Eastern Woodland Indians

1800 bc - 1800 ad

The Indians in the Eastern Woodland Culture lived east of the Plains Indians. Because these Indians lived in the forests, they were called the Eastern Woodland Indians.Their food and clothing and shelter,weapons came all around the forest they lived in villages near streams and lakes.

San Miguel De Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement.It was to last only three months of winter before being abandoned in early 1527.

Port Royal

1562 - 1863

Port Royal was the site of the Naval Battle of Port Royal during the Civil War. The benefits of a large and sheltered natural harbor, Port Royal was able to develop port facilities to support the growing mining activities after the Civil War.


1600 - 1800

Is the economic the belief in the benefits of profitable trading.The government control foreign trades for ensuring the military security of the country.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

the 13 colonies were..Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode.founded between 1607 and 1733 by the England and later Great Britain.

Triangle Slave Trade

1680 - 1880

The triangle trade was carrying slaves, cash crops,eice, indigo,and tobacco. The triangle was used between Europe and Africa and North America.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1800

Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina about 1680 when Henry H. Woodward planted a seed given him by the captain of a Madagascar ship.In 1742, Eliza Lucas succeeded in growing the indigo plant on her father's plantation.

Proprietary Colony


A colony given to a proprietor to govern. A proprietary colony was a colony that one or more person usually land owners.

Royal Colony

1700 - 1900

A Crown colony, also known in the 17th century as royal colony were colonies that were ruled by a governor appointed by the Monarch.

Plantation System

1700 - 1910

The plamtaion system was a division of the land into smaller units under private ownership.It started in Virginia the system spread to the New England colonies.Ttobacco, rice, sugar cane and cotton were crops grown on these plantations. Slaves were in the fields from sunrise to sunset and did an eighteen hour day. Women worked the same hours as the men and pregnant women were to continue until their child was born.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yamasee War was a war between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and Native American Indian tribes.killed hundreds of colonists and destroyed many settlements.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

Was one of the biggest slave revoults. it happen near the Stono River just from Charleston, South Carolina. The reasons were spain offerd freedom to any slave who came to spainsh territory. Some were scared of their plantations owners. The results were many slaves were killed men,women, and children.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Great Britian fought aginst Frence and their indian allies in America. Fighting over territories. The British lost many battles at first, but the defeated the French and the Native Americans. The Treaty of Pairs was signed 1763 ending the war.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The war was between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.the results of the was were the british won.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

Geroge Grenville put a colonial tax on sugar,coffe,and wine that was imported from Great Britian. Until the American colonists that was led by the sons of liberty who orgainzed a serect organization that opposed the the Britian act. Later decided to boycott sugar act until the tax was taken away.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

was when North and South Carolina uprising.which citizens took up arms against colonial officials. But was unsuccessful.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

Since the sugar act didn't work Grenville he pushed to the Stamp Act. It was a tax on every paper product such as newspapers, playing cards, books, and pamphlets.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1776

The sons of liberty were patriots who would go against British tax laws.The Sons of Liberty organized protests against Parliamentary. Sometimes turned into violence.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

The tea act was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain. it wasn't t tax the American colonist but to the East India.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The American Revolutionary began as a war between Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies,but it grew into a world war.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

The Congress of South Carolina agrees a new constitution and government on 1776.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1778

The Declaration of Independence was that the thirteen American colonies known as independent states, and not part of the British. On june 11, 1776 the member of the congress to vote the Declaration of Independence to be voted on by the full congress. Thomas Jefferson was chosen to write the Declartion of Independence. Jhon Hancock signed the doucment who made it legal, later 55 other members of the congress signed it.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America.On March 4, 1789, the Articles were replaced with the U.S. Constitution.

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1781

Was a battle between the Patriot and Loyalist. It was the turning point for the Americans.

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

The battle was between the Americans and Great Britian. Were in more half of American troops were killed. In victory to Great Britian.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Cowpens was a victory.It was a turning point of the reconquering of South Carolina from the British

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1789

The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States.The new Constitution provided for a much stronger national government with courts, and taxing powers.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

It was the last major engagement of the war.It was fought during the American Revolution.It was the Patriots victory also one of the bloodiest battles of the Revolution.

3/5 Compromise

1787 - 1865

It was a compromise between Southern and Northern states states to count each slave as 3/5 of a person for tax purposes.The Three-Fifths Compromise is found in Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the United States Constitution


1787 - 1788

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States. The first articles of the Constitution were the rules and separate powers of the three branches of the federal government.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

It was compromise between the Northern and Southern States during the Constitutional Convention. North wanted to stop forgein competition for goods and finished products by taxing imports and exports. But the south didnt want taxes on exports since their economy depended on cheap agricultural exports. The compromise allowed the federal government to only tax imports

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

The Great Compromise alson known as the Connecticut Compromise. It was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1825

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton from their seeds. The cotton gin was created by Eli Whitney. Inventing he was trying to invent something that would give the slaves less work.Eli Whitney was an abolitionist.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

the U.S. Congress in December 1807 closed all U.S. ports to all exports and restricted imports from Britain. This act was made by Thomas Jefferson's. During the Napoleonic Wars. The embargo had little effect in Europe.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The war of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and the British and their allies .United States declared war in 1812 for several reasons.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1822 - 1823

Famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States. It was one of the largest slave rebellions. Took place in Charleston, South Carolina,arrested the plot's leaders before it could begin. Vesey and others were tried, convicted and executed

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

Was a movement to end slavery. People who went aginst slavery.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

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

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Born in Beaufort, South Carolina.Was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician.

slave codes

1852 - 1865

Slave codes were laws in each US state.These codes gave slave-owners full power over the slaves.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

Kansas and Nebraska decide for them if they were free or slave. People of the area were given to vote and decide.

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

Was the decision if slaves were property or humans.It held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

Was a election between Abraham Lincoln and John C. Breckinridge. For the rights of slavery or still haveing slavery.

William T. Sherman

1861 - 1865

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

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

After the south states secede from the union.SC demends the union to surrender to South.Lincon refues to Fort Sunter to surrender.Confederate fires on Fort and forceing to surrender.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

These were who wanted slarvery in the south. Orginzed by 11 states

Civil War

1861 - 1865

War between the north and south over slavey.The north won the war

Lincoln’s assassination

1865 - 1866

Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play with his wife at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.The assassination happend five days after the commander of the Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Total War”

1899 - 1930

Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages .Is known by scholars as a separate class of warfare.

Cotton Trade


cotton is traded with britain and other european countries.