The Eastern Woodland Indians are native Americans that live in the eastern part of the United States. At ahem live in log homes homes and hunt and grow their own crops.
San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside now the United States territory, founded by Lucas Vazquez de ayllon.
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.
The thirteen colonies were on the Atlantic coast of North America founded by Virginia and Georgia. The 13 colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, North Carolina, New York, and Rhode Island.
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.
A colony ran by one or more private land owners that retain the rights.
The indigo and rice trade was an increase in rice and indigo. growing rice and indigo was very profitable.
the cotton trade was the largest crop of the slavery era and is still grown in SC today.
Merchantilism is an economic system that destroyed the European tradinng nations.
The triangle slave trade is a trade among three ports or regions. triangular trade provides a method for trade imbalances between the regions.
The Yemasse war was a conflict between the British settlers and the Indian tribes. The location of this battle is South Carolina.
The royal colony was when owners of the land had the right to handle the way a government would handle a country.
The stono rebellion was a slave rebellion. It was the largest slave uprising.
The French and Indian war was a conflict between the British and France.
The war was a conflict between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes.
The sugar act was a law that attempted to curb smuggling of sugar in the ecolonies by reducing the tax rate.
stamp act is a law enacted by government that requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents. The stamp act was considered unfair by many people.
Secret organization of American colonists formed initially to protest the Stamp Act. The idea found success in many colonies, after the initial organizations in Boston and New York. Supported American independence.
The regular movement was a designation for two groups, SC and NC. Both groups would make laws and orders to establish a local government.
to evade the tea tax, merchants in Boston bought tea smuggled into the colonies.
The three-fiths compromise was a agreement between southern and northern states that said three-fiths of the population of slaves would be counted for the purpose of taxes and representation in the government.
he American Revolutionary War or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers.
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: a legislature, the bicameral Congress; an executive branch led by the President.
the first change of the south carolina constitution.
The article of confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the united states of america as a confederation of sovereighn states and served the first constitution.
The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. Instead they now formed a new nation--the United States of America. John Adams was a leader in pushing for independence.
the battle of kings mountain was a patriots victory.
The battle of camden was a major victory for the British in the revolutionary war.
The battle of eutaw springs was the last battle of the american revolutionary war in the carolinas.
The batte of cowpens was an american victory.
a bicameral system of the house and senate.
The commerce compromise is when the constitution allows the federal government to tax imports.
A plan created by vesey where slaves were going to revolt against their masters.
a machine that seperates the seeds from raw cotton fibers gin.
The embargo act was a law by the united states congress against great britain and france.
The war of 1812 lasted 32 months and was between the americans and the british.
William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification.
From the 1830s until 1870, the abolitionist movement attempted to achieve immediate freedom of all slaves and the ending of racial segregation and discrimination.
Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a sea captain and a politician.
One of the most important cases ever tried in the United States was heard in St. Louis' Old Courthouse. The two trials of Dred Scott were the beginning of a complicated series of events which concluded with a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 1857
The Kansas-Nebrask Act was an 1854 bill that allowed settlers of a territory to decide whether slavery would be allowed within a new state's borders
The United States had been divided during the 1850s on questions surrounding the expansion of slavery and the rights of slave owners. In 1860, these issues broke the Democratic Party into Northern and Southern factions.
The policy of those maintaining the right of secession.
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.
The Confederate States of America (CSA), 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.
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 and several Southern slave states that had declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America. The war had its origin in the fractious issue of slavery, and, after four years of bloody combat (mostly in the South), the Confederacy was defeated, slavery was abolished, and the difficult Reconstruction process of restoring unity and guaranteeing rights to the freed slaves began.
The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War, in which a United States Navy fleet and United States Army force captured Port Royal Sound, South Carolina, between Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina.
The assassination occurred five days after the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and the Union Army. Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated.
the mid-19th century, "total war" was identified by scholars as a separate class of warfare.