Eastern woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The Indians in the Eastern Woodland Culture lived east of the Plains Indians. These Indians, like the Indians of the other cultures depended on the natural resources around them for all of their basic needs.

Triangle Slave Trade

1600 - 1700

The vast majority of slaves transported to the New World were Africans from the central and western parts of the continent. sold by Africans to European slave traders who then transported them to the colonies in North and South America.

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

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. Each colony developed its own system of self-government.

Proprietary colony

1625 - 1652

A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, remaining subject to their parent state's. This type of indirect rule eventually fell out of favor as the colonies became established and administrative difficulties eased


1637 - 1638

is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country.Mercantilism dominated Western European economic policy and discourse from the 16th to late-18th

Yemasse War

1715 - 1717

was a conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes. They killed hundreds of colonists and destroyed many settlements.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1726 - 1727

Was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory. Was founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón.

Stone Rebelion

1739 - 1740

It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution.One of the earliest known organized rebellions in the present United States

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France. It resulted in a British victory and was ended with the treaty of Paris.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The Anglo–Cherokee War broke out in 1758 when Virginia militia attacked Moytoy (Amo-adawehi) of Citico in retaliation for the requisition of some horses by the Cherokee. It resulted in another British victory

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on April 5, 1764. it taxed goods imported to America to raise revenue for England after it incurred debt during the french and Indian war strictly enforced

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

The Stamp Act imposed a direct tax by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America. The British Parliament did this so America could pay them back for their depts.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

was a North and South Carolina uprising, in which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials. The effort to eliminate this system of government became known as the Regulator uprising.

Rice and indigo trade

1800 - 1900

By the early 18th century, with the slave system established on a large scale, rice became a major export crop of the region
Charleston rice exports rose from 10,000 pounds in 1698 to over 20 million pounds by 1730

Royal War

1862 - 1863

The Battle of Front Royal, also known as Guard Hill or Cedarville, was fought May 23, 1862, in Warren County, Virginia. Front Royal demonstrated Jackson's use of Valley topography and mobility to unite his own forces while dividing those of his enemies.