Midterm timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The Eastern Woodland Indians are native Americans that live in the eastern part of the United States.

Regulator Movement


Western framers who joined together in North Carolina to fight colonial officails för over taxing.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

Slaves were shipped from Africa to the United States.


1500 - 1800

Mercantilism is a economic belief that the government has control over trade to ensure military security.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

It was the first European settlement in the United States territory. It was founded by Lucas Vasquez de Allyon. It was to last only three months of winter before being abounded in 1527.

Plantation System

1600 - 1699

The Plantation System was the division was land into smaller units under private owner ship.

Royal Colony

1600 - 1699

Colonies controlled by King George the II.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The colonies were founded by Great Britain in 1607. They would soon become states of the United States of America.

Slave Codes

1650 - 1712

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.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

People from Britan come over and watch it and supervise.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1700 - 1799

America produced the rice and indigo and sold it to Europe and other country's.

Yemmasse War

1715 - 1717

It was between the Indians and the settlers. The yemmasse kost and moves South.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

The Stono Rebellion was a slave rebellion the commenced in South Carolina. It was the largest slave rebellion prior the the American Revolution.

French and Indian War

1756 - 1763

The english and french battled for colonial domanation in North America.

Cheerokee War

1758 - 1761

Conflict between the British and Cherokee over land.

The Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

One of the causes leading up to the American Revolution.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1767

An act for granting and applying stamp duties in America and the british colonies.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1766

A group of artisans who boycotted taxes.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

Denmark Vesy was an African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States, which became known as the Denmark Vesey plot.

The Tea Act


Designed to help the East India tea company by putting taxes on tea products.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The fight for independance against British.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

The Provincial Congress of South Carolina approves a new constitution and government on March 26, 1776.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 17781

The Articles of Confederation is an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.

Declaration of Independance

1776 - 1777

Document that said that the states were independent and not under british rule.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

Major victory for the british during the revolutionary war.

Battle of King Mountins

1780 - 1781

In south carolina on October 7, 1780. It was a defeat aginst the british.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

Victory of American forces, turning point in reconquest of south. Carolina by the british.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

The last major battle in the carolinas.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

The northern states wanted to tax both the imports and the exports, the south didn't want a tax on exports. The government compromised by only taxing imports.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Great Compromise was that the lower house would have proportional representation and the upper house would have two representatives from each state.


1787 - 1788

The Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1788

It was a compromise between the north and the south that counted the 3/5 of the population of the slaves.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

The Embargo Act was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

The War of 1812 was between The Untied States and Great Britain over trade restrictions.

William T Sherman

1820 - 1891

William T Sherman was a General in the Union Army. He conducted total war towards the confederate states. He led his troops through Georgia and destroyed everything in his path. this was known as Shermans march to the sea.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The Abolitionist Movement was a movement to end slavery.

Nullification Crisis

1832 - 1833

The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's
opposing federal tarrifs.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls was a enslaved African American who after the American Civil War freed himself and became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician.

Kansas–Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

The Kansas–Nebraska Act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement,.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

It was a supreme court decision that ultimately led to the civil war because the supreme court made a decision that no black slave would ever become a citizen.

Ft Sumter

1860 - 1961

The first shots of the civil war were fired at Ft Sumter in Charleston, SC.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

The Election of 1860 was about those for and those oppose to slavery.


1861 - 1865

Secessionist was someone who withdrew from the United States.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

war between the Union (north) and the confederacy (south) over slavery.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

Southern states declared the secession from the United States. and became known as the confederacy.

Cotten Trade

1861 - 1862

The confederacy decided to withhold cotton from the European markets to show them that the South's cotton was king and very much needed.

Port Royal

1861 - 1862

The battle of Port Royal was one of the first operations of the American Civil War.

Total War

1864 - 1865

William T Sherman created an army and marched from Atlanta to Svannah and distroyed everything in his path. He wanted the soliders to forget about the war and come home to protect their family.

Lincolns Assination

1865 - 1866

LIncoln was assinated by John Wilkes Booth while he was watching a play at a theatre.