Midterm Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

1800 B.C - 1800 A.D

The Indians in the Eastern Woodland culture lived east of the plains.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in what is now called the United States.


1600 - 1800

It was an economic system used. The goal was to improve the nations wealth.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1600 - 1800

The original 13 colonies were divided into the New England, Middle and Southern regions. Each one would trade goods with eachother, such as Tobacco,Flour, Rice, Fish...etc.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The Thirteen Colonies were some colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America, between Virginia and Georgia.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1690

Proprietary Colony was a colony. People who owned land there wold make their own rules.

Triangle Slave Trade

1700 - 1740

The Triangle was when slaves were traded and cash crops and manufactured goods. It was between Africa, Europe, and America.

Slave Codes


Slave codes were laws each US state had defining the status of slaves and the rights of masters.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yemassee War was a conflict between the British Settlers and the Indian Tribes. The location of this battle was in South Carolina.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1740

The Royal Colony was when owners of the land have the right to handle the land the way a government would handle a country.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The French and Indian War was a conflict between the British, French, and their Native American allies for control of North America.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The Cherokee War was of three campaigns from South Carolina against the Cherokees Indian nations.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

The Sugar Act was a law that attempted to curb the smuggling of sugar in the colonies by reducing the tax rate.

Stamp Act


This was a tax that was passed by the Parliament. It required Americans to pay extra tax for the things being bought.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

The Regulator Movement was a designation for two groups, South Carolina and North Carolina. Both groups would make laws and orders to establish a local government.

Tea Act

1773 - 1775

The Tea Act was an act of Parliament of Great Britain.

Sons of Liberty


The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that had independence from North American British colonies.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

It was a war in America between Great Britain and the 13 colonies.

Plantation System

1776 - 1860

Europeans began to establish settlements in the Americas.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


South Carolina got independence from Great Britain four months before the Continental Congress declared independence and five months before South Carolina learned the declaration.

Declaration of Independence


It ment freedom for America from Great Britain.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

Articles of Confederation was an agreement of the 13 founding states and served as its first constitution.

Battle of Kings Mountain


It was battle between the patriots and loyalist. Patriots won.

Battle of Camden


It was a victory battle for Great Britain.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


The Battle of Eutaw Springsn was a major battle in the Carolinas.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Cowpens was victory between the continental army.


1787 - 1789

The constitution created the United States government, unitl the present government.

Great Compromise


Great Compromise was an agreement between large and small states.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise was when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.

3/5 Compromise


3/5 Compromise was a compromise between the Northern and Southern states.

3/5 Compromise


3/5 Compromise was a compromise between the Northern and Southern states.

Cotton Gin


A machine invented by Eli Whitney that separates cotton fibers from the seedpods.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

It was an act that said American ships were no longer allowed to sail to foreign ports, and it also closed American ports to British ships.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The War of 1812 was a 32 month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William Sherman was a General in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Denmark Vesey Plot


Denmark was a west Aindian slave and then he was a freedman and led to the slave revolt.

Cotton Trade

1825 - 1870

It was when several countries would trade for cotton and other goods.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

Abolitionist Movement is when they wanted to end slavery and segregation.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls became a ship pilot during the Civil War. He helped African Americans into the US army.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


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

Dred Scott Decision


Dred Scott Decision slaves were not citizens of the United States and could not sue in Federal courts.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

The Election of 1860 was presidential election where Abraham Lincoln won with 180 Electoral votes.

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

The shots that began the Civil War were shot in the battle of Fort Sumter.

Port Royal

1861 - 1862

The battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest operations of the Civil War I which the United States Navy and United States Army were involved.


1861 - 1862

The policy of those maintaining the right to secession.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

The Civil War was a war between the states, the North and the South.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1862

Delagates from six lower south states congregated to form a national government that would be the Confederate States of America.

Lincoln’s assassination

1865 - 1866

The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln ocurred in 1865. The person who killed him was John Booth.

“Total War”


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

Stono Rebellion

1939 - 1987

The Stono Rebellion was a slave revolt.