SAT Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indian

1000 - 1400

The eastern woodland Indians were the native Americans that lived in the south eastern port in the US before the people came over from Europe.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

A historical term importing trade from three states or regions.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

The first settlement of the Europeans. It started In late 1526 and ended in 1527

Port Royal

1562 - 2013

Port Royal is located in South Carolina. It was the location of one of the biggest Civil War battles.

Plantation System


The Plantation System was an organized farming system that was setup way back in time. It didn't really have a set date or time of when it was brought back in earlier times.

Proprietary Colony


Any northern us territory granted by the English Crown to any person with governing rights.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The beginning of the United States and they were on the Antlantic Crust.

Royal Colony


A royal colony is administrated by the government and council.



Economic theory that trade builds well, and government should encourage

Slave Codes


the Slave Codes were laws that denied and allowed rights for slaves, and what the slave masters are allowed to do.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

A conflict between the British and the Yemassee tribe.

Stono Rebellion


It was the largest slave rebellion in the British mainland.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Fought between the British Americans and New France. - Seven Years' War

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

Also known as the Anglo-European perspective as: the Cherokee War, the Cherokee Uprising, or the Cherokee Rebellion.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1763 - 1783

They traded Rice and Indigo because they were both very important.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

passed by the British parliament. It was a new law passed that allowed taxes to be raised by putting higher cost on products.

Sons of Liberty


The Sons of Liberty were patriots that formed during a lot of high taxation. They were formed for the protection of the citizens of North American British colonies.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The Stamp Act, again created by the British Parliament, was another taxation but a direct taxation. It put higher tax on paper productions such as magazines, newspapers ext.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

An uprising that was started by the North and South Carolina. People started an attack on colonial officials.

Tea Act


Another act run by the British Parliament. It was to reduce the sale of tea due to a struggling company.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

the Revolutionary War started off as a war between two groups of people and grew into a huge war throughout the world. It was a war between the thirteen colonies and the great kingdom of Great Britain.

Declaration of Independence


The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson. It was and still one of our country's most memorable sign of liberty.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


the S.C Constitution was the sign of approval for there to be a new government.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1781

the Articles of Confederation were a group of laws that helped with a more secure government during the Revolutionary War.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

The Battle of Camden was one of the battles between the Loyalists and the Patriots during the Revolutionary War. It was a big battle that in the end let the British have a strong hold over South Carolina.

Battle of Kings Mountain


another battle during the revolutionary war. In the end it was a victory for the Patriots.

Battle of Cowpens


The Battle of Cowpens was a very important battle during the Revolutionary War. It was known as the turning point for the Patriots.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


Another battle during the Revolutionary War. It was another battle that took place in South Carolina.

Great Compromise


The Great Compromise (also known as the Connecticut Compromise) was also one of the compromises made along with many others. It was an agreement that small and large states together represent the representatives and the legislative.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise was when the government signed approval to allow the raise in taxes on imports but not exports. It was created during the time some of the other compromises were created.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1865

the 3/5 Compromise was approved by both Northern and Southern parts of the United States. It stated that slaves would not be counted as their own person, it said that slaves were only 3/5 of a person.



The U.S. Constitution is a huge part of the government that allows us to do what we're allowed to do. The first three parts of the Constitution is all about the separation of the power of states.

Cotton Trade

1790 - 1860

The Cotton Trade was the spread of cotton throughout the U.S. and throughout different countries. It was a time when very rural places like South Carolina really thrived.

Cotton Gin


The Cotton Gin helped many slaves in the field. The purpose of the cotton gin was to pull out cotton fibers without the pain in hurting your hands. It was invented by Eli Whitney.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

The Embargo Act was created to end the seizure of neutral American ships by warring countries such as France and Britain.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

War between Britain and the USA due to American's anger towards Britain's violation of their trading rights. Resulted in the USA surrendering and Britain promising to surrender control of Canadian and Native American territories

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William T. Sherman was many things. He was known to be a great general in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Denmark Vesey Plot


Denmark Vessey was an African-Caribbean who was known for a mass slave rebellion in 1822. In the end he was killed.

Nullification Controversy

1830 - 1839

The Nullification Controversy declared that the federal Tariffs were unconstitutional for the United States.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The Abolitionist Movement was a movement to destroy slavery everywhere in the U.S. It has been around ever since slavery started, but it was really known during the 1830's through the 1870's.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls was a very strong man that freed himself from slavery along with his family. He was also a captain of his own ship .

“Total War”

1850 - 1900

It is known as a different kind of war fare. It is when they have control of population of power.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


The Kansas-Nebraska Act just simply stated that Kansas was a new territory along with Nebraska, which also meant that it was a new opportunity for settlement.

Dred Scott Decision


The Dred Scott Decision was decided by the government that African Americans, slaves or freed slaves, were not protected by the U.S. government. It also stated that they were not citizens.



Is Secessionist is someone that supports separation between countries or states ext.

Ft Sumter

1860 - 2013

Ft. Sumter was the location the first battle that signaled the start of the Civil War in the United States.

Election of 1860


The Election of 1860 was when Abraham Lincoln was elected into Presidency. He won by a mile against his other opponents.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

the Confederate States of America were setup during the Civil War. They were a types of government that was run by a number of Southern slave states.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

The Civil War was fought in America. It was a war of Americans fighting against themselves. The North and the South fought against each other because of slavery.

Lincoln’s assassination


President Lincoln was shot in Fords theater on "Good Friday" April 14. He went to go see a play when James Wilkes Booth sneaked up behind him and shot him in the back of the head.