SC history timeline

U.S history

Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

The eastern woodland culture are Indians who live in the eastern United States and Canada .

Triangle Slave Trade

1440 - 1640

A term indicating a trade along three ports

Port Royal


A city at the mouth of Kingston harbour

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

The San Miguel de gualdape where the first European who came into the United States


1558 - 1603

The doctrine that government control for ensuring the military security of the u.s

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The thirteen colonies were colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America

Royal Colony

1624 - 1729

This colony was ruled by a governor appointed by the monarch

Proprietary Colony

1654 - 1685

Based on country palatine and resembling fundal grants of fiefs

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

A successful trade with the slave system established on a large scale

Slave Codes


The slaves code were code of rules for slaves

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

A conflict between British and native Americans

Stono Rebellion


A slave rebellion that commenced in the South Carolina

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The final Colonial War was the French and Indian War is the name given to the American theater of a massive conflict involving Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Sweden called the Seven Years War

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The war was a conflict between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War

Regulator Movement


Two groups one in (SC)(NC) that tried to effect governmental changes

Sugar Act


The Sugar Act was passed in 1764. The British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things

Sons of Liberty


The son of liberty was a group of American patriots that were original in the pre-independence North American British colonies

Stamp Act


The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax

Tea Act


The Tea Act, passed by Parliament on May 10, 1773, would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies, grew into a world war

Declaration of Independence


To announce and explain separation from Great Britain

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


South Carolina adopted a state , becoming the first independent government in the colonies

Battle of Camden


British forces routed American troop at the Battle of Camden in South Carolina

Battle of Kings Mountain


This battle was between the Patriot and Loyalist

Battle of Cowpens


Was a decisive victory by Continental army forces by Brigadier General Daniel Morgan

Battle of Eutaw Springs


The battle of Eutaw spring was the last major engagment of the war in the carolinas

Articles of Confederation


an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states

3/5 Compromise


Was a argument between southern and northern states during the Philadelphia convention

Great Compromise


Is an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787

Commerce Compromise


Meeting at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, 55 delegates from all the states except Rhode Island, met to rework the failing Articles of Confederation



The constitution is a super law the first of the three branches of the federal government

Cotton Gin


The cotton gin is a machin that take out the seed form the cotton

Embargo Act


The embargo act is embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The war of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies which resulted in no territorial change, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

An American soldier businessman educator author

Denmark Vesey Plot


The denmark vesey plot was the largest slave rebellions in the United States

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The abolitionist movement was an effort to end slaver

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

A crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by the ordinance

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

A slave who later became a ship pilot

Kansas-Nebraska Act


This act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska

Dred Scott Decision


A ruling the U.S Supreme Court Alison know as the dred Scott vs. Sanford decision

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

This election set the stage for the American civil war

Plantation System


is an economy which is based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few staple products grown on large farms are called plantations


1860 - 1861

An act of taking from an organization

Ft Sumter


A third sea located in charleston

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A war between people of the same country

Creation of the Confederate States of America


This is time which the confederate states of America were created

Lincoln’s assassination


The assassination of our 16 president that took place in Good Friday 1865

Cotton Trade


The policy of the confederate states trading cotton

“Total War”

1915 - 1918

A war that unrestricted in term of we ponds used