have.
A war against the colonists of South Carolina and the local Native American tribes, including the yemassee and the Cherokee.
A slave rebellion that took place in South Carolina led by Jemmy. It was the largest uprising before the Revolutionary War.
The war fought between Britain against the French and native Americans.
War between the British and the Cherokee native Americans. Both parties used to be allies, but were suspicious of each other and fought.
This act lowered the tax on molasses and imposed a tax on many other foreign goods, such as coffee and wines.
The sons of liberty was an organization established to resist British rule and laws. They were responsible for the Boston Tea Party.
North and South Carolinians fought against corrupt officials
This act placed a tax on many printed materials such as magazines and newspapers.
This act allowed the east India company to ship tea to the colonies and sell it, with tax. This would hurt colonial businesses.
The war between America and Britain for independence
South Carolina adopts a state constitution and becomes an independent government
The document that announced the freedom of the United States from Britain.
Fought between the loyalists and the patriots. British won and were close to taking control of SC
Loyalists vs. Patriots. Americans won. Turning point in the war.
Document that defines the government. before constitution
British loyalists vs. patriots. Americans won. Lord Cornwallis left SC and did not threaten them again.
Last major battle in SC
Agreement between north and south to count each slave as 3/5 of a person for representational purposes
An agreement made by the delegates at the Constitutional Convention that the government would have a bicameral congress, consisting of the senate with equal representation and the House of Representatives with population based representation.
Document that defines the government as having a separation of power into 3 branches. The main law of the US
An agreement between the south and the north to tax imports, but not exports.
A machine made by Eli Whitney to quickly and easily remove seeds from cotton. This device led to the wide institutionalization of slavery.
A law that forbid any exports to foreign countries and any foreig imports.
US declared war on Britain because it was harassing US ships. Nobody won this war.
A union general. Used the Total war strategy.
A plot to get slaves to revolt against their masters. The information was leaked and Denmark Vesey was hung.
the purpose was to abolish slavery and the discrimination of Africans
Andrew Jackson wanted to impose a tariff on the states, but the claimed they had a right to nullify a law and they did not follow it.
A slave who freed himself and his family by commandeering a Confederate ship and turning it over to the Union. He became a ship captain and a politician and supported public education.
A military tactic which involves completely destroying everything in order to demoralize people.
A bill in which the territories of Kansas and Nebraska were estalished
This decision concluded that the federal government could not regulate slavery in territories and that slaves were not protected by the Constitution.
Abraham Lincoln was elected into office.
Many Southern States seceded from the US including SC, GA and others
A war tactic that involves completely destroying enemy land and supplies to demoralize the people
Person who supported leaving the Union.
The war between the Northern U.S. and southern U.S.
Fort in SC. The battle took place soon after SC departed from the union.
One of the first amphibious operations of the Civil War. This battle took place in the port royal sound in SC.
Lincoln was killed by John Wilkes Booth in the Ford's Theatre.