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Eastern Woodland Indians

800 B.C. - 800 A.D.

The Eastern Woodland Indians lived in a forest near the Mississippi River. They would use the resources around them.

Plantation System

1400 - 1869

A growing plantation that has slaves that do all the work.


1500 - 2000

A treaty of peace.


1500 - 1700

Its an International trade, trade system where Americans provided raw goods to Britain, and Britain used the raw goods to produce manufactured goods that were sold in European markets and back to the colonies.

San Miguel De Gualdape

1526 - 1527

Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon of Spain tried to settle but disease spread and everything went wrong.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1733 (Georgia) by a variety of interests from England and later Great Britain. They are best known as the founding political entities of the United States of America.

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. And it took place along the Atlantic coast.

Slaves Codes

1650 - 1833

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.

Proprietary Colony

1660 - 1669

Charles II used proprietaries as a device to meet pent-up demands for territorial expansion as well as to repay political and economic debts incurred in the struggle for the throne. Vast tracts of land in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and North and South Carolina were distributed in this way.

Rice And Indigo Trade

1694 - 1755

Rice and Indigo became the top selling goods. Mostly produced in South Carolina.

Abolitionist Movement

1700 - 1800

It was mean't to end slavery in diffrent places.

Triangle Slave Trade

1700 - 1879

A trade among three ports or regions. It's a method for trade imbalances between the regions.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

Yemassee Indians attacked settlers on a broad front along the southern and western borders of South Carolina.

Royal Colony

1729 - 1775

When the north and the south divided from the union.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

It was the largest slave uprising in the Colonies prior to the American Revolution.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

When the french, the british and the indians went to battle.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

When the British fought against the Cherokee indians.

Regulator Movement

1764 - 1771

Citizens fought against colonial officials. Though unsuccessful, some historians consider it a catalyst to the American Revolutionary War.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1776

When taxes were but on sugar.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

Taxes on inports.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1770

An underground faction that sought to protect and fight for the American cause.

Tea Act

1773 - 1869

When there was taxes on tea.

Battle Of Eutaw Springs

1775 - 1783

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was one of the hardest fought and bloodiest battles of the Revolution and proved to be the last major engagement of the war to take place in the South.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

A war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1778

It was a constitution that gave South Carolina extra rights.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1789

The Articles of Confederation represent the first constitutional agreement made between the 13 American states.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 3063

A document that was for American freedom.

South Carolina Constitution Of 1776

1776 - 1782

South Carolina took this action towards independence from Great Britain four months before the Continental Congress declared independence and five months before South Carolina learned of the declaration

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1783

It was the British and Germans against the Americans. The British won,

Battle Of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1786

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was one of the hardest fought and bloodiest battles of the Revolution and proved to be the last major engagement of the war to take place in the South.

Battle Of Cowpens


Americans against the British and loyalist Americans. The Americans won.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

The Compromise was submitted to the constitutional convention to break the deadlock created by the New Jersey Plan and The Virginia Plan.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1807

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

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1791

Three-fifths of the population of slaves would be counted for representation purposes regarding both the distribution of taxes and the apportionment of the members of the United States House of Representatives.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1816

A device that made cotton picking easier. Increased slaves.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

The act was a hardship on U.S. farmers as well as on New England and New York mercantile and maritime interests, especially after being buttressed by harsh enforcement measures adopted in 1808.

War of 1812

1812 - 1814

The conflict helped establish the credibility of the young United States among other nations.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

He was a strong military leader.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1821 - 1822

It was a plot created by Vesey, slaves were going to revolt against their masters but word got out about it and it failed. Vesey and other people involved in the plot were hung.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

Pitting President Andrew Jackson against South Carolina senator John C. Calhoun over whether a state could nullify federal law.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Smalls' heroic act both won freedom for himself and for his family, because of that he was awarded an audience with President Abraham Lincoln where he led the effort to enlist Black men to fight for the Union forces in the Civil War.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1866

Repealed the Missouri Compromise, allowing slavery.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1862

The Dred Scott decision had the effect of widening the political and social gap between North and South and took the nation closer to the brink of Civil War.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1864

It was an election where Abraham Lincoln became president. He changed history forever.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1860 - 1861

It consisted of the governments of 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

It was a long battle that was basically about slavery. It freeded many slaves.

Port Royal

1861 - 1862

A major Union victory early in the American Civil War that demonstrated how difficult it would be for the Confederacy to defend its coastline.


1861 - 1862

The policy of those maintaing the right of secession.

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

It was a bombing that was the starting point of the Civil War.

Lincoln's Assassination

1865 - 1866

Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated.

Cotton Trade

1912 - 2013

A trade between two people with cotton for other useful things.

Total War

1914 - 1918

It was a war that changed United States forever.