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Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

The eastern woodland Indians were the native Americans who lived in the south west U.S before the Europeans came.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

It was the best known triangular trading system. Also known as the transatlantic slave trade.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was founded by spaniard named Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón . It was the first European settlement in the U.S and it only lasted for three moths before it was abandoned .

Royal Colony

1624

Colony administrated by royal governor appointed by the British

Proprietary Colony

1632 - 1729

Proprietary Colony’s were owned by groups of people and not governments. All colony’s in America were Royal Colonies by1729

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1790

Rice and indigo was the biggest export in South Carolina prior to the cotton gin.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yemassee War was a war between the southcarlolinas and native Americans over control of the colonies. The outcome of the war was the settlers had complete control of the coast.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

It was a slave rebellion that started on September 9, 1739. It was the largest slave uprising since the revolutionary war.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

The stono rebellion took place on September 9 1739. The slave rebellion consisted of 60 slaves who killed 20 whites before being caught by South Carolina’s miltia.

Mercantilism

1754 - 1756

13 English Colonies

1754 - 1763

England won the war known as the French and Indian war and got control of part of North America . England established the 13 colonies.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Was a war between the France and the American colonies of Great Britain. It started for control over Ohio and thenohio river valley

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The Cherokee War started because the Virginia militia attacked Moytoy then the Cherokee retaliated and the war started.

Sugar act

1764 - 1765

The British placed a tax on wine and sugar to try to pay off the expenses of the French and Indian war. Then leaders in the colonies started to boycott.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

Was an uprising to stop the corruption with wealthy officials and tax collecting.

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

The stamp act was a tax on all papers products so the British could pay off the Seven Year War. The colonists didn’t think this was fair because they had no voice on how much they were taxed

Tea act

1773

The tea act directly lead to the Boston Tea party. The colonist boycotted the tea.

Son Of Liberty

1773

The group behind the Boston tea party. A group made of angry colonists mad at Britain for their taxes.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

A war where the 13 colonies fought against the British for their independence. The colonies finally won in 1783,then electing George Washington as there first president.

Articles of Confederation

1776

later replaced. states that the the 13 colonies were an independent country from britain.

Declaration of Independence

1776

The Declaration of Independence was a document written by Thomas Jefferson to show the colonies concerns about how king George was treating the colonies.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

made SC an idependent governement from the other colonies and elected its own president and vice president.

battle of camden

1780 - 1781

A major victory for the British in the south caused British to control the south

Battle of kings mountain

1780

Battle were colonists won. Big turning point in the south for the colonists moral.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

Eutaq Springs was a battle against britain fought by General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army with 2000 men. there were 500 casulites in the continental army and 700 in the britsh making it the bloodiest battle of the war. this caused the britsh to retreat to charleston SC

Battle of cowpens

1781

Major continental army victory over the British led to the patriots gaining control of South Carolina.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1788

Made every slave count as three fifths of regular people to count as there population and representation in congress

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

When The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.

Great Compromise

1787

it made proportional amount of representation in congress based on population.

Constitution

1789 - 2013

Supreme law of the united states. reatified by eleven states.

Cotton Trade

1790 - 1860

Created great wealth for plantations in the south because it was farmed by slaves

Cotton Gin

1793

seperated bits and seed from cotton wich was ussauly done by hand. made by Eli Whitney

Plantation System

1800 - 1864

large farms, employing twenty or more slaves produced staple crops including mostly cotton for foreign markets.

Abolitionist Movement

1800 - 1864

a movement to end slavery.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

made it so no ship could head to a foreign port. later canceled at the end of jeffersons presidency.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

32 month battle witch ended in neither side gaining any land fought between britain and America.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

served as general in the union army was responsible for creating total war on the CSA.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1820 - 1821

made kansas and nebraska there own territories. created a riots to see if slavery was to be allowed there.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1822

planned won of the bigget slave uprising in history would of included over 1000 slaves escaping was arrested before it took place led to slave codes.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

got rid of all tarrifs during andrew jacksons presidancy.

Slave Codes

1833 - 1864

defined the rights of slaves and there punishments if the did something wrong. got strictor with more uprisings

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

escaped the CSA by steering a CSA gunboat through the union blockade to escape slavery. later served in the union army

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

made african americans property and the governemnt could not decide what territories were slave free.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1860 - 1864

Created when abraham lincoln was elected as president the south thought he was going to end slavery so they sececded starting with south carolina.

Election of 1860

1860

started the civil war when Abrham lincoln was elected president the south seceded

Civil War

1860 - 1864

started when the CSA fired upon fort sumter causing the union to surrender. eventualy the union won.

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

the first battle of the civil war. ended with no casulities.

Port Royal

1861 - 1862

fought in november 1861 when the union took control over the forts in port roayal sound. the unioun won and kept the forts for the rest of the war.

Lincoln's Assasination

1864

Abraham Lincoln was the current president of the United States when he was assassinated on Good Friday, April 14, 1865. It happened while he was watching a play when John Booth, a famous actor, shot him.

“Total War”

1864

a path of total destruction in the south trying to break the CSA moral in the war.