Mid Term Timeline

Social Studies


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The eastern woodland Indians were native Americans that lived in the eastern part of the United States. They usually lived in forests as you can predict because of there name.


1500 - 1800

The belief in the benefits of profitable trading.

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1800

Triangle trade was the trade that went from North America sending raw materials to Europe then Europe sending Manufactured goods to Africa and then Africa sending slaves to America.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Guadalupe was the first European settlement that settled in united states territory.

13 English Colonies

1609 - 1812

The 13 English colonies were colonies found by the British during the early 1600s through the early 1800s.

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

Colony that is overseen by an individual that has the same power as a government.

Royal Colony

1679 - 1790

A Royal Colony or 'Crown Colony" was a colony that was ruled by a governor chosen by the Monarch.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1690 - 1890

Rice trade dates back to the late 1600's and ended in the late 1800's. Indigo trade started in the 1600's and lasted through the 18th and 19th century.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yemassee War was a war between the Yemassee tribe and many more against a settlement of South Carolina colonists.

Sons of Liberty


The sons of liberty were a group of patriots that fought for independence.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

The stono rebellion was the largest slave rebellion before the American Revolutionary War. 20 whites and 44 slaves died.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The French and Indian war was a war that was fought between the British against the French. The British won the battle with the help of allied Indians.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

Cherokee war was the conflict between the British and Cherokee tribes.

Sugar Act


The British Parliment raised taxes on sugar and it made most colonies who grew sugar went out of business.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

An unsuccessful uprising in NC and SC where colonists went up against colonial officials.

Stamp Act


The stamp act was the act of taxing things such as legal documents, magazines, newspapers and many other types of papers.

Tea Act


Act that gave Americans no right to buy tea unless it came for a specific company.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The revolutionary war was a war fought for american independence against the British.

Declaration of Independence


The declaration of independence was a document that allowed us to be free from Great Britain.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


South Carolina Constitution of 1776 was that to have a significant amount of property to vote, and even more to be a politician.

Articles of Confederation


The Articles of Confederation was a document that basically was a document that supported a much stronger national government but gave less power to the people and then eventually got ratified.

Battle of Camden


The battle of Camden was a very important battle because it was a very big victory for the British.

Battle of Kings Mountain


The battle of kings mountain was won by the patriots because they heard that the British were coming so they managed to push them of the hill and retreat back to their camps.

Battle of Cowpens


The battle of Cowpens was a very big victory for the patriots against the British with 1,000 people dead on their side.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


Battle of Eutaw Springs was a very important battle because it was mostly the turning point of the war in the Carolinas.

Commerce Compromise


Commerce Compromise is when the Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1865

The 3/5 Compromise only counted slaves as 3/5 a person in order.

Great Compromis


The great compromise was a compromise that proposed having a bicameral legislature which became the House of Representatives and the Senate.



The constitution of the united states of america pretty much states all of the laws and created what our government is today.

Cotton Gin


The cotton gin was created by Eli Whitney which it made picking the seeds off cotton much much easier.

Embargo Act


The Embargo act was that you were not allowed to ship cargo out of country which definitely brought down the income of money.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The war of 1812 was a war fought between the British and the Americans. America declared war on Great Britain because of Britain's harassment of their shipping and they wanted to control territory in Canada.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William T. Sherman was an American general that created "Total War"

Denmark Vesey Plot


The Denmark Vesey plot was an idea to start a slave uprising lead by Denmark Vesey after he became a free man. But the plot leaked out to authority's and he was arrested.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The Abolitionist Movement was basically the movemne of ending slavery.

Nullification Controversy


This Nullification Controversy was between John C, Calhoun and Andrew Jackson which was over tariffs and Great Britain.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert smalls was a enslaved african american but then became a ship pilot, sea captain and poltician.

Plantation System


A plantation system was a divided up piece of land owned by someone which was usually mainly for farming.

Slave Codes


Slave codes were codes that were made in 1848 that would protect slave owners from being so abusive to their slaves.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


The Kansas-Nebraska act created territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening a new settlement.

Dred Scott Decision


The Dread Scott decision meant that government had no power over slaves in the territory's and Blacks were not protected by the constitution and were not considered to be a U.S citizen.

Ft Sumter


Ft. Sumter is a fort located in Charleston. The battle fought there was during the civil war and was the turning point of the war.

Election of 1860


The election of 1860 was between Abraham Lincoln and John C. Breckinridge which in the end Lincoln obviously won.



A secessionist is the act of seceding such as from the union.

Cotton Trade


Cotton trade was a basically a gold mine for slave owners. America before and during the civil war produced 70 percent of the worlds cotton.

Civil War


The Civil War was a war fought between the Confederates and the Union. It was mainly fought over slavery.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

The Creation of the Confederate States of America was created because the south did not agree to the norths decisions and they secede from the union creating the confederate states.

Port Royal


The Battle of port royal was one of the earliest battles in the civil war.

Total War

1862 - 1865

William T. Sherman created total war which was basically him in the south destroying and killing everything in his path which would get the confederates attention and leave the war to go protect their family's.

Lincoln's Assassination


Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865 at 10:14 exactly. He was shot then stabbed to death by John Wilkes Booth.