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San Miguel de Gualdape

1475 - 1526

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.

Mercantilism

1600 - 1800

The main economic system used during the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. it was the Belief in the benefits of profitable trading.

Proprietary Colony

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.

Cotton gin

1700 - 1794

The cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily seperates Cotton fibers from their seeds.

Slave codes

1705 - 1862

Slave codes were laws in each US State , which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters.

Yemassee War

1717 - 1745

In the spring of 1715, the Yamasee formed a confederation with other tribes and struck at the white settlements in South Carolina.

Royal colony

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 .

stono Rebellion

1739

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.

Cherokee war

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.

Regulator movement

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.

Sugar act

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.

Stamp act

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.

Tea act

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.

Revolutionary war

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.

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.

Plantation system

1776 - 1860

The plantation system was an Economy which is based on agricultural mass production.

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 .

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

3/5 compromise

1787 - 1883

The three-fifths was a compromise between southern and northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention

Commerce compromise

1787 - 1808

The commerce compromise is when the constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.

Constitution

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.

Great compromise

1787

The great compromise was an agreement made among the delegates to the constitutional convention that the American government would have two houses.

Nullification Controversy

1787 - 1816

The nullification controversy was a major milestone in the national debate over federal versus state authority.

Embargo act

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.

Abolitionist movement

1830 - 1870

Abolitionist movement reform movement during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Ft Sumter

1837 - 1885

The Battle of Fort was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter near Charleston South Carolina that started the American Civil War.

Robert Smalls

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.

Cotton trade

1850 - 1864

Is an enormously important commodity throughout the world.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

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

1860

The Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 1860 to select their candidate for President in the upcoming election. It was turmoil.

Civil War

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

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.

Port Royal

1861

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.

Lincoln’s assassination

1862 - 1865

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was carried out on Good Friday, April 14, 1865. President Lincoln died from the gunshot wound.

Total War

1864 - 1865

Total war played a major part in conflicts from the French Revolutionary Wars.

Secessionist

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.