Midterm timeline


Eastern woodland Indian

800 Bc - 800 ad

The Eastern woodland Indians lived in forest in the east. They were knew as the Iroquois and Cherokee Indians.

San Miguel de Gualdape


It the first European settlement in the United States territory.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The colonies found by the English

Proprietary colony

1660 - 1690

A colony that which one or more individuals are land owners.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

In colonial South Carolina Items used for trade in included Tobacco, cotton, rice, indigo ,lumber, furs, farm products many of which were produced on from the colonies of New England.

Plantation system

1700 - 1900

a division of the land into smaller units under private ownership.It started in Virginia the system spread to the New England colonies.Tobacco, 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.

Slave codes

1705 - 1848

laws for slaves they had them to keep slaves from running away or revolting.

Yemasse war

1715 - 1717

A conflict and war between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and various Native American.

Royal colony

1729 - 1752

colonies were ruled by a governor appointed by the Monarch.

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies in South Carolina.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

A war between New French and British America that the British won.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The war was a conflict between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.

Cotton Gin

1763 - 1825

A machine that quickly and easily separates cotton from the seeds. The cotton gin was created by an abolitionist Eli Whitney. It was less work for the slaves.

Sugar act

1764 - 1766

The Sugar Act was passed in 1764. The British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things. The British did this because they wanted more money.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

A North and South Carolina uprising in which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials.

Stamp act

1765 - 1775

all printed materials and commercial documents as well as printed material including, newspapers, pamphlets, bills, legal documents.

Son 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 - 1778

An act passed by British parliament that made a monopoly unfair to American tea merchants. It was also the main cause of the Boston tea party.


1775 - 1860

A economic doctrine that government of foreign trade ensuring the military security of the country.

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.

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1778

A document on July 4th that the thirteen American colonies known as independent states, and not part of the British.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

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

Article of confederation

1777 - 1781

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.

The battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1781

It was the turning point of the war in the south.

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 Britain.

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.

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

A victory by America and It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.

Great Compromise

1787 - 1800

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.

3/5 compromise

1787 - 1865

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 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

A 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. the south didnt want taxes on exports since their economy depended on cheap agricultural exports.

cotton trade

1800 - 1890

The Cotton Trade was greatly impacted by the invention of the cotton gin.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

all U.S. ports to all exports and restricted from Britain and caused discharge in the south to sell corps and make money.

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


a planned slave rebellion It was not successful Vesey was a slave that bought his way to freedom.

William T. Sherman

1829 - 1891

A Union general during the civil war and lead the "Total War".

Abolitionist movement

1830 - 1870

a large effort to abolish slavery in the south.

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

A controversy between John C. Calhoun and Andrew Jackson over the tariff of 1828.

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


A act that separated the north and south into areas of slavery and anti slavery. This act was one large step closer to the Civil War

Dred Scott Decision


Proved that congress had no power to prohibit slavery at the time.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

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

Election of 1860


election between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan Douglas.

Civil war

1861 - 1865

The Union or the North and several Southern Confederate States of America the Confederacy or the South over slavery

Ft Sumter


Ft Sumter was attacked by the confederacy on April 12th 186. It was a confederate victory.

Port Royal


the first amphibious battle of the civil war.


1861 - 1865

Someone who seceded from the northern states and was most likely pro slavery.

Creation of the Confederate states of America

1861 - 1865

When the south seceded from the north over the topic of slavery.

“Total War”

1864 - 1865

A class of warfare that was used to devastate all of the people involved on the economy's side.

Lincoln’s assassination


Lincoln was assassinated in fords theatre on Good Friday by John Wilkes booth.