Indian tribes in the East United States and Canada. They were hunters and gatherers in the forests and Lakes.
It meant that a nation should sell more than it buys in order to make a profit. It was brought up because of the earlier struggles of nations to make a profit through buying and selling materials.
First European settlement in the United States. It was founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón.
A trade between West Africa, Carribean, and America. They traded slaves, manufactured goods and crops.
A colony where people remain loyal the their parent countries' laws. These colonies were under indirect rule.
First original colonies settled by the British in the East Coast of the early United States. They included, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hamshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.
A colony ruled by officials appointed by and responsible to the parent country. Ruled directly by a king.
Rice and Indigo was grown mainly in the Southern Colonies. Major export crop of the region.
A set of rules that all slaves and slave owners had to follow.
It was a conflict between them British settlers of South Carolina and the Native American Indian tribes. It was a attempt by the Native Americans to destroy the colony.
A slave rebellion during the Revolutionary War in the colony of South Carolina. One of the earliest none rebellions in the United States.
A seven year war fought between British America and New France. The British won.
Conflict between the British Americans and the Cherokee Native Americans. They were allies but betrayed each other during the French Indian War.
North Carolina and South Carolina were trying to restore law and local government. They were trying to bring criminals into justice.
A direct taxe for the British colonies of America. It was a taxe on printed materials.
A group of American patriots that led in the fight for freedom. They protected the colonists and were against the British Government.
A revenue-raising act passed by the Parliment of Great Britain. They taxed sugar products.
The British Parliment taxed the British colonies of America on tea.
I war between Great Britain and the 13 colonies. The 13 colonies were trying to gain independence from Great Britain.
South Carolina considered themselves independent from British control.
A document that regarded the 13 colonies of America to be independent states. This document said that we were now our own country.
Agreement between the 13 founding states. Served as the first constitution.
A battle between the Patriots and the Loyalists in the Revolutionary War. The Patriots defeated the Loyalists.
British were fighting for control of South Carolina. The Americans were defeated terribly.
It was a battle between the British and the Americans. The Americans won, and it was a turing point in the war.
A battle during The Revolutionary War. The British won and it was the last major battle in the the Carolina's.
An agreement between the southern and northern states, that 3/5 of the slave population would be counted for representational purposes.
Imports from other countries would be taxed but not exports.
The supreme law of the United States. It didn't go into affect until two years after it was adopted.
A compromise between all of the states about the representation and power each state would have.
A system made to quickly and efficiently separate cotton from the seeds. Boosted the slave population.
A system of plantations where one plantation owner owned a number of individual unit plantations.
Cotton was a very valuable export during early America. It was called white gold.
The British restricted the places that the United States could import and export goods. They only allowed the, to trade goods with Britain.
A sea fort located on the Charleston Harbor. It was used in the Civil War and a major battle took place there.
War between the United States and the British Empire. The United States declared war because of the embargo act, British support of American Indians, and the impressment of the Royal Navy.
An American soldier for the Union during the Civil War. Invented the battle strategy know as "total war."
A slave rebellion led my Denmark Vesey. One of the participants in the rebellion spilled the beans about the rebellion and they got caught. Most of them were killed.
A group of people fighting for the freedom of slaves and no segregation.
Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun were arguing over the state's power to nullify a national law.
An enslaved African American who became a ship captain and pilot. He freed himself and his family.
A battle strategy where people go through towns and destroys everything in their paths. It was introduced during the Civil War.
America gained the Kansas and Nebraska territories.
A decision by the supreme court that said that slaves hafd non rights and were not considered American citizens.
People who withdraw themselves from their country and consider themselves an independant nation.
Lincoln beat Stephen Douglas and became the president. This election was crucial in the fight against slavery.
The creation of a separated group of state that seceded from the union because of the unions view of slavery.
A war between the confederate sates and the union. The union was trying to gain independence and start a new country run with slavery.
The location of a famous naval battle during the civil war.
Shot by an angry confederate after the end of the Civil War. He was shot while watching a play at a theater.