midterm timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

1800 bc - 1800 ad

They where made up of many tribes that lived in the eastern part of the us. The tribes lived in vastly wooded areas.

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1800

It was trading of slaves and other maaterias between Africa, Europe, and North America. (Late 1500s - early 1800s)

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

Was the first European settlement established in the us

Royal colony

1600 - 1699

A colony directly ruled by the British crown through government.

13 colonies

1607 - 1733

The first colony established in1607 and the last colony established in 1733 was Georgia.


1651 - 1673

An economic system used by the British. It was the idea that to get economic strength, a nation must export more than it imports.

Proprietary colony

1660 - 1690

A colony where one or more individuals remained loyal to their state.

Rice and indigo trade

1698 - 1730

Indigo was a demande in Europe and rice planting was profitable.

Cotton Trade

1700 - 1900

it was the trade of cotten for other goods around the world.

Slave Codes

1705 - 1848

these were created to keep slaves from revolting. there were strict punishments to slaves who disobeyed the codes.

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

A conflict between the yemassee and other tribes against the British settlers.

Plantation System

1730 - 1758

Was a division of land into smaller privately owned plots

Stono rebellion

1739 - 1740

It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

A war in American where France and its Indian allies opposed England. It was ended by the peace treaty.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

Tensions between Cherokee and Britain increased during the war.

Sugar act

1764 - 1776

it was a British tax on sugar wine and other things.

stamp act


it was a tax on all printed materials and documents.

Cotton Gin

1765 - 1825

a machine that seperates cotten from the seed quickly and easily.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

Citizens took arms against corrupt colonial officials.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

it was a British tax on tea.

Sons of Liberty


they are a group of american patriots.

revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

a war between the 13 colonies and great britan.

Declaration of Independence


was the deleration of the 13 colonies.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


it was when south carolina approves a new government.

Articles of Confederation


was an aggrement between the 13 colonies and served as the new constitution.

Battle of Camden


was a major victory forthe British in the revolutionary war.

Battle of Kings Mountain


was an important victory for the patriots in the revolutionary war.

Battle of Cowpens


was a major turning point in the revolutionary war.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


was the last major fight in the revolutionary war.

3/5 Compromise


a comprimise between the southern and northern states

Commerce Compromise


a comproomise to put a tax on imports not exports.

Great Compromise


it was an agreement betwenn large and small states



ment to address problems in the us government and where operated by the articals of confederation.

Embargo Act


it was an embargo on british ships.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

it was a conflict between england and us about trade. It was the second war of independence

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author who served as a General in the Union Army during the civil war.

Denmark Vesey Plot


a plot of vesey and slaves to exicute their owners.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

an atempt to end racial segregation.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

it was a contraversy between President Andrew Jackson and South Carolina senator John Calhoun.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

was an enslaved african american who became a ship’s pilot, sea captain, and politician, before and after the civil war.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


it allowed people in kansas and nebraska to vote if they wanted slavery or not.

Dred Scott Decision


it said that government had no power to control slaves in there teritory and that people that decent from africa were not protected by the constitution.

Creation of the Confederate States of America


this happened after abraham was elected president.the confederate states were the south.

Election of 1860


abraham won this election and the south broke away from the north.


1860 - 1861

it was the withdrawl of the 11 southern states of the union.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

itwaas a war about abolishing slavery. it was fought between the north and the south.

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1865

it was a northern fort in south carolina. a battle had taken place here.

Port Royal

1861 - 1865

it is in south carolina. there is a fort there that was used in the civil war.

“Total War”

1861 - 1865

was a type of way war was fought.

Lincoln’s assassination


he was shot and killed after the civil war ended, killed fords theater.