Eastern Woodlands Indians was made up of several Indian tribes that lived on the East side of United States.
1500 - 1700
Mercantilism is economical doctrine in order to create a wealthy and powerful country.
Triangle Slave Trade
1500 - 1800
Also known as the "transatlantic slave trade." It was created to trade slaves from Africa, to Europe, to America.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
It was the first European settlement in South Carolina. It ended shortly due to famine, disease, and unrest in the black and American Indian populations.
1562 - 2013
The Town of Port Royal is located between the Beaufort River and Battery Creek in low country of South Carolina. There is a lot of history here
13 English Colonies
1607 - 1732
The British settlers in American founded 13 colonies, all along the Atlantic seaboard, from New Hampshire to Georgia.
1624 - 1981
An Empire of English, or later known, British empire. it was ruled by a governor appointed by the Monarch.
1640 - 1860
After several slave revolts, US thought they thought they should make strict laws for slaves.
1660 - 1690
A group of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland.
Rice and Indigo Trade
1700 - 1730
Rice trade grew to other countries considered the had a well established slave system.
1700 - 1800
A war strategy in which an army destroys everything in their path. William T Sherman used this technique.
1715 - 1717
It was a war between British Colonists and many native American tribes. They killed hundreds of colonists and destroyed many settlements.
1730 - 2013
The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system. Many plantations grew tobacco, rice, etc.
09/09/1739 - 1740
Stono Rebellion was a slave rebellion that commenced on September 7th, 1739 in the colony of South Carolina. It was the largest slave uprising.
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
Many countries involved and was also known for the Seven Years War. Involving many indian groups.
1758 - 1761
The war was a conflict between British in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War. In November 1761, the Cherokee signed a peace treaty with Virginia.
1764 - 1766
The Sugar Act was British Parliament repealing sugar goods. They added tax to it, so many people couldn't afford it.
1765 - 1771
Also known as the War of the Regulation, it was an uprising between the North and South Carolina in which citizens fired at colonial officials.
Sons of Liberty
1765 - 1776
A group formed by American patriots. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists.
1765 - 1775
British Parliament went against printed materials and in order to buy them, they needed to be stamped.. Printed materials considered legal documents, magazines, newspapers and many other types of paper used throughout the colonies.
1767 - 1822
An African American slave that planned the biggest slave revolt.
May 10, 1773 - 1861
It was made to stop the huge amount of tea created.
American Revolutionary War
1775 - 1783
The Revolutionary War was known as the American War of Independence. It gradually started a world war.
Declaration of Independence
1776 - 1777
It was a document that said that the 13 colonies are independent and no longer apart of British.
Articles of Confederation
1777 - 1781
It was ratified in 1781. The 13 founding Colonies agreed on a constitution that stated law and ruled, basically.
Battle of Kings Mountian
1780 - 1781
In South Carolina, fought between Loyalists and Patriots.
Battle of Cadmen
8/16/1780 - 8/17/1780
It was a victory for the British during the American Revolutionary War.
Battle of cowpens
South Carolina on the border with North Carolina, United States of America. Fought between British and America. Winners were the Americans.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
1781 - 1783
During the American Revolution fought between British and Americans
1786 - 1787
It was a compromise between northern and southern states in order to decide if slaves should be counted as a vote for taxes or elections.
1787 - 1788
An agreement during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 protecting slaveholders interests by forbidden Congress to tax.
1787 - 1788
A document that states the supreme laws of the Untied States.
1787 - 1800
Many delegates had different views so they tried to make it easier to agree on things.
1793 - 1794
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in and ball. You can use cotton to make cloths and other materials.
1794 - 1865
The cotton gin is a machine that quickly seperated cotton from the seeds. It was created by Eli Whitney.
1800 - 1820
The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system.
1807 - 1808
Us Congress restricting shipping from places and to places. Jefferson thought if they stopped shipping from and to places that they would be cut off from war.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
conflict between the United States and the British Empire. British wanted US to restrict shipping and such. The Treaty of Ghent ended the war on February 17, 1815.
William T. Sherman
1820 - 1891
William T. Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War
1828 - 1834
In 1828, Congress passed a high protective tariff that infuriated the southern states because they felt it only benefited the industrialized north.
1830 - 1870
Wanting to end slavery and any discriminational acts such as slavery. The abolitionist movement was the immediate emancipation of all slaves and the end of racial discrimination and segregation
1839 - 1915
Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician.
1854 - 1855
Territories were created, Kansas and Nebraska and it opened up land and opportunities for people.
Dred Scott Decision
1856 - 1857
US decided thatgovernment had no power to regulate slavery in the territories, and that people of African descent (both slave and free) were not protected by the Constitution and were not U.S. citizens.
Election of 1860
1860 - 1861
Te presidential election between Abraham Lincoln and John Breckinridge. Abraham won.
1860 - 1861
An act of withdrawing from an organization or party.
1861 - 1865
American Civil War s the bloodiest conflict in US history. In consists of many battles.
Creation of the Confederate States of America
1861 - 1865
CSA was a government set up for southern slave states.
1861 - 2013
Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The fort is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War were fired
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
7/14/1865 - 7/15/1865
It took place on a Good Friday. Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated. John Wilkes Booth assassinated Lincoln at the Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.