Social studies midterm timeline


Eastern woodland Indians

800 bc - 800 ad

Are native americans who inhabit the eastern part of the United States.


1500 - 1799

Is an economic system that dominated the major European trading

San Miguel de gualdape

1526 - 1527

Was the first European settlement inside United States territory.

Royal colonies

1607 - 1752

a colony ruled or administered by officials appointed by and responsible to the reigning sovereign of the parent state

13 English colonies

1607 - 1732

They were some of the colonies on the Atlantic ncoast of North America . Each colony developed its own system self government.,

Proprietary colony

1620 - 1690

Was a colony one or individuals that retained rights

slave codes

1650 - 2013

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.

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1730

They trade it i between three countries

Triangle slave trade

1700 - 1879

A historical term indicating trade among ports or region.

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

A conflict between Indian and American colonist

Stono rebellion


Was a slave rebellion that commanded on 9 September 1739

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War. The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

Sons of liberty

1760 - 1761

The Sons of Liberty as a viable movement first broke up with the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1776

Sugar act

1763 - 1776

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

The War of the Regulation (or the Regulator Movement) was a North and South Carolina uprising, in which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials. Though unsuccessful, some historians consider it a catalyst to the American Revolutionary War.

Stamp act

1765 - 1776

Was passes by Parliment. It was passes to raise money for petitions

Tea act

1773 - 1774

The Tea Act, passed by Parliament would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston. The act was not intended to raise ...

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

The American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence, was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent .

Declaration on independence

1776 - 1777

A document declaring the US to be independent of the crown.

south carolina constituition of 1776

1776 - 1778

Whereas the British Parliament, claiming of late years a right to bind the North American colonies by law in all cases whatsoever, have enacted statutes for raising a revenue in those colonies and disposing of such revenue as they thought proper, without the consent and against the will of the colonists

articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

The original constitution of the United States, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US Constitution in 1789

battle of camden

1778 - 1780

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

battle of the mountains

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 eutaw springs

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

3/5 compromise

1783 - 1788

The three-fifths compromise was an agreement between Southern and Northern states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia

great compromise

1787 - 1788

The Great Compromise of 1787 or the Connecticut Compromise of 1787 refers to the settlement of the dispute that rose due to conflicting views put forward by the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey plan. These plans proposed changes in the Articles of Confederation that was the aim of the Philadelphia Convention of 1787.
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1787 - 1788

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America

commerce compromise

1787 - 1788

Fifty-five delegates met at the constitutional convention in Philadelphia in 1787. The delegates were charged with the task of amending the Articles of Confederation. However, they quickly decided to jettison the Articles and write a new constitution.

Nullification Controversy

1787 - 1816

was, in the narrow sense, a conflict between S.C. and the federal govt over a pair of bills - tariff acts.

cotton gin

1794 - 1795

The cotton gin is an instrument to remove the seeds from cotton

plantation system

1800 - 1801

an economy which is based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few staple products grown on large farms called plantations. Plantation economies rely on the export of cash crops as a source of income

embargo act

1807 - 1809

The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States CongressIt was an act that stated that American ships were no longer allowed to sail to foreign ports

war of 1812

1812 - 1814

was the signing of the peace Treaty of Ghent

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War

denamrk vessey plot

1822 - 2001

it was a plot created by Vesey. Slaves were going to revolt against their masters

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

The goal of the abolitionist movement was the immediate emancipation of all slaves and the end of racial discrimination and segregation.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery on May 13, 1862, by commandeering a Confederate transport ship

Dred Scott Decision

1846 - 1857

ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States that made slavery legal in all U.S. territories

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1856

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

election of 1860

1860 - 1861

The election of 1860 was mostly over the controversial issue of slavery

Civil War

1861 - 1865

was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States (the "Union" or the "North") and several Southern slave states that had declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America

Port royal

1861 - 1862

was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War, in which a United States Navy fleet and United States Army expeditionary force captured Port Royal Sound,

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

was a government set up by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War. Following declarations of secession by seven Southern states, South Carolina demanded that the U.S. Army abandon its facilities in Charleston Harbor.

Lincoln's assination

1865 - 1866

The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday.

"Total War"

1875 - 1876

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


1900 - 1901

is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity. Threats of secession can also be a strategy for achieving more limited goals.[1]

cotton trade

1912 - 2013

countries trade eathother cotton