Eastern Woodland Indians

800 B.C - 800 A.D

The Eastern Woodland indians lived on the east of the Plains.Back then most of the land was covered with forest. That's why they called them the Eastern woodland Indians.

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1889

Ships traveled to europe to trade. They traded things like manufactured goods, guns,bread ect.


1500 - 1899

It was from the early 16th to the late18th century. Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade

San Miguel De Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel De Gualdape was the first European settlement in the United States of America.It was founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1723

The thirteen colonies were colonies along the coast.The colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

A Proprietary Colony was a colony that retained rights that now we see them as privileges. this was mostly land owners.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1694 - 1695

rice and indigo was shipped to Great Britain. they had to trade new production because there a lot of population

Royal Colony

1700 - 1800

A Royal Colony is a colony ruled or administered by officials and having a representative assembly voted by the people.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yamasee War was between British settlers of colonial South Carolina. Also there were some native american tribes.Some of them played a minor role though.

Stono rebellion

1739 - 1740

It was a slave rebellion.It was the fastest uprising slave rebellion

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France, with both sides supported by military forces by their original countries of Great Britain and France.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

The war was between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.it was also known as the Cherokee War, the Cherokee Uprising, or the Cherokee Rebellion.

Sugar act

April 5, 1764 - 1766

On April 5, 1764, Parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses.The Sugar Act, was also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1766

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take to the streets against the taxes by the British government.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

It was an uprising of citizens of South Carolina. The citizens fought against the colonial officials.

Stamp act


The Stamp Act 1765 imposed a direct tax by the British Parliament on the colonies of British America, and it required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London

Tea act

1773 - 1861

The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.the purpose was to reduce the massive surplus of tea being held by a financially troubled company in London.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

The American Revolutionary or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies,but it grew into a world war.

Battle of Camden

1775 - 1845

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1777

Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776.The Declaration of Independence is the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

The Congress of South Carolina approves a new constitution and government on this day in 1776.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1789

The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America. On March 4, 1789, the Articles were replaced with the U.S. Constitution.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1776 - July 2, 1822

Denmark Vesey Plot was a plan to start a slave rebellion. unfortunatly the plan was leaked and they were excecuted

Battle of Kings Mountain

October 7, 1780 - 1781

The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist. it was the turning point of the 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 battle of the war in the Carolinas.

Battle of cowpens

January 17, 1781

the Battle of cowpens was a decisive victory by Continental army.It was a turning point of the reconquering of South Carolina from the British.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern statesThe three-fifths ratio was not a new concept. It originated with a 1783 amendment, proposed to the Articles of Confederation.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Commerce Compromise was The Constitution that allowed federal government to tax imports but not exports.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Connecticut Compromise was an agreement that large and small states.It defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution.


May 14, 1787 - 1788

The Federal Convention convened in the State House in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787, to revise the Articles of Confederation.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds. before it, the slaves had to pick it by hand

“Total War”


Total war played a major part in conflicts from the French Revolutionary Wars to World War II. there was less argument on skin color,

Embargo Act

1807 - 1808

The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo by the United States Congress. The embargo was imposed in response to violations of U.S. neutrality, in which American merchantmen

War of 1812

1812 - 1813

The War of 1812 was a 32 month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire.The United States declared war in 1812 for several reasons, including trade restrictions brought about by Britain's ongoing war with France,

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.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

Abolitionist Movement was an attempt to get rid of slavery for good. It also was attempting to get rid of racial segregation.

Nullification Controversy


This act declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs.it was between John c Calhoun and Andrew Jackson.

Robert Smalls

April 5, 1839 - 1915

he was born and raised in Beaufort. He also died in Beaufort. he was against slavery.

Slave codes


Slave codes were laws in each US state, which have slaves rights and limits

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1860

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

Dred Scott Decision


It held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories.

Election of 1860


The United States presidential election of 1860 was Abraham Lincoln. This started the war.


1860 - 1861

secession means the withdrawal of one (or more) states from the Union that constitutes the United States.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

Creation of the Confederate States of America was a government set up by a number of Southern slave states. They had declared secession in the United States

Civil War

1861 - 1865

the war was fought between the north against the union. the confederacy lost this war.

ft. sumter


the war was fought in April 12–14, 1861. this battle started the revolutionary war.

Port Royal


The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest battles of the american civil. it was guarded by forts.

Lincoln’s assassination


John Wilkes Booth (an actor)shot Abraham Lincoln. this was after Robert E. lee surrendered.(which ended the war)

Plantation System

1900 - 2012

A plantation economy is an economy which is based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few staple products grown on large farms called plantations.

Cotton Trade


cotton is traded with britain and other european countries.