Mid-term project


Eastern woodland Indians

800 bc - 800 ad

Triangular slave trade

1500 - 1800

Almost all slaves were African American and sold to European slave traders they were called old world immigrants in both North and South America

Port Royal

1518 - 1692

Port Royal was a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica. Founded in 1518, it was the centre of shipping commerce in the Caribbean Sea during the latter half of the 17th century. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1692 and subsequent fires, hurricanes, flooding, and another earthquake in 1907.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

Founded by Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon it is also the First European settlement inside U.S territory


1600 - 1800

Economic doctrine that the government has control over the foreign trade which is of paramount importance for ensuring their military security of their country

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

Some were on the Atlantic coast of North America England and later Great Britain became interested in the 13 colonies

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1730

Both crops had been grown at the same time using labor force because of its seasonal nature

Slave Codes

1688 - 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

yamasee war

1715 - 1717

the yamasee war was a conflict between the british settlers of colonial south carolina and many native american tribes

sugar act

1733 - 1764

this act was passed by the parliment of great britain

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

One of the earliest known organized rebellion in the present United States was led by Africans who were Catholic

french and indian war

1754 - 1763

this war was mainly fought in between the colonies of british america and new france which were both supported by military units from parent countries of great britain and france

Regulator movement

1755 - 1765

the origins of the regulator movement being from a drastic population increase in north and south carolina during the 1760s

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

the British and the cherokee were allies at the beginning of the war but each side suspected the other of betrayal the tension grew between the two sides which grew into hostilites

plantation system

1758 - 1759

In the 17th century Europeans began to establish settlements in the Americas. The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system.

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1773

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies

stamp act

1765 - 1766

Like other previous taxes, the stamp tax had to be paid in valid British currency, not in colonial paper money

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

Denmark Vesey originally Telemaque was an African-Caribbean most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States. He was enslaved in the Caribbean before being brought to the United States and was probably of Coromantee background

Tea act

May 10, 1773 - April 1775

In the 1760s and early 1770s, the East India Company had been required to sell its tea exclusively in London

revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

France, Spain and the Dutch Republic all secretly provided supplies, ammunition and weapons to the revolutionaries in 1783, the Treaty of Paris ended the war and recognized the sovereignty of the United States

articles of confederation

1776 - 1781

The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states

Decleration of independance

1776 - 1777

The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress which announced that the thirteen American colonies were at war with great britain

battle of kings mountain

1780 - 1781

The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War

battle of camden

1780 - 1781

The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas

battle of cowpens

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Cowpens was a decisive victory by Continental army forces in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War

battle of cowpens

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Cowpens was a decisive victory by Continental army forces in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War

commerce compromise

1781 - 1787

The US Constitution has been called a "bundle of compromises" due to the fact that the delegates to the Constitutional Convention

3/5 compromise

1787 - 1788

The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention


1787 - 1789

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America The first three Articles of the Constitution establish the rules and separate powers of the three branches of the federal government

great compromise

1787 - 1800

the Great Compromise was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Conventionthat in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution

cottin gin

1793 - 1794

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, a job that otherwise must be performed painstakingly by hand. The fibers are processed into clothing or other cotton goods.

embargo act

1807 - 1809

The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars

the war 1812

1812 - 1815

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States.[1

proprietary colony

1829 - 1830

a proprietary colony is a colony which one or more people which is usually land owners remaining subject to thier parent states action

abolistionist movement

1830 - 1831

The goal of the abolitionist movement was the immediate emancipation of all slaves and the end of racial discrimination and segregation. Advocating for immediate emancipation distinguished abolitionists from more moderate anti-slavery advocates who argued for gradual emancipation, and from free-soil activists who sought to restrict slavery to existing areas and prevent its spread further west.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

The nullification controversy of 1832 was a major milestone in the national debate over federal versus state authority. Coming at a time when agitation over slavery and other issues that tended to divide the country along sectional lines was growing, the nullification controversy brought the states rights debate into sharp focus.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls (April 5, 1839 – February 23, 1915) was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery on May 13, 1862, by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, the CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it to freedom beyond the Federal blockade.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

The Kansas–Nebraska Act created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 by allowing settlers in those territories to determine through Popular Sovereignty whether they would allow slavery within each territory.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

Dred Scott Decision, was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. It held that the federal government 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

The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th presidential election. The election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1860 and served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

The Confederate States of America also known as the Confederacy, was a government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

The American Civil War, also known as the War between the States or simply the Civil War was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States (the "Union" or the "North") and several Southern slave states that had declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America (the "Confederacy" or the "South

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

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, at the Battle of Fort Sumter

cotton trade

1861 - 1865

unable to find due to crappy south carolina cotton ads and bull crap

Lincoln’s assassination

1865 - 1866

The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1868 - 1895

The Constitution of the State of South Carolina is the governing document of the U.S. state of South Carolina. It describes the structure and function of the state's government

Royal colonies

1918 - 1981

royal colonies are a colonial administration. thier were three types of royal colonies
1:represented councils
2:nominated councils
3:ruled directly by a governer

“Total War”

1935 - 1936

Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population


1991 - 1998

Mainstream political theory largely ignored theories of secession until the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia in the early 1990s through secession. Theories of secession address a fundamental problem of political philosophy: the legitimacy and moral basis of the state's authority, be it based on "God's will", consent of the people, the morality of goals, or usefulness to obtaining goals.[