Midterm timeline 3B


Eastern woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The eastern woodland lived east of the plains Indians.Their food, shelter, clothing, weapons, and tools came from the forests. They lived in villages near lakes or streams. There were many groups within the Eastern Woodland People. The most well known were the Iroquois, and the Cherokee nation.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside the United States in SC. It was found by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez..


Port Royal

1526 - 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.

Triangle slave trade

1599 - 1899

The triangle was carrying slaves,cash crops, and manufactured goods. The first leg of the triangle was from a European port to Africa.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The Thirteen English Colonies were British colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America. They declared their independence in the Americans.


1637 - 1638

Mercantilism was a Belief in the benefits of profitable trading. The government control the foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country.

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1800

Rice became a major export crop of the region. Rice planting was extremely profitable. Mrs. Charles Pinckney succeeded in growing the indigo plant on her father's plantation. then the indigo expanded around the united states.

Royal Colony

1699 - 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.

Proprietary Colony

1699 - 1830

Was a colony given to a proprietor to govern. There would be one or more individuals in the group.

Slave Codes

1700 - 1861

Were laws in each US state. These slaves codes defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners control power over the African slaves.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Power of the Yamasee was broken.
South Carolina colonists establish uncontested control of the coast.The Catawba become the dominant tribe in the interior.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1749

The stono rebellion lasted only a day. It was the largest slave uprising that was lead by native Africans who were catholic.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Great Britain and France and their Indian allies fighting over territory. The British lost many battles at first but defeated France and their Indians allies. The treaty of Paris 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 was where the British win.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

The Stamp Act imposed a direct tax by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America. The British Parliament did this so America could pay them back for their depts.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

Since the sugar act didn't work Greenville pushed to do the Stamp Act.Greenville taxed on every paper product.

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.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

Were two groups, one in South Carolina, and the other one was North Carolina. They were trying to make changes to laws and have justice.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

African-Caribbean who was famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States. He was a slave before he was brought to the united states. After he became free he planed the largest slave rebellions in the United States.

Tea Act

1773 - 1861

Tea act was an act of the Parliament of great Britain. It wasn't a tax to the Americans colonist but to the east India.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The Revolutionary War in the United States was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies. It grew into a world war between Britain on one side and the United States. The United States made victory.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1783

The 13 American colonies that were at war with Great Britain became independent states and no longer be a part of the British Empire.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

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

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

First constitution for the United States was replaced by the current United States Constitution on March 4, 1789

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1781

Battle between the Patriot and Loyalist. Patriot defeated the Loyalist commanded by British Major Patrick Ferguson o

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

The British and the Germans were against the Americans. It was a British victory.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

Was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

Was a victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.


1787 - 1788

The first three Articles of the Constitution establish the rules and separate powers

Great compromise

1787 - 1788

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.

3/5 compromise

1787 - 1868

The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 17

An agreement that large and small states would have during the Constitutional Convention of 1787. It defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

A machine that sepreates fibers from the seeds.

Total War


Was identified by scholars and as a separate class of warfare. some wars have played major parts.

Abolitionist Movement

1800 - 1888

Movement to end the slave trade in western Europe and the Americas.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1814

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. The British Royal Navy, in particular.

Lincoln’s assassination

1809 - 1865

16th President of the United States. Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated.The assassination was planned by the well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth. He was shot while watching the play( Our American cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Ft Sumter

1811 - 1948

Where the American Civil War was fired. Which was the Battle of Fort Sumter.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The War of 1812 was a 32 month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies which resulted in no territorial change, but a resolution of many issues remaining.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

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

Nullification Controversy

1830 - 1833

The states didn't want to pay the protective tariff that Jackson wanted. So the states claimed the right to nullify or declare void the tariff.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Was an enslaved African American who became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician during the American civil war. he freed him self and others.By commandeering a Confederate transport ship.

Dred Scott Decision

1846 - 1857

The Dred Scott Decision was one of the many arguments that led to the Civil War. He fought long and hard for his freedom, and would not be denied his right to live a free life.

Election of 1860

1850 - 1860

The south and west had to choose their presidential candidate. John C. Breckinridge [Southern Democratic] Abraham Lincoln[Republican] The southern wanted a strong statement supporting slavery. The Western wanted to end slavery.

Kansas–Nebraska Act

1850 - 1854

Created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.This Act opened new lands for settlement. It allowed the settlers of the new territories to decide if slavery would be legal there. It was a bill to increase slavery in Kansas .

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A civil war that the north and south fought. The south was fighting because it didnt want slavery to end. The north won the war and slavery was abolished.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

The 11 Southern states that seceded from the United States in order to preserve slavery and states rights. It was over in 1865 after being defeated in the American Civil War.

Cotton Trade


Cotton trade with Britain and other Europeans countries

Plantation System

1901 - 2000

An economy based on agricultural mass production. Plantation economies rely on the export of cash crops.


1991 - 1994

The policy of those maintaining the right of secession.