The Eastern Woodland Indians were the native Americans that lived in the south eastern portion before the Europeans.
1500 - 1700
Mercantilism is when the government has complete control over the economy of the colonies.
Triangle Slave Trade
1500 - 1800
The Triangle Slave Trade was when the English brought weapons and supplies to Africa in return for slaves, that they brought over to America.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in the United States. The settlement only lasted for three months before it was abandoned because of the harsh winter weather.
13 English Colonies
1607 - 1776
The first successful English colony in the United States
1619 - 1863
They would buy slaves and since the death rate was very high the owners would encourage the woman to have babies so they could get a slave without paying
1624 - 1776
Colonies that were ruled by a governor that was appointed by the British government
1632 - 1776
A colony that the government gives a proprietor to govern
1712 - 1863
They were codes that described the status of slaves and the rights of masters
1715 - 1717
A conflict between the settlers of South Carolina and some of the Native Americans who lived there.
The Stono Rebellion was the largest slave uprising with about 90 slaves. It took place in the South Carolina colony before the American Revolution.
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
A war fought between British colonies and New France. The Native Americans that lived in New France helped the French
1758 - 1761
It was a conflict between the British troops in America and the Cherokee Indians during the French and Indian War
Rice and Indigo Trade
1763 - 1783
Rice and Indigo grew very successfully in South Carolina. Therefore South Carolina became very successful in this business.
It was when the British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other things to make more money
Sons of Liberty
1765 - 1776
Sons of Liberty was a group that was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to riot against the British government about the unfair taxes They are the people behind Boston Tea Party that happen in 1773
The British made a new tax on the American colonists. The tax required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
1765 - 1771
It was an uprising against British officials by both North and South Carolina.
It was when the British tried to regain control of the tea trade in America therefore they set up a monopoly on the tea market and they could only get their tea from England.
1775 - 1783
A war fought between England and the Thirteen Colonies. The Thirteen Colonies were fighting for freedom
South Carolina Constitution of 1776
In 1776 South Carolina writes its own Constitution and elects its own president and vice president about three months before they do it in Pennsylvania
Declaration of Independence
The Deceleration of Independence was to give Britain the reasons why we were leaving them to become our own country
Battle of Kings Mountain
The battle of Kings Mountain was a significant win for the Americans. It was the “turning point” of the war in the south.
Battle of Camden
The battle of Camden was a very brutal battle; the British captured or killed more than half of the American troops.
Articles of Confederation
The Continental Congress wrote the Articles of Confederation during the Revolutionary War
Battle of Cowpens
The battle of Cowpens was an epic win for the Americans. It kicked the British right out of South Carolina.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
The last major battle in the Carolinas before the war ended.
A compromise between the Northern and Southern States during the Constitutional Convention. They agreed to how the federal government could regulate commerce
The compromise between the North and South about how they were going to represent the slaves when they pay taxes and when they appoint members of the United States House of Representatives
The Great Compromise
The Great Compromise was a compromise between the large and small states of the United States about having two different legislatures
The Constitution is a document that is designed to protect our freedom
1793 - 1861
After Eli Whitney created the Cotton Gin, cotton was much easier to pick and sell for profits. Cotton became one of America's main exports and the Americans were dominate in the cotton trade until the Civil War
Eli Whitney made it to help the slaves because he noticed how difficult it was to separate the seeds from the cotton
1807 - 1809
It was an act that said American ships weren't allowed to sail to foreign ports. It also closed ports to British ships
War of 1812
1812 - 1814
The War of 1812 was a military conflict between the United States and England that last for 32 months.
William T Sherman
1820 - 1891
He was a General for Union during the American Civil War. He came up with the war strategy "total war"
Denmark Vesey Plot
Slaves were going to revolt against their mastersbut the slave revolt failed. Denmark Vesey and other people involved in the plot were hung
1828 - 1832
The leaders of South Carolina started to think that they didn't have to follow any federal laws if they didn't want to
1830 - 1870
The Abolitionist Movement was an attempt to get slavery abolished.
1839 - 1915
He was an enslaved African American during the Civil War. During and after the war he became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician
It allowed people in the territories to decide if they wanted slaves or not
Dred Scott Decision
A legal battle, that happen in the Supreme Court, about whether a slave who ran way was free or not.
Election of 1860
It was when Lincoln ran for president and he won with 39.8% of votes
1860 - 1861
When South Caroline first secedes out of the United States, other states did too.
1861 - 1865
There were a number of reasons why the North and South went to war but slavery was one of the biggest reasons.
It was a two day battle that sparked the Civil War
It was a battle that took place on Port Royal Sound beach. It was an early victory for the Union in the Civil War
Creation of the Confederate States of America
All the states that seceded from the Union decided to join together and form the Confederate States of America
It's a war strategy when you destroy everything. Even if it's a town or a church or has citizens from there
It was when John Wilkes Booth shoot Lincoln while he was at a play.