They lived in the southeastern part of the United States.
The process of trading cotton for other valuables from other countries.
Mercantilism is when you have to give all of your good to the mother country. The mother Country gets to set the prices so they get very rich.
The English took weapons and supplies to Africa in return for slaves. They brought the slaves to America.
San Miguel de Guadeloupe was the first European settler in Guadalupe. The settlement failed because of the harsh winter.
The 13 English Colonies were the first successful English settlement in the new world. The first settlement was Jamestown Virginia. The last settlement was in Georgia.
Colonies used to make money to pay back loans and buy land and supplies.
In the plantation system each person would get a certain amount of land and he or she would get people to work for him/her.
A movement to end slavery. It became very popular in the north during the American Revolution.
Slave Codes are laws that limited slaves rights. The master had complete control over his her slaves.
The Yamasee Indians fought against the British with the Cherokee and other tribes.
Royal Colonies was British colonies until 1776. They gave the British money for weapons and other stuff.
A near successful slave uprising. they met near the stono river broke into a store stole guns gunpowder and ammunition. The whites won and this led to stricter slave codes.
A war between the French and British. The Indians were on the French side.
The Cherokee War was a battle between the Cherokee and the British over land.
A group of people who did things to end the taxes of Britain. They did the Boston tea party.
South Carolina traded rice and indigo to Britain.
Parliament put taxes on stamps.
An act put in place by Parliament that put taxes on anything important with sugar in it.
An uprising in North and South Carolina. It lasted six years. They went against the British.
An act placed on tea by parliament. Colonists had to pay a tax to buy British tea.
A war between the colonists and the Americans. The Americans won.
Is South Carolina's constitution. It was created before the real United States Constitution.
The day America declared freedom from Britain.
One of the major battles in the revolutionary war.
One of the major American victories of the revolutionary war.
Was the original constitution. It did not work so another, more successful constitution was created.
One of the meany battles on this site. A major victory for the Americans
The last major engagement in South Carolina.
The Great Compromise is when congress decided how the president would be voted for.
A compromise to only count three fifths of the slave population into a persons taxes.
The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.
The set of rules that everyone in the USA has to abide by.
The Cotton Gin was created to make the life of slaves easier by picking seeds out for them. It actually rebooted slavery in the south.
England stopped trade with all other countries, they captured any ships that came to England.
A war between Great Britain and the USA over territory.
A plot for slaves to rebel and seize Charleston. It failed because someone ratted him out.
A series of tariffs that made south Carolina's economy plummet.
Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to have one side pro-slavery and one side anti-slavery.
A court case between Dredd Scott and Stanford.
A war between the confederate states and the union. It occurred in the United States.
The election between John C. Breckenridge and Abraham Lincoln. Becomes the start of the Civil War. Abe Lincoln wins.
Total war was a policy that became infamous/ famous by destroying everything in his path.
A civil war general. He believed in total war. He Is responsible for the destruction of most of the South. He destroyed everything in his path.
To brake away from your previous whole.
The day when South Carolina broke away to form its own nation. It became the Confederate states of America.
The first shots of the Civil War were fired here.
This battle becomes the first amphibious battles of the civil war.
Robert smalls freed himself family and friends to Charleston harbor.
Lincoln was killed by John Wilkes Booth in fords theater.