Native Americans that lived in South- East of US before European colonists.
Triangular trade that occurred between Europe, America, and Africa. America traded goods to Europe in exchange for their goods (guns). They then traded European goods for slaves in Africa to trade to America for more American goods.
Important cash crops exported from the South to Europe, which helped the growth of slavery
The economic belief that in order to have military security for the country, government needs to control trade.
The first European settlement that is now a part of the United States. It was founded by Lucas Vazquez de Allyon.
Dividing land into sections to be owned privately, usually used to grow a cash crop and maintained by slaves.
The first American territories founded. All in the East of the United States with many on the coast
Also known as a Crown Colony, these were colonies set up by the King.
A list of rules for slaves and the rights of their masters. Somewhat of a code of conduct for slave owners.
Colonies set up by The Lord Proprieters.
The trading of cotton. In the 18th to 19th century, the South was a huge provider of cotton that many countries depended upon.
A war between British settlers of South Carolina and Native American Tribes. One of these tribes was the Yamasee.
Biggest slave rebellion in British colonies to happen before the American revolution. also known as Cato's rebellion.
Also called The Seven Years War, it was a war of France and some of the Native Americans against Great Britain. The British won, causing the Treaty of Paris.
A war between the Native American tribe, Cherokee, and the British in Colonial America. The British won the war.
The Sugar Act was also known as the American Revenue act and the American Duties Act. It placed taxes on the American colonies' sugar.
A tax on the American colonies that required a stamp on all documents. The stamp was to be paid for in British currency.
An organisation of American patriots that protected rights of British colonists and opposed Parliament's taxes. They caused the Boston Tea Party.
A movement in North and South Carolina, created by the backcountry, to establish a system of courts and justice using regulators. It was made to put an end to corruption in law.
An act that helped East India Company export and sell it's tea at a low price to the colonies. This caused the Boston Tea Party
The revolutionary war is also known as The American Revolutionary War and The American War of Independence. It was a war fought between British colonies and Great Britain itself. It was a war that had to be fought for America to become the independent nation it is today.
A document that declared America it's own nation and country, free from British control.
Declared South Carolina independent and self-governed.
The first constitution of the United States. Later had to be replaced because it didn't give enough power to federal government.
A battle fought in the American Revolutionary War, in South Carolina, that resulted in an American loss. Over 900 American soldiers died, and more than that were captured.
A battle in The Revolutionary War, in South Carolina, with the end result being a decisive American victory. Over 1,150 British soldiers were either killed, wounded, or captured.
A battle in The Revolutionary War, in South Carolina, that resulted in a great American victory. Over 1,000 British soldiers were either killed, injured, or captured.
A battle in The Revolutionary War, in South Carolina, that resulted in a near draw. Almost 600 Americans killed, wounded, captured, or missing. Almost 900 British soldiers killed, captured, wounded prisoners, or wounded.
Compromise made in the Philadelphia Convention to count slaves as 3/5 of a person in the House of Representatives.
A compromise achieved during the Constitutional Convention of 1787, that allowed the government to tax imports but not exports.
A compromise between big states and small states that created two branches of Congress. The House of Representatives, which used representation based on population, and the Senate, which used two senators for each state regardless of population.
Provided new set of rules for government, and replaced the Articles of Confederation.
A machine invented by Eli Whitney, it picks seeds from cotton. A job slaves used to do by hand.
Forced american merchants to stop trading with the British.
War resulting from tension with the British and harassment of American trading ships. Ending with a second American victory
General in Union army during the American Civil War.
It was a plot to free the slaves of Charleston, and kill their owners. Denmark was hung for his plot.
Controversy that arose following Andrew Jackson telling states they could no longer nullify a federal law just because the state thought it was unconstitutional.
A movement set in place by abolitionists to end slavery in America.
Enslaved African that freed himself and his crew. Later, he became a ship pilot and politician.
This act allowed Kansas and Nebraska to choose if they wanted to be pro-slavery or anti-slavery states.
This is also known as Dred Scott vs. Stanford. It was the decision made by the Supreme Court that the federal government had no power to ban slavery from territories in the U.S. and that slaves were not citizens, therefore they are not protected under the U.S. constitution.
The election of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.
The fort in South Carolina where the first civil war engagement took place
Someone for secession. In this case, it's secession from the United States of America.
War fought between the North and the South. Ending in a victory for the North. Also called the War of Northern Aggression.
Was an independent country formed from many Southern states leaving the United States of America.
A place in South Carolina where one of the earliest amphibious battles of the Civil War occurred.
A type of warfare used in the Civil War to break the will of the South by being more brutal in victories.
Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth.