SC Midterm Timeline


Eastern woodland Indians

800 BC - 880

The Eastern Woodland Culture consisted of Indian tribes inhabiting the eastern United States and Canada

San Miguel de Gualdepe

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory, founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526.It was to last only three months of winter before being abandoned in early 1527.


1600 - 1800

Mercantilism was a cause of frequent European wars in that time and motivated colonial expansion.

Triangle slave trade

1600 - 1879

The triangle trade was called the triangle trade because it went to three different places it went from Africa to North America to England.

13 English colonies

1607 - 1752

British colonies came over to the United States and took over Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

Rice planting was extremely profitable Charleston rice exports rose from 10,000 pounds in 1698 to over 20 million pounds by 1730

Proprietary colony

1700 - 1765

US history any of various colonies, granted by the Crown in the 17th century to a person or group of people with full governing rights

royal colony

1700 - 1776

was a type of colonial administration of the English and later British Empire

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

The Yamasee war was a conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various North Americans

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

The Stono Rebellion was a group of black men's who got together to escape to freedom.

french and indian war

1754 - 1763

the french and indian war is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War. The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France

cherokee war

1758 - 1761

war with those in the red coats or War with the English.The war was a conflict between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.

ragulator movement

1760 - 1771

Regulator movement, designation for two groups, one in South Carolina, the other in North Carolina, that tried to effect governmental changes

sugar act

1764 - 1776

The act also listed more foreign goods to be taxed including sugar, certain wines, coffee, pimiento, cambric and printed calico, and further, regulated the export of lumber and iron.

sons of liberty

1765 - 1766

a group of shopkeepers and artisans who called themselves The Loyal Nine, began preparing for agitation against the Stamp Act. As that group grew, it came to be known as the Sons of Liberty.

stamp act

1765 - 1766

the stamp act is any legislation that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents.

tea act

1773 - 1774

The act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes.

revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

known as the American War of Independence, was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent

south carolina constitution of 1776

1776 - 1778

The Constitution of the State of South Carolina is the governing document of the U.S. state of South Carolina.

declaration of independence

1776 - 1783

the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty

articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America

battle of kings mountain

1780 - 1781

The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

battle of camden

1780 - 1781

The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

battle of cowpens

1781 - 1782

the battle of cowpens last less then an hour omg

battle of eutaw springs

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

3/5 compromise

1787 - 1865

The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states

great compromise


was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787