They lived in longhouses made out of hay, sticks, and animal skin. They ate oysters and clams very often.
1500 - 1700
This was a trade of goods between three countries, Africa, Europe, and the Americans. They traded slaves and goods between the three continents.
San Miguel de Gualdape
1526 - 1527
Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón established this town near what is now george town. It failed within a year.
1600 - 1700
A colony ruled or administrated by the parent state.
1600 - 1800
Mercantilism was a law enforcing security on foreign trade. High tariffs, and manufactured goods were a part of mercantilism.
13 english coloonies
1607 - 1733
The colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island. they were the first 13 coloniesf the united states.
1664 - 1719
Any certain early North American colonies. Some examples were South Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Rice and indigo trade
1680 - 1730
Rice and indigo were big cash crops in South Carolina. They were also really profitable to trade and sell.
1700 - 1900
This was the trade of cooton between the the US and other countries around the world for other goods.
The division of the land into smaller parts under private ownership became known as the plantation system.
1705 - 1848
The slave codes wwere put in pplace to keep slaves from rebelling. The consequences for not following slave codes were very harsh, some including death.
1715 - 1717
It was a war between British, South Carolina, and the yemasse Indians.
1739 - 1740
A group of slaves planned to rebel against white slaveowners and their families. They went through towns killing and burning down businesses and houses of the slave owners.
French and Indian war
1754 - 1763
It was the bloodiest american war in 18th century. The British won.
1758 - 1761
British and Cherokee suspected opposite side betrayed them.
1763 - 1776
This act was made to raise money not raised by the sugar act and taxed paper goods.
1763 - 1776
Made to earn money to pay off military debt.
Sons of liberty
Group of American citezens trying to protect rights against British taxation.
1765 - 1771
They tried to effect governmental changes by backcountry settlers.
1773 - 1778
This caused the Boston tea party. It also caused a monopoly that was unfair to American tea merchants.
1775 - 1783
The Revolutionary War was the war that the 13 colonies gained freedom from Great Britain.
Declaration of Independence
It was ratified July 4, 1776. It was declared independence from Britain.
Articles of Confederation
This was the first set of laws for the new government in the 13 colonies.
South Carolina Constitution of 1776
In 1776 the constitution of South Carolina approved a new government.
Battle of kings mountain
The patriots won and the loyalists were annihilated. This was a very important battle for the patriots in winning the Revolutionary War.
Battle of Camden
The British won this battle and it was a major victory for them in the Revolutionary War. It was fought in Camden South Carolina.
Battle of Cowpens
This battle was a turning point in the war for the Patriots in the Revolutionary War.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
This was a bloody battle fought in South Carolina. It was the last major battle fought in the Revolutionary War.
The three fifths compromise was when slaves were only counted as three fifths a person because they didn't want the southern states to have more representation.
The great compromise was an agreement between large and small states on the amount of representatives per state.
The constitution of the United States was created to replace the articles of confederation. Since the articles of confederation weren't working they decided to revise them and make the constitution.
The commerce compromise was the commerce putting a tax on all imported goods but not exported goods.
Eli Whitney created the cotton gin in 1793 to make the production of cotton easier for the slaves. It automated the separation of the cottonseed from the cotton.
The embargo act was a ban put on British ships. United States was not allowed to trade with foreign countries.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
The War of 1812, a war between the United States and the British. The United States won.
William T. Sherman
1820 - 1891
William T. Sherman was a american soldier, a businessman, a educator and author. He also served in the civil war army as a general.
Denmark Vessey Plot
The denmark Vesey Plot was a plot for slave owners to rebel against thier slave owners. This plan was to execute thier slave owners. It did not work out well for the slaves.
1830 - 1870
The abolisionist movement was an attempt to stop racial segregation. It also tried to put an end to slavery. This helped lead into the civil war.
1832 - 1833
The nullification controversy was a disagreement between the president Andrew Jackson and South Carolinas senator John Calhoun.
1839 - 1915
Robert Smalls was an african american slave. He became a ships pilot, sea captain, and politician.
kansas nebraska act
The kansas nebraska act gave kansaas and nebraska the right to vote for if they wanted slavery or not.
Dred scott decision
The decision declared that congress had no power to prohibit slavery in federal teritories. It also said that people from african decent werent protected by the constitution.
1860 - 1861
Secessionist was the secession of 11 states from the United States.
Creation of the confederate states of America
The Confederate States of America formed after lincoln became president. Most of the southern states broke off from the US and became the confederate states.
Election of 1860
Abraham Linclon won the presidental election. This caused South Carolina to break away from the US.
1861 - 1865
The civil war was a war fought between the north and south. They were fighting over slavery. The north won the Civil War and slavery was lifted.
1861 - 1865
Total war was a type of warfare used in the civil war.
1861 - 1865
Port Royal was a fort in South carolina. It was a fort used in the Civil War.
1861 - 1865
Fort sumter was a fort in south carolina. It was the Unions fort. The first shots of the civil war were fired here.
President Abraham Lincoln was killed while while watchimg a play in Fords Theatre. The Civil War had ended.