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Eastern woodland indians

800 BC - 800 AD

The eastern woodland indians were normal Indians. They were called eastern woodland indians because they lived in the forest.


1500 - 1700

Mercantilism is the economic doctrine that government control of foreign trade is of paramount importance for ensuring the military security of the country.Mercantilism dominated Western European economic policy and discourse from the 16th to late 18th centuries.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory. It was to last only three months of winter before being abandoned in early 1527.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The Thirteen Colonies were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America found between 1607. 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.

Proprietary Colony

1625 - 1652

A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals usually land owners remaining subject to their parent state's sanctions retained rights that are today regarded as the privilege of the state and in all cases eventually became so. This type of colonial government based on the County Palatine and resembling feudal grants of fiefs in exchange for service more than the modern concept of state sovereignty was used by England's colonization along the Atlantic coasts of North America and the Caribbean.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina as early as 1680. Rice became a major export crop of the region.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

Yemassee War was a conflict between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes including the Yamasee, Muscogee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Catawba, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Yuchi, Savannah River Shawnee, Congaree, Waxhaw, Pee Dee, Cape Fear, Cheraw. Some of the Native American Indian groups played a minor role while others launched attacks throughout South Carolina in an attempt to destroy the colony.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

The Stono Rebellion was a slave rebellion that commenced on 9 September 1739 in the colony of South Carolina. It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution.

Triangle Slave Trade

1866 - 1872

The best known triangular trading system is the transatlantic slave trade that operated from the late 16th to early 19th centuries.