They lived in longhouses made out of hay, sticks, and animal skin. They ate oysters and clams very often.
This was a trade of goods between three countries, Africa, Europe, and the Americans. They traded slaves and goods between the three continents.
Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón established this town near what is now george town. It failed within a year.
Mercantilism was a law enforcing security on foreign trade. High tariffs, and manufactured goods were a part of mercantilism.
A colony ruled or administrated by the parent state.
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.
Any certain early North American colonies. Some examples were South Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Rice and indigo were big cash crops in South Carolina. They were also really profitable to trade and sell.
The division of the land into smaller parts under private ownership became known as the plantation system.
This was the trade of cooton between the the US and other countries around the world for other goods.
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.
It was a war between British, South Carolina, and the yemasse Indians.
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.
It was the bloodiest american war in 18th century. The British won.
British and Cherokee suspected opposite side betrayed them.
Made to earn money to pay off military debt.
This act was made to raise money not raised by the sugar act and taxed paper goods.
They tried to effect governmental changes by backcountry settlers.
Group of American citezens trying to protect rights against British taxation.
This caused the Boston tea party. It also caused a monopoly that was unfair to American tea merchants.
The Revolutionary War was the war that the 13 colonies gained freedom from Great Britain.
In 1776 the constitution of South Carolina approved a new government.
This was the first set of laws for the new government in the 13 colonies.
It was ratified July 4, 1776. It was declared independence from Britain.
The British won this battle and it was a major victory for them in the Revolutionary War. It was fought in Camden South Carolina.
The patriots won and the loyalists were annihilated. This was a very important battle for the patriots in winning the Revolutionary War.
This was a bloody battle fought in South Carolina. It was the last major battle fought in the Revolutionary War.
This battle was a turning point in the war for the Patriots in the Revolutionary War.
The commerce compromise was the commerce putting a tax on all imported goods but not exported goods.
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 great compromise was an agreement between large and small states on the amount of representatives per state.
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.
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.
The War of 1812, a war between the United States and the British. The United States won.
William T. Sherman was a american soldier, a businessman, a educator and author. He also served in the civil war army as a general.
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.
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.
The nullification controversy was a disagreement between the president Andrew Jackson and South Carolinas senator John Calhoun.
Robert Smalls was an african american slave. He became a ships pilot, sea captain, and politician.
The kansas nebraska act gave kansaas and nebraska the right to vote for if they wanted slavery or not.
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.
Abraham Linclon won the presidental election. This caused South Carolina to break away from the US.
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.
Secessionist was the secession of 11 states from the United States.
Fort sumter was a fort in south carolina. It was the Unions fort. The first shots of the civil war were fired here.
Port Royal was a fort in South carolina. It was a fort used in the Civil War.
Total war was a type of warfare used in the civil war.
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.
President Abraham Lincoln was killed while while watchimg a play in Fords Theatre. The Civil War had ended.