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Eastern woodland Indians

800 bc - 800 ad

The Indians in the Eastern Woodland Culture lived east of the Plains Indians. At that time much of the land between the Mississippi River and the east coast was covered with forest. These Indians, like the Indians of the other cultures depended on the natural resources around them for all of their basic needs. Because these Indians lived in the forests, they were called the Eastern Woodland Indians.


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.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

The Triangle Slave Trade carry slaves, cash crops, and manufactured goods between West Africa, Caribbean or American colonies and the European colonial. The first part of the trade was Europe to Africa. The second part was Africa to America . The third part was America to Europe and then it would repeat it self

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside the United States. founded by Spaniard Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in 1526.

Plantation System


In the 17th century Europeans began to establish settlements in the Americas. The division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The colonies were on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 and 1733. The colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts , Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.

Proprietary Colony

1664 - 1719

A proprietary colony is a colony overseen by private individuals who are provided with the same powers normally reserved for the government.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1885

Rice and indigo were main source of income.

Slave Codes


Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the status of slaves and the rights of masters. These codes gave slave-owners absolute power over the African slaves.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

was a war between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and many Native American Indian tribes.its location was eastern South Carolina. These are the tribes that where in the war Yamasee, Muscogee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Catawba, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Yuchi, Savannah River Shawnee, Congaree, Waxhaw, Pee Dee, Cape Fear, and Cheraw

Stono Rebellion

September 9, 1739 - September 10, 1739

The stono rebellion was a was a slave rebellion.it was in SC.led by Africans who were Catholic. The rebellion fail for the slaves. In response to the rebellion, South Carolina passed the Negro Act of 1740

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was fought between the colonies of British America and New France.British Colonists wanted to take over French land in North America. The British wanted to take over the fur trade in the French held territory

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

Location present day South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee. The war was between British-American settlers and the Cherokee tribes. The british won the war.

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

The suger act was also known as the American Revenue Act o was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on April 5, 1764.The British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things. The British did this because they wanted more money; the British wanted this money to help provide more security for the colonies.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

Regulator movement designation for two groups one in South Carolina the other in North Carolina that tried to effect governmental changes in the 1760s. It was an uprising. In South Carolina, the Regulator movement was an organized effort by backcountry settlers to restore law and order

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1776

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take to the streets against the taxes by the British government.

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The Stamp Act of 1765 was the first internal tax levied directly on American colonists by the British government. The act which imposed a tax on all paper documents in the colonies.

Tea act

1773 - 1861

The Tea Act was an attempt by the British to regain control of the tea trade in America and to rescue the British East India Company. It took place in the English Colonies Port Cities: aka Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Charleston, Annapolis.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The American Revolutionary War also known as the American War of Independence, was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent.

Declaration of Independence

july 4, 1776

The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.

Articles of Confederation

November 15, 1777

The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.Location National Archives

Battle of Camden

1779 - 1780

The Battle of Camden was a major victory for the British.British forces under Lieutenant General Charles, Lord Cornwallis routed the American forces of Major General Horatio Gates about five miles north of Camden, South Carolina

Battle of Kings Mountain

october 7, 1780

The Battle of Kings Mountain was a battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. Near present-day Blacksburg, South carolina.

Battle of Cowpens

January 17, 1781

The Battle of Cowpens, took place in the latter part of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution and of the Revolution itself. It became known as the turning point of the war in the South.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

September 8, 1781

Battle of Eutaw Springs, American Revolution engagement fought near Charleston, South Carolina, between British troops under Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Stewart and American forces commanded by General Nathanael Greene.Was he last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.British victory.

Commerce Compromise


The Commerce Compromise refers to a compromise between the Northern and Southern States during the Constitutional Convention.



the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and ratified by the original thirteen states)

Great Compromise


The great compromise defined is an emendation of the draftof the U.S. Constitution proposed during the Continental Congress . It gave the states equal representation in the Senate and representation to population in the House

3/5 Compromise


The conflict over slavery was complicated. Slavery had existed in some form throughout the history of the world for thousands of year.It was a compromise between Southern and Northern states.

Cotton Gin


A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, a job that otherwise must be performed painstakingly by hand

Embargo Act


Embargo Act of 1807passed by the U.S. Congress in answer to the British orders in council restricting neutral shipping and to Napoleon's restrictive Continental System.

war of 1812

1812 - 1815

The War of 1812 was a 32 month war between the United States and the British. It helped of many issues remaining from the American War of Independence.

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

William Tecumseh Sherman in 1864 commanded the Union armies of the West in the decisive drive from Chattanooga to Atlanta and the famous march to the sea across Georgia. In these campaigns and his later push northward from Savannah through the Carolinas,

Denmark Vesey Plot


Slaves were going to revolt against their masters. word got out about it and it failed. Vesey and other people involved in the plot were hung.

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

Abolitionist Movement, reform movement during the 18th and 19th centuries. Often called the antislavery movement, it sought to end the enslavement of Africans and people of African descent in Europe, the Americas, and Africa itself (see Slavery in Africa). It also aimed to end the Atlantic slave trade carried out in the Atlantic Ocean between Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

Nullification Controversy


The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson created by South Carolina's 1832 Ordinance of Nullification

Robert smalls

1839 - 1915

Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician.

Dred Scott decision

1846 - 1857

Dred Scott was an slave. He lived in the slave state Missouri but then moved to a a free territory. He lived on free land for a long time.his master took Scott with him back to that slave state where his master died.he went to court to get his freedom because he lived in free land for a long time. This case went to the u.s Supreme Court. He lost.

Kansas-Nebraska act


It was an act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas this act went against the Missouri Compromise which had outlawed slavery above the 36º 30 latitude. it allowed people in Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not to allow slavery.

Election of 1860

1860 - 1864

The presidential election set the stage of the civil war

Port royal

1861 - 1865

One of the forts during the civil war and was located on hhi

Total war

1861 - 1862

A total war is a war in which the number of weapons or what kind of weapons are restricted. William t. Sherman used this in civil war


1861 - 1865

It is where 1 or more states from the u.s broke away from the union to join the confederate.

Civil war

1861 - 1865

It was a war between the union and the confederate in the u.s. The union wanted to end slavery and the confederate wanted slavery. The confederate lost the war.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

delegates from South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana met in Montgomery Alabama to establish a government which they named the Confederate States of America.Jefferson Davis was elected the CSA’s president.

Fort sumter

April 12, 1861 - April 14, 1861

It was a sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. it also was the first battle of the civil war.the confederate won the battle

Lincoln’s assassination


John Wilkes Booth a famous actor and Confederate sympathizer shot President Abraham Lincoln at a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.