South Carolina history


Eastern woodland Indians

800 BC - 800 ad

The eastern woodland Indians had land in the east part of the United States. They're earliest first two societies were the Adena and the hopewell.


1500 - 1799

It was a foreign trade controlled by the government to ensure the military security of the contry.

Port Royal

1518 - 1692

a city located at the mouth of Kingston harbor that was wiped out by an earthquake.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

The first European settlement to the United States. This settlement made two people from each district to come home with him to learn Spanish and act as interpreters.

Triangle slave trade

1599 - 1800

This settlement was a trading system that changed goods for other goods that they needed and that others needed.

plantation system

1600 - 1700

The beginning of British settlements in american. the separation of land to private ownership.

Royal Colony

1600 - 1981

Colonial adminastration

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

Colonies of north America's Atlantic coast. Each colony had a self government.

Proprietary colony

1620 - 1690

Type of colonial government. It was used by the 13 english colonies

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1700

When rice and indigo became a major export crop. They established 20 million pounds of rice by 1730

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

A battle between the british and most native american tribes. The british won .

Stono rebellion

1739 - 1740

The stono rebellion was a slave uprising.they killed 22-25 whites during the rebellion.

French and indian war

1754 - 1763

This was was between colonie of british america and new france

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

A war against the british cherokee and north america. The british and the cherokee became allies.

Sugar act

1764 - 1766

An act that was passed by king george the 2nd that encouraged trade.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

An Up rising between the north and the south.

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

Law that made people give taxes to the british government.

Sons of liberty

1765 - 1773

A group of american patriots that protected the peoples rights.

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

It was a plot that helped slaves rebel and get their freedom. He was one of the people who rebelled against slavery for their rights

Tea act

1773 - 1861

An act passed to make the amont of tea held by the british east india company decline.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

It was a war between the kingdom of great britain the 13 colonies.

South carolina constitution of 1776

1775 - 1776

The government grouped together to think of ways to resolve the freedman's of the state.

Declaration of independence

1776 - 1777

A statment by the continetal congress to announce the 13 Colonies.

Articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

An agreemant between the 13 founding states that founded the united states.

Battle of camden

1780 - 1781

It was between the british and the united states. The british won in a big victory.

Battle of kings moutain

1780 - 1781

Battle between the patriots and the loyalists . The patriots defeated the loyalists.

Battle of cowpens

1780 - 1781

Battle between the united states and britain. The united states won over britain

Battle of eutaw springs

1780 - 1781

Last mayjor battle in america between the british and the united states.

Great comprise

1781 - 1787

Decides to have to chambers of congress.

3/5 comprise

1783 - 1793

A comprise between southern and northern states.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1807

Nouterners wanted the government to impose on trading goods.

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1794

A machine that quickly separates cotton used by the slaves to speed up the process

Embargo act

1807 - 1814

An act that forbid shipping items from ships.

total war

1808 - 1814

engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

A war between the united states and the British empire. The war resulted in no territorial change.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1820 - 1854

Admitted Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a non slave state at the same time.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

served as a general in the union army

Nullification Controversy

1828 - 1832

a decision of nullifying federal laws.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1839

A movement that was against slavery and wanted to end it.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

an slave who became a ship pilot and escaped with his family.

Dred Scott Decision

1846 - 1857

He was a slave who lived with his master in territories slaves were illegal.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1864

the 19th election when the nation was divided


1860 - 1861

withdraw of states from the union to the confederacy.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

a government of southern slave states the wanted to secede from the united states.

ft. Sumter

1861 - 1862

the trigger to the american civil war.

civil war

1861 - 1865

A war between the north and south from issues of slavery.

Licoln assaination

1865 - 1867

John Wilkes Booth was the murderer of lincoln at fords theater