Mid-term interactive timeline


Eastern woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

The eastern woodland indians were the native Americans who lived in the south eastern portion of the United States before the Europeans came

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1800

The triangular trade was a Trade of slaves between Africa, Europe, and the new world


1500 - 1700

Is an important foreign trade and it demands a balance of trade earning the difference in value between imports and exports

Port royal


Known for the most amphibious battle in the American civil war

San Miguel de Gualdape


First european settlement inside what is now the United States territory

Plantation system

1607 - 1865

Was a creation of a system of class between slaves

13 European colonies

1607 - 1733

Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey,Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts bay, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina , Rhode Island, providence plantation
The first colonies of the new world. England had control until the end of the American revolution

Proprietary colony

1629 - 1729

Colony that is overseen by an individual that has the same power as a government

Slave codes

1640 - 1860

Rules that slaves had to follow or they would be whipped or punished

Rice and indigo trade

1698 - 1770

Rice and indigo were rich crops that were grown in South Carolina and traded between colonies and Europe

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

Conflict between British settlers and native Indian tribes

Royal colony

1729 - 1775

A colony ruled or appointed by officials responsible for the sovereign of the state

Stono rebellion


The largest slave uprising in the British colonies and happened before the American revolution.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

This war was fought between the british colonies of America and New France . The war went from regional to a world wide conflict.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

War between the British in America and the Cherokee Indian tribes. They had been allies at the beginning of the French and Indian war then both suspected each other of betrayal.

Regulator movement

1760 - 1771

The regulator movement was designated group that put government changes into force

Sugar act

1764 - 1766

An act of keeping safe and encouraging the trade of the trade of there majesty's sugar colonies in America

Stamp act


Imposed a direct tax by the British parliament mostly on the British colonies of America

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1780

They were most known for undertaking the Boston tea party of 1773

Cotton gin


Inventer Eli Whitney, helped slaves alot when it cam to picking cotton

Tea act


An act on the Parliament of Great Britain. It's goal was to reduce the massive surplus held by british East Indian companies

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

war between kingdom of Great Britain and the 13 colonies and also known as the war of independence

Articles of confederation

1776 - 1789

Agreement of the thirteen founding states and served as its first constitution

Declaration of Independence


A statement adopted by U.S congress that stated that the thirteen colonies were independent, no longer a part of the British impire

Declaration of Independence


Statement adopted by us congress on July 4, 1776 and announced that the 13 colonies were independent and were no longer a part of e British empire

South Carolina constitution 1776


Describes function and structure of the states government



The supreme law o the United States. Established rules to separate powers of the three branches of government

Battle of kings mountain


Battle between patriots and loyalist, patriots beat the loyalists hat were commanded by patrick ferguson

Battle of Camden


Major victory for the British in the revolutionary war

Battle of cowpens


S a very decisive victory by the continental army and was a turning point for the British

Battle of Eutaw springs


Was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolina's.

Commerce compromise


Compromise between northern and southern states to show how federal government could regulate commerce

Great compromise


The compromise of how many people In each state could be in the House of Representatives and the senate based on there population

3/5 compromise


Since slaves were property they counted as 3/5 of a person

Embargo act

1807 - 1809

Answer to British orders and council restricting neutral shipping.

Ft Sumter


It was built during the war of 1812. The first shots initiating the civil war were here

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Conflict between the us and Great Britain over trading issues

William t Sherman

1820 - 1891

An American soldier and served as a general for the union army in the American civil war

William t Sherman

1820 - 1891

An American soldier and served as a general for the union army in the American civil war

Denmark Vesey plot


Slaves were going to revolt there masters but word got out and it failed.

Abolishment Movement


Movement that started the civil war

Nullification controversy


sectional crisis while Andrew Jackson was president

Robert smalls

1839 - 1915

Enslaved African who during and after the war became a ships pilot, sea captin, and politition

Total war

1840 - 1860

Played a big role in the French revolutionary wars and World War II

Kansas Nebraska act


This event created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas and had an affect on repealing the Missouri compromise

Dred Scott decision


Held that the government had no power to regulate slavery in territories. Decision by the supreme court

Election of 1860


During the year before the U.S. had been divided on slavery questions. Served as a immediate moving force for the outbreak of American civil war

Creation of the confederates of america

1861 - 1865

This is the time period in which the south secedes from the U.S.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Basically war between union and confederacy wich supported by Abraham Lincoln the union won

Cotton trade


The confederate states withheld cotton from European markets



an advocate of secessionism