The Easter Woodland Indians were natives who lived in the South Eastern portion of the United States before the Europeans came.
1500 - 1700
Economic belief that the government is in control of foreign trade.
Triangle Slave Trade
1500 - 1800
The triangle trade was a trade route along the Atlantic Ocean between the three main ports. They traded slaves, sugar, and rum.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
The first European colony in the United States territory. Founded by explorers from Spain.
1600 - 1700
Royal colonies were established by countries in Europe to North America. All Royal colonies were directly owned by the king.
13 English Colonies
1607 - 1733
The 13 colonies were discovered by explorers from England. The first of the 13 colonies was Virginia and the last colony was Georgia.
1632 - 1729
Proprietary Colonies followed the same type of Government as Great Britain. Individuals were given a license or a right to rule, Great Britain also agreed to help the English colonies.
Rice and Indigo Trade
1680 - 1820
Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina and was traded with Great Britain. Indigo was a blue dye added to make cloths a blueish color.
1715 - 1717
On September 9, 1739 about 60 Africans attacked a plantation. 22-25 whites died, and about 40 Africans died, this was one of the first slave rebellions.
French and Indian War
1756 - 1763
A war fought between the English and the French for colonial domination. This war helped escalade tensions into the Revolutionary War.
1756 - 1766
An act that made every written document have to have a stamp on it. The stamps would also have to be bought.
1758 - 1761
This war was between the British settlers and the Cherokee Indians. The war started when Virginian militia attacked a Cherokee tribe.
The sugar act raised the revenue on sugar products. Great Britain also made sure that the taxes were collected.
1765 - 1771
When two groups in South and North Carolina tried to create a good justice system. The government made courts and created a fair justice system.
Sons of Liberty
1765 - 1766
They were most well known for dumping British tea Into the Boston harbor. They were a group of patriots who didn't believe in the way Great Britain was treating them. After the Boston Tea Party the group didn't meet up anymore.
1773 - 1861
The tea act made the taxes on tea higher than before. The people disliked this act very much and revolted by dumping tea into the Boston harbor.
1775 - 1783
A war between Great Britain and what is known as America.
Articles of Confederation
Replaced later for being to weak it was a document that said the 13 colonies were a separate country from Great Britain.
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was a document made to escape the British control.
It demands positive balance of trade from the Government.
Battle of Camden
A major victory for the British forces.
Battle of Kings Mountain
A victory by the Patriots against British soldiers.
Battle of Cowpens
This battle was the turning point for the patriots in the South.
The battle of Eutaw Springs
This was the last major battle fought by the patriots in South Carolina.
A document which stated that a slave was only 3/5 of a person when counting the population.
Allowing the Government to tax imports but not imports.
It made proportional amount of representatives according to the population of the state.
The Supreme law of the United States of America.
1790 - 1860
Helped make plantation owners get more money because it involved the slaves doing most all the work.
A machine used to separate the seeds from the cotton.
1800 - 1864
A movement made mostly by people in the North to end slavery.
1800 - 1864
A system that involved large farms, with 20 or more slaves to produce crops to sell.
1807 - 1809
Made sure that know ship could go to a port in a different country.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
A war that ended as a tie with know side gaining any advantage on the other.
Made Kansas and Nebraska there own different territories. Caused riots to see if their would be slavery.
William T. Sherman
1820 - 1891
A Union officer who drove through the South using a strategy called total war. This is where everything is destroyed.
Denmark Vessel Plot
A plot to overthrow slave owners at his old plantation; the attempt was a failure. This led to the slave codes.
This got rid of all the tariffs during Andrew Jackson's presidency.
1833 - 1864
Laws made by slave owners to prevent slave uprisings in the south.
1839 - 1915
Drove a Confederate gunboat out through the Union blockade to escape freedom, he later became apart of the Union Army.
Dred Scott Decision
Made African Americans government property and they couldn't decide which states where slavery free or not.
1860 - 1864
This war began when the South left the Union and then attacked fort Sumter starting the war.
Creation of the Confederate States of America
1860 - 1864
When Abraham Lincoln became president the South thought he was going to abolish slavery, so the South created the Confederacy.
Election of 1860
Once Abraham won the election of 1860 the South seceded from the Union.
This was the first battle of the civil war. The Confederates won.
Someone who wants to secede or agrees with seceding from a Union or organization.
The Union forces took over the forts located at port royal sound, they kept them for the rest of the war.
A strategy used by William T. Sherman to destroy the South's moral and destroy all most everything in the towns.
When the president of the United States was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, in Fords Theater.