The eastern woodland Indians lived east of the plains Indians and depended on natural resources for their needs.
The Town of Port Royal is located between the Beaufort River and Battery Creek in the heart of South Carolina’s Low Country.
San Miguel de Gualdape is in the United States territory, founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón.
The triangle slave trade is a route to receive slaves.
Mercantilism is the belief in the benefits of profitable trade.
The colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhone Island.
a colony, administered by a royal governor and council appointed by the British crown, and having a representative assembly elected by the people.
A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, remain in their birth state.
South Carolina grew rice and indigo and that made the Carolina rich.
Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners absolute power over the African slaves.
The Yamasee was a conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and Native Americans. It was a battle in Easterm South Carlolina. Hundreds of colonists and settlements were destroyed.
The Stono Rebellion was a slave rebellion in the colony of South Carolina. It recruited 60 slaves and killed 22-25 whites. This took place on September 9, 1739.
The war was fought between British America and New France.
The Cherokee War was part of the western revolution.
The sugar act was when the British placed taxes on wine, sugar and many other products.
The Stamp act imposed a direct tax by the British Parliment specifically on the colonies of North America
The sons of liberty were American Parriots that organize pre independence North American British Colonies. They are most famous for undertaking the Boston Tea Party.
Designated for two groups, one in South Carolina, the other in North Carolina, that tried to effect governmental changes.
The Denmark Vesey Plan was a African- Carribean most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.
The Tea Act was one of the several measures that lead up the the Ameican Revoluonary War.
The revolutonary war was known as the American war of independence in the United States and gradually spread to a world war.
The current constitution took effect on December 4, 1895. South Carolina has had six other constitutions.
The Declaration of Independence was a document that said the thirteen colonies are now independent and no longer part of the British Empire.
The Articles of Confederation was a agreement between 13 states established by the United States.
The battle of Cadmen was a victory for the British in the South during the Revolutionary War.
The Battle of Kings Mountain was between the Patriots and the Loyalists.
The Battle of the Eutaw Springs was the last major battle of the Carolina's, during the Revoluonary War.
The Battle of Cowpens was a victory for the Contental Army Forces.
The 3/5 Compromise was a compromise between northern and southern states and reached the Pheledelphia state convention in 1787.
The Great Compromise. Delegates to the Constitutional Convention came from different backgrounds and held different political views.
The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America.
An agreement during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 protecting the interests of slaveholders by forbidding Congress the power to tax.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium. The fiber is almost pure cellulose.
A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds.
The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system.
The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France.
The War of 1812 was a 32 mounts between the United Sates and British Empire.
William was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Civil War.
The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency
of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification.
The Abolitionist Movement was the immediate emancipation of all the slaves and the end to racial discrimination and segregation.
Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot.
Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population.
Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. It opened new lands for settlement and repealed the Missouri Compromise.
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.
Secession is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity.
The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860. Abraham Lincoln won this election.
The American Civil War, also known as the War between the States was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865. The result was reconstruction and slavery was abolished.
The Confederate States of America was created by secessionists in Southern slave states who refused to remain in a nation that they believed was turning on them.
Fort Sumter is a fort located in Charelston Heabir, South Carolina. The first battle of the civil war took place their on April 12 & 13, 1861.
John Wilkes Booth, a famous actor and Confederate sympathizer, fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington.