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Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

The Eastern Woodland Indians were Native Americans that lived in South Eastern portion of New World before European sailors came.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

The Triangle Slave Trade was a trade of slaves between the New World, Africa, and Europe.


1500 - 1700

Mercantilism is an economic doctrine of government control.

Port Royal


The greatest amphibious battle of the civil war.

San Miguel de Gualdape


First European Settlement of United States. It only lasted three months before being abandon.

Plantation System

1607 - 1865

in the capitalist countries, a system of large-scale agriculture involving the cultivation of industrial and food crops, primarily tropical and subtropical ones, such as sugarcane, coffee, cacao, tea, rice, bananas, pineapples, tobacco, cotton, rubber trees, and indigo.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The first colonies of the New World. England had control of them until after American Revolutionary War.

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

A proprietary colony is a colony that is overseen by an individual that has the same power as the government.

Slave Codes

1640 - 1860

Codes that slaves had to follow and if they didn't got whipped to killed.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1770

Rice and Indigo were rich crops that were grown in South Carolina and traded between the colonies and Europe.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yemassee War was a war between Britain, settlers of South Carolina, and various Native American tribes.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1775

A colony ruled by appointed officials responsible to the sovereign of the state.

Stono Rebellion


The Stono Rebellion was a slave uprising that happened in 1739. It was the largest slave rebellion on the 13 colonies.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was fought mostly between the 13 colonies and New France. Britain helped the colonies and France helped the New France.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

It is a war known as "The Angelo-Cherokee War. It was fought between British forces and Cherokee tribes. The British forces and Cherokee tribes were allies at the beginning of the war. They then suspected that they would betray each other and so they went against each other towards the end.

Regulator Movement

1760 - 1771

The Regulator Movement was a designated group that put the government changes into force.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

The Sugar Act was an act that put tax on all sugar that was bought or sold.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

An act that said all stamped material in the colonies be taxed.

Cotton Gin


A gin that picks the seeds out of cotton.

Tea Act

1773 - 1778

This act put taxes on all tea that was sold.

Sons of Liberty


This was a group that originated in North American colonies to protect the rights of the colonist.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The Revolutionary War was a war fought between the 13 colonies and Great Britain so the 13 colonies could be independent.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 2012

This was a document that said that the 13 colonies were finally independent.

The Constitution of South Carolina


It was constitution that was the governing document of South Carolina.


1778 - 2013

The laws of the United States. It is separated into three branches of power.

Battle of Camden


The Battle of Camden was a great victory for Great Britain in the southern colonies.

Battle of Kings Moutain


The Battle of Kings Mountain was a major victory for the Patriots. It was fought in North Carolina.

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1789

It was a agreement between the 13 colonies that said the colonies were sovereign states.

Battle of Cowpens


Cowpens was a decisive victory for the Patriots. The battle was a turing point of the war.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


This battle was a campaign to end British control in South Carolina.

3/5 Compromise

1783 - 1865

It was an amendment that said that all people that are not white are considered 3/5 of a person.

Great Compromise


A compromise between all states that said if you had a bigger population, you had more people in the House of Representatives and Senate.

Commerce Compromise


It is when The Constitution allows the government to tax imports but not exports.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

Answers to British orders of neutral shipping.

Fort Sumpter


A fort that was built during the war of 1812.

War of 1812


A 32-month war between the USA and British Allies.

Denmark Vesey Plot


A slave revolt that failed that was leaded by Denmark Vesey.

Abolishment Movement


A movement that wanted to free slaves. Started civil war.

Nullification Controversy


A sectional crisis that started when Andrew Johnson was president.

Kansas- Nebraska Act


This act created the Nebraska and Kansas territories and had an effect on the repeal of the Missouri Compromise.

Dred Scott Decision


Said that the government had no power to regulate slavery in territories.

Election of 1860


The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860 and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Creation of Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

The time in which the CFA was created during civil war.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A war between the North and South that determined if there would be slavery.

Cotton Trade


The confederate states would trade with European countries.



A person that was for secessionism.