Midterm Timeline

Sikora's class


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 bc - 800 ad

The Eastern Woodland Indians were Indians that lived in the eastern part of the United Sates.

Triangle Slave Trade

1450 - 1790

A slave trade between England, America and Africa. It formed a triangle by the trading routes.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

It was a European settlement that only lasted three months.

Proprietary Colony

1612 - 1750

US history any of various colonies, granted by the crown in the 17th century to a person or group of people with full governing rights.


1651 - 1673

An economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade is the paramount importance for insuring the military security of the country.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1800

This time was the most profitable time for South Carolina. They grew over 20,000,000 pounds of cotton and earned around 113,000£ from indigo.

“Total War”

1700 - 1800

A kind of battle style where civilians are no different than soldiers.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

This war was fought by the British settlers on South Carolina and native Americans. There were around 14 well known tribes.

Royal colony

1729 - 1776

Colonies called crown colonies ruled by a governor

Stono Rebellion

September 9,1739 - September 10, 1739

This rebellion only lasted one day. They killed 22-25 whites.

cotton trade

1750 - 1865

most of the cotton was grown in the south of the US

plantation system

1750 - 1865

the division of the land into smaller units under private ownership

13 England Colonies

1750 - 1776

These are the original states of the U.S. The Revolutionary War was the war that was fought to make these colonies states. The Declaration of Independence made them states.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

This war was fought primarily by Great Britain and France. In 1756 it inclined to a world-wide conflict.

french and Indian war

1754 - 1763

this war was fought mainly by British america and france

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

a war fought between the british and cherokee tribes

sugar act


the british put taxes on wine, sugar, and other important things

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The British put tax on everything the US bought from them.

regulator movement

1765 - 1771

an effort by settlers to gain and restore law and order

Sons of liberty


They are famous for the Boston tea party

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

This was a North and South Carolina uprising also called the war of regulation. In this the colonials took up arms against corrupted officials.

tea act


an act that Americans could only buy tea from the east india company

south carolina constitution of 1776


the fist constitution of SC which declared it independent

declaration of independence


a document stating that the american colonies were now independent

articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

the written documents for the functions of the US government

battle of camden


a battle which the british won over the americans

battle of kings mountain


the turning point in the american revolutionary war

battle of eutaw springs


a british win in the rev. war.

battle of cowpwns


an american win in the rev. war which was commanded by daniel morgan

great comprimise


this satisfied all of the states and created the house of Representatives

commerce comprimise


settled the disagreement between northern and southern states about how the government could regulate commerce



rules and boundaries for the government

3/5 comprimise


stated that slaves would only count as 3/5 of a person in terms of taxation

Cotton gin


It made the south gain more money but it was originally made to end slavery so the slave owners would do work but they m add their slaves use it to make them more money.

abolitionist movement

1800 - 1870

people who were against slavery tried to abolish slavery

slave codes

1800 - 1865

laws that told slaves what they could and couldn't do

embargo act

1807 - 1809

stopped trade from america and foreign countries

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

A 32 month war that was between the US and the British

denmark vesey plot


a plan to revolt against slavery

nullification controversey


a conflict between SC and the federal government over tariffs

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

He was an African slave who was brought to the America's and taut himself how to read and write

dred scott decision

1847 - 1857

a trail where dred scott wanted to sue his master for owning him in a slave free state but he was not eligible to sue

kansas nebraska act


It repealed the Missouri Compromise and allowed the states to chose whether they wanted to allow slavery or not.

creation of the confederate states of america


eleven southern stated seceded from the union because they believed that president Lincoln was going to abolish slavery

election of 1860


president lincoln was elected

Port Royal

1861 - 1862

One if the first battles of the civil war

Civil war

1861 - 1865

The American civil war was a war against the southern part of America and the northern part.

Fort Sumpter

April 12, 1861 - April 14, 1861

The start of the civil war

William t. Sherman

November 15, 1864 - December 21, 1864

He lead the Sherman's march to the sea

Lincoln's assassination

April 14, 1865 - April 15, 1865

Lincoln was shit by John Wilkes Booth in fords theater.



people who wanted south carolina to secede from the union