San Miguel de gualdape was the first European settlement in South Carolina.
Triangle slave code
1500 - 1800
It was a trade which was especially fruitful, since every stage of the journey could be profitable for merchants to trade and buy.The first stage of the Triangular Trade involved taking manufactured goods from Europe to Africa.
1600 - 1800
The main economic system used during the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. it was the Belief in the benefits of profitable trading.
1632 - 1685
A proprietary colony is a colony overseen by private individuals who are provided with the same powers normally reserved for the government.
Rice and Indigo Trade
1680 - 1730
Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina as early as 1680.
Rice became a major export crop of the region.Rice planting was extremely profitable.
1700 - 1794
The cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily seperates Cotton fibers from their seeds.
1705 - 1862
Slave codes were laws in each US State , which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters.
1717 - 1745
In the spring of 1715, the Yamasee formed a confederation with other tribes and struck at the white settlements in South Carolina.
1732 - 1752
A Royal colony was ruled by officials responsible to and appointed by the reigning sovereign of Great Britain.
Denmark vesey plot
1733 - 1734
Denmark vesey a former slave who had purchased his freedom after winning a lottery, organized an insurrection in charleston .
The Stono Rebellion of 1739 was known as the largest slave rebellion in history before the American Revolution.The South Carolina revolt was led by native Africans of the Congo, one in particular named Jemmy.
13 English colonies
1750 - 1776
The thirteen colonies were british colonies n the Atlantic coast of North America. The 13 colonies was divided into 3 groups
French and Indian war
1754 - 1763
The French and Indian war began between the French and Great Britain as a means to conquer the other party territory's.
1758 - 1761
The Cherokee war consisted of three campaigns from South Carolina against the Cherokee Indians nation.
Sons of liberty
1760 - 1766
The sons of liberty was an underground resistance organization that was made up of men and women. They were also the people who started the Boston tea party.
1764 - 1776
The sugar act is an act passed by the British Parliment in 1764. The British placed a tax or sugar,wine and other important things.
1764 - 1771
The regulators were a group of western farmers in North Carolina who joined together to fight against colonial who were over taxing them.
1765 - 1776
The stamp act was passed by the British parliament in 1765. The tax required Americans to pay tax on every piece of paper they printed.
1773 - 1778
The tea act was passed by a Parliament on may 10, 1773. The tea act force colonist to buy tea from the east India tea company.
1775 - 1783
The American Revolutionary War also known as the American War of Independence, was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent.
Declaration of independence
1776 - 1783
The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies .
1776 - 1860
The plantation system was an Economy which is based on agricultural mass production.
South Carolina constitution of 1776
1776 - 1778
South Carolina took this action towards independence from great britian four months before the continental congress declared independence.
Articles of confederation
1777 - 1781
The articles of confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America of sovereign states.
Battles of kings mountain
1780 - 1782
The battle of kings mountain was a decisive battle between the patriots and loyalists . The point of it was because people wanted more food.
Battle of Camden
1780 - 1782
The battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the southern theater of the American Revolutionary War. It was also fought during the American revolution.
Battle of cowpens
1781 - 1782
The battle of cowpens took place in the latter part of the southern campaign of the American revolution and the revolution itself.
Battle of eutaw springs
1781 - 1783
The battle of eutaw springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War was the last major engagement of the war in Carolina's.
1787 - 1816
The nullification controversy was a major milestone in the national debate over federal versus state authority.
The great compromise was an agreement made among the delegates to the constitutional convention that the American government would have two houses.
1787 - 1788
The constitution is the supreme law of the untied states the first three articles of the constitution establish the rules and separate powers of the three branches.
1787 - 1808
The commerce compromise is when the constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.
1787 - 1883
The three-fifths was a compromise between southern and northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention
1807 - 1809
The embargo act was a general embargo enacted by the United States congress against great Britian and France during the napoleonic wars.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
The war of1812 was a 32 month military conflict between the untied states and the British empire and their allies which resulted in no territorial change.
william T Sherman
1820 - 1891
Willam was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
1830 - 1870
Abolitionist movement reform movement during the 18th and 19th centuries.
1837 - 1885
The Battle of Fort was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter near Charleston South Carolina that started the American Civil War.
1839 - 1915
Robert smalls was an enslaved African. He started out in a hotel, then became a lamplighter on the streets of Charleston. Smalls used proper signals.
Dred scott decision
1846 - 1857
Dred Scott first went to trial to sue for his freedom in 1847. Ten years later, after a decade of appeals and court reversals, his case was finally brought before the United States Supreme Court.
1850 - 1864
Is an enormously important commodity throughout the world.
1854 - 1865
The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
Election of 1860
The Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 1860 to select their candidate for President in the upcoming election. It was turmoil.
The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War which a United States Navy fleet and United States Army.
Creation of the Confederate States of America
1861 - 1865
The Confederate States of America was a government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States.
1861 - 1865
The American Civil War was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States the Union or the North and several Southern slave states
1862 - 1865
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was carried out on Good Friday, April 14, 1865. President Lincoln died from the gunshot wound.
1864 - 1865
Total war played a major part in conflicts from the French Revolutionary Wars.
1868 - 1877
Secessionist is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity.
Eastern Woodland Indians
1956 - 1967
Eastern woodlands tribes lived East of the plains. The Eastern Woodland Indians are Native Americans that inhabit the eastern part of the United States.