The Native Americans who lived in the Eastern United States before the Europeans
1500 - 1800
The economic nationalism to become more wealthy and powerful. The British mother country forced this policy unto us.
Triangle Slave Trade
1500 - 1800
The Americans would trade raw materials to the Europeans. the Europeans trade Manufactured goods(guns) to Africa. And slaves would be shipped from Africa to America.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
The first settlement in what is now the USA. It was abandoned after 3 months.
13 English Colonies!
1607 - 1733
The first 13 colonies that the English set up in America. These colonies would later become the United States of America
1664 - 1719
Proprietary colonies were colonies started by investors. South Carolina was a proprietary colony when it began but wanted to be a royal colony
1688 - 1865
The abolitionist movement was the banishing of slavery in America. The abolitionists were against slavery.
1700 - 1860
The plantation system lasted until the civil war. Many black slaves were brought from Africa to work on these plantations.
Rice and Indigo trade
1700 - 1900
Rice and Indigo were an important part of south carolinas economy. Rice became one of our major cash crops and South Carolina became famous for its indigo
1700 - 2013
The war not just against an army but against a country's supplies and property.
1712 - 1860
Slave codes were created to keep slaves under control. Slave codes were harsh and unfair.
1715 - 1717
The yemassee war was a conflict between the English settlers and many native tribes. The most famous tribes were the Yemassee and Cherokee
1729 - 1776
Royal colonies were colonies ruled by the king. While the king was not actually in the colony, he promised his protection, which is what South Carolina wanted
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
The war between the English and French. The Indians helped the French and the Americans helped the English.
1758 - 1761
During the French and Indian war, the English and Cherokees were allies but conflict came up and hostilities started
1764 - 1766
The English government's genius idea to tax sugar
1765 - 1771
The lower class citizens did not like the greedy government officials, so they formed the regulator moment to create an honest government
Sons of Liberty
1765 - 1776
A group of patriots who fought for the citizens rights. They organized many acts including the Boston tea party
1765 - 1766
The English tax over stamps newspapers magazines and many other papers.
Denmark Vesey plot
1767 - 1822
Denmark vesey, a freed slave, tried to lead a slave uprising, but was caught and captured.
1773 - 1776
The English taxation of tea and other products. This lead to the Boston tea party and then the revolutionary war
Declaration of indepence
The unanimous declaration from the 13 colonies stating our indepence from Britain. This lead to the revolutionary war.
South Carolina constitution 1776
1776 - 1778
The first constitution of South Carolina. This constitution held South Carolina together during the revolutionary war
Articles of Confederation
1777 - 1789
The first constitution of America. Was not strong enough and was replaced.
Battle of Camden
British general Cornwallis against major general Horatio Gates. It was a huge defeat for the Americans who made the mistake of fighting the British in open battle
Battle of King's Mountain
The patriot militia defeated the loyalist militia. A huge victory for the patriots morale.
Battle of Cowpens
The continental forces beat the British troops. The turning point for the conquest in the south
Battle of Eutaw springs
The last major battle in the carolinas, which resulted in a victory for the americans
Battle of Eutaw Springs
The last major battle in the Carolinas, which resulted in a victory for the Americans
1787 - 1865
Slaves counted as 3/5 of a person. This compromise was reached at the Philadelphia convention.
The great compromise
The small states wanted equal representation, but the large states wanted representation based on population, so they came up with this
The us constitution was created in 1787 and ratified in1788. It received 39 out of 55 signatures
The cotton gin increased cotton production. This also increased slavery which led to civil war
The Stono rebellion was the largest slave rebellion in the English colonies befor the revolution. 60 armed slaves marched to the stono river before being suppressed by the militia
1800 - 1860
Cotton was one of the main exports from the south. Cotton was responsible for much of the south's economy.
1807 - 1810
The us would not trade with France or England during their war with Napoleon. This act forbid trade with foreign countries.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
The war was between the British and the Americans. The British kept attacking the Americans ships that were trading so the war of 1812 started. The star spangled banner was written in this war
The states did not like the way the president was leading so they ignored him with this act
Kansas Nebraska Act
Kansas and Nebreska just opened up for settlement, and congress allows popular sovreignty for slavery there.
Dred Scott Descision
The descision says Scott, an African, is noot a citizen, so he has no rights.
The Election of Abraham Lincoln. This was followed by the splitting of the country.
1861 - 1865
The war in america between the north and the south over different beliefs and ideas.
1861 - 1865
The southern states came together to form their own country. The states included : Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennesse, Louisianna, Texas, Arkansas, Florida.
Before the Civil war, the south was taking over forts, the last was ft Sumter, who would not leave. The south fired on them and the Civil war started.
The largest amphibious invasion until D DAY
Anyone or any group that seperates or breaks away from something.
William Tecumseh Sherman
1861 - 1865
Sherman, was an american general in the Civil War. He used total war on the south and destroyed everything in his path.
Robert Smalls was a slave who comandeered a confederate ship through a blockade to the union, and gave them many battle plans of the south.
After the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth shot and killed president Lincoln.