3B Class Mid Term


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The Eastern Woodland Indians where native Americans who lived in eastern America who traditionally lived in log houses and hunted and cooked there meals.

Triangle Slave Trade

1450 AC - 1750 AC

The triangle slave trade is when America and the Caribbean Islands traded stuff like lumber,wood,whale oil,furs,sugar,rice, silk ,tobacco, and other things.europe gives stuff to Arica and they give America slaves.


1500 AC - 1790 AC

Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade is very important for ensuring the military security of the country.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 AC - 1527 AC

A spaniard named Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon was ready to establish a colony with100 horses and 600 settlers. He lost one of his three ships to a river he called the Jordan and got lost in present day Georgetown SC

Plantation System


The farming of plants on a plantation such as indigo,cotton, ect.

13 English Colonies

1607 AC - 1732 AC

The 13 colonies where the first in America. James town was the first of the colonies and the colonists tried really hard to get all thirteen of the colonies. We fought Indians to stay in some of those colonies

Proprietary Colony

1624 AC - 1627 AC

The Proprietary Colony some of the latter where chosen by The lords proprietors

Royal Colony

1624 AC - 1981 AC

A Royal Colony is when the king of England turned some US states into his territory

Slave Codes

1712 - 1750

Where laws that gave slave masters absolute power against there slaves.

Yemassee War

1715 AC - 1717 AC

The Yemassee War was when conflict was spread out through colonists and the British and some native Americans

Stono Rebellion

1739 AC - 1740 AC

A group of 20 slaves killed the owner of a firearm department and got guns and they recruited a good number of slaves and had a small army of around 100 slaves. The militia found them and they fought some slaves got away but the ones who where captured where decapitated and put on beams as a lesson to other slaves.

French and Indian War

1754 AC - 1763 AC

Was when colonists the French , British , and Indian fought

Cherokee War

1758 AC - 1761 AC

Was when the Cherokee were allies with Great Britain fighting against the Americans

Rice and Indigo Trade

1763 AC - 1783 AC

The rice and Indigo trade was when America started trading rice and indigo which the Europeans really wanted to have for the blue color they could make from the flower.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

Was when the British taxed sugar wine and other important things

Stamp Act

1765 AC - 1766 AC

Was when the British started to tax all paper made items like stamps and news papers

Sons of Liberty

1765 AC - 1766 AC

Sons of Liberty were shop keepers and artisans who called themselves the loyal nine, they where against the Stamp Act and when they started to grow bigger they where known as the Sons of Liberty

Regulator Movement

1767 AC - 1771 AC

the Regulator movement was an organized effort by backcountry settlers to restore law and order and establish institutions of local government.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

It was when slaves where going to revolt against there masters and anyone who was involved in it where hung.

Tea Act

1773 AC - 1774 AC

American colonists could not buy any tea unless it came from the East India Company.

Declaration of Independence

1776 AC - 1777 Ac

The Declaration of Independence was a statement that announced that the thirteen colonies that where then at war with Great Britain where independent states and no longer part of the British Empire.

Revolutionary War

1776 AD - 1783 AD

The Revolutionary War was a war that the thirteen colonies, britain , spain, netherlands, and france fought.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1778

it was a very impotant thing in south carolina when they made this constitution


1777 - 1778

talkes about the three branches and stuff like that.

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

was an agreement among the 13 founding states. this was the first constitution.

Battle of Camden

1780 AC

The Battle of Camden was a short battle that only lasted an hour long.

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 AC

The Battle of Kings Mountain was a turning point in the war with the british that gave the americans a huge advantage.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 AC

it was an extrodinary battle

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 AC

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was the last major battle in the Revolutionary War . The british won the battle.

3/5 Compromise


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern convention of 1787 in which three-fifths of the enumerated population of slaves would be counted for representation purposes.

Commerce Compromise


compromise between the Northern and Southern States during the Constitutional Convention.

Great Compromise


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


The cotton gin was created to reduce the amount of work so they wouldn't have to have so much slaves but instead it made them get more slaves.

Cotton Trade


Cotton trade is when the Americans traded cotton with other countries for other things

Embargo Act


couldnt import or export items to or from europe

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Was a war against the British empire and we started it for many reasons, one of them being that the British had the native Indians mess around with the Americans.

William T. Sherman

1820 AC - 1891 AC

was a soldiar and a buisnessman and a author, He was a General in the union Army in the American Civil War.

Nullification Controversy


Was a crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson

Robert Smalls

1839 AC - 1915 AC

was a black African American Slave who freed himself and became a politition and also persuaded President Lincoln to Alow African Americans soldiars into the Union Army.

“Total War”


Total war is when you go through everything to make the enemy have a harder time doing ANYTHING if its blowing up everything or tearing up railroad tracks

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1860

Open lands for settle ment in Kansas and Nebraska

Dred Scott Decision


That the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories

Abolitionist Movement


Was when Abolitionist started to fight back with words and even with force

Election of 1860

1860 AC

Was when Lincoln was elected for president. When that happened it made the American Civil War come immediately.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 AC - 1865 AC

The confederate states of America where some southern slave states who declared there secession from the United States of America.


1861 - 1865

Was when they where leaving the UNION.

Civil War

1861 AC - 1865 AC

Is when the same people from the same nation end up having conflict and starting something. In this case the southeners and the northeners fought against each other.

Ft Sumter

1861 AC

Fort Sumter is in South Carolina and was fought a couple days after South Carolina departed from the US.

Port Royal


The battle of Port Royal was a fight that was in South Carolina and was one of the first amphibious battle in the American Civil War.

Lincoln’s assassination

1865 AC

Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth while he was atending the Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 1865