Social Studies Timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The Indians in the Eastern Woodland lived east of the Plains Indians.The Eastern Woodland Indian were made up of many tribes. The most known tribes were the Powhatan, Mohawks, Iroqoius, and the Susquehanna.most of them lived near rivers or streams.


1500 - 1799

The mercantilism is a foreign trade controls by the controls by the government to ensure the military security of the country

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in America. Founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526.
It was to last only three months of winter before being abandoned in early 1527.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

It was started in 1607.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.

Slaves Codes

1650 - 1833

Slave codes were laws in the US, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners absolute power over the 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 - 1775

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.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1776

When taxes were but on sugar.

Regulator Movement

1764 - 1771

Citizens fought against colonial officials. Some historians consider it a catalyst to the American Revolutionary War.

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1773

A group of American patriots that protected the people's rights.

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.

Articles of Confederation

1776 - 1789

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

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1778

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.It was a constitution that gave South Carolina extra rights.