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Eastern woodlands indians

800 BC - 800 AD

They Lived in east plains.

Port Royal


was a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour, in southeastern Jamaica.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 ad - 1527 ad

Was the first Europe settlement in the us

13 English colonies

1601 - 1733

There area was called the breadbasket of colonists

Triangle slave trade

1607 - 1700

Ship traveled Europe carrying manufactured goods such as guns

Royal colony

1607 - 1774

A colony ruled or administer by official.

Property of colony

1622 - 1776

To divide the states to where there are now


1651 - 1673

Economic doctrine of the government control of foreign trade

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1730

Sc grew both rice and indigo. They made a good profit off it


1715 - 1717

Took place in sc they made a good profit

Plantation System


Prominent plantation crops included cotton, rubber, sugar cane, tobacco, figs, rice, kapok, sisal and indigo

Sons of Liberty

1733 - 1776

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.

Stono rebellion

1739 - 1740

They killed 20 black women and killed 2 storekeepers with cries of liberty

Franch and India war

1754 - 1763

The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France,

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

The British and the Cherokee had been allies at the start of the war.

Sugar act

1764 - 1774

The act increased duties on non-British goods shipped to the colonies.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

Merchants and lawyers began to move west, upsetting the social and political structure.

Tea act

1773 - 1861

Colonists in Philadelphia and New York turned the tea ships back to Britain. In Charleston the cargo was left to rot on the docks.

Stamp act

1775 - 1781

The Stamp Act of 1765 was the first internal tax levied directly on American colonists by the British government.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The war was the result of the political American Revolution. Colonists galvanized around the position that the Stamp Act of 1765, imposed by Parliament of Great Britain, was unconstitutional.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1777

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.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


The legislature renames itself the General Assembly of South Carolina and elects John Rutledge as president, Henry Laurens as vice president and William Henry Drayton as chief justice.

Articles of Confederation


The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1781

The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Camden


The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of Eutaw Springs


In early 1781 Major General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army began a campaign to end British control over the South Carolina backcountry

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

On October 14, 1780, George Washington chose Nathanael Greene to be commander of the Southern Department of the Continental forces.

Commerce Compromise


Northerners wanted to restrict foreign competition for raw good and finished products by taxing both imports and exports.



The Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and ratified by conventions in eleven states.

3/5 Compromise


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states

Great Compromise


was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution.

Cotton Gin


A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, a job that otherwise must be performed painstakingly by hand.

Cotton Trade


The fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile.

Embargo Act


The embargo was imposed in response to violations of U.S. neutrality, in which American merchantmen and their cargo were seized as contraband of war by the belligerent European navies.

war of 1812


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



Theories of secession address a fundamental problem of political philosophy.

William T. Sherman


was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author.

Denmark Vesey Plot


was an African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States.

Nullification Controversy

1828 - 1832

This ordinance declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historical movement to end the African slave trade and set slaves free.

Slave Codes


Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


It became problematic when popular sovereignty was written into the proposal so that the voters of the moment would decide whether slavery would be allowed.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1860 - 1861

South Carolina asked the other slave states to join together in forming a new nation. By February 1861 six other states from the lower south followed South Carolina.

Election of 1860


The Democrats met in Charleston, South Carolina, in April 1860 to select their candidate for President in the upcoming election.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

The war had its origin in the fractious issue of slavery, and, after four years of bloody combat the Confederacy was defeated, slavery was abolished

Ft Sumter


The fort sumter is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War.

Lincoln’s assassination


The assassination occurred five days after the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia,

Robert Smalls


was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician.

“Total War”


In the mid-19th century, "total war" was identified by scholars as a separate class of warfare.