South Carolina Midterm History


Eastern woodland indians

1500 - 1800

It inhabited a wide area in the eastern part of the untied states that extended eastward from Mississippi River.

San Miguel de Gualdape


It was the first European settlement , and is now what is called the United States Territory.



Is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade.

Royal colony

1650 - 1712

Port Royal is a low county town in Beaufort county , South Carolina United States.

Proprietary Colony


A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals usually land owners.

Rice and Indigo Trade


Rice and indigo was grown successfully in South Carolina.

Slave Codes


We're laws in each U. S.state which defined the states of slaves and master.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The war was a conflict between British settlers.

Stono Rebellion


It was a slave rebellion that commenced on September 9th 1739.

13 English Colonies


By 1750 there were 13 English colonies in North America.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The American name for the North American theater if the seven years war.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

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

Sugar act


The Sugar Act, also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act, was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on ...

Stamp act


A stamp act is any legislation that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer if certain ones.

Sons of Liberty


The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies. The group was formed.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

North and South Carolina uprising , in which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

Was an African Caribbean most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the untied states .

Tea Act


The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Its principal over objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, began as a war between the kingdom of Great Britain and the 13 colonies.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


The constitution of the state of sou Carolina is the governing document.

Declaration of Independence


Was a statement adopted to the continental congress July 4th 1776 which announced that the 13th American Colonies then at war great britian regarded themselves as indepent states an no longer a part of the British Empire.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Camden


It was a major victory for the British in the southern theater of the American Revoultionary War.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

Articles Of Confederation

1781 - 1787

The articles of confederation formally the articles of confederation and perpetual union.

Battle of Cowpens


It was a decisive victory by continetal army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan.

Sons of liberty


A group of American patriots that originated in the pre independence North America British colonies.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

Agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutionall Convention.

3/5 Compromise


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern , it was during Philadelphia convention.



The work of many minds , the U.S. constitution stands as a model of cooperative statesmanship.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise was only one of many compromises achieved during the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds.

Embargo Act


Was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

Plantation System


A plantation were they grow crops at.

War Of 1812


32 month military conflict between the united states and the empire.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

Was an American soldier business educator and author.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The abolitionist movement attempted to achieve immediate ,of all slaves and trying to end the segregation.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

It was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Was an enslaved African American who , during and after the American Civil War.

Kansas- Nebraska Act

1850 - 1854

ItI created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

Dred Scott Decision


It held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in there territories.

Election Of 1860


The United States election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election .

Civil War

1860 - 1865

This was a civil war fought between the United States.

Creation of the confederate states of America


Was created by secessionist in Southern slave states who refused to remain in a nation.


1861 - 1865

Is a act with drawn from an organization union.

Ft Sumter


Was the bombardment and surrender of the Fort Sumter .

Port Royal


It was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American civil war.

Lincoln's Assassination


The assassination of the untied states president Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday.

Triangle Slave Trade


The middle massage is the term we use to slave trade from Africa to America .

" Total War"


Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages.