SC History


Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

They were native Americans that lived in the southern U.S.


1500 - 1700

Government control of foreign trade. It was a trade that made the mother country rich

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1700

A trade that only involved Europe,Africa and North America

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

First European settlement that is now known as the United Stares territory

Plantation System

1600 - 1800

Agricultural mass production

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

Colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America

Proprietary Colony

1629 - 1729

Land controlled by investors in our country

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1730

They were cash crops to make money

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

A conflict between British settlers

Royal colony

1729 - 1775

When a king owns the colony

Stono Rebellion


It was a slave rebellion

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

A war between British and French

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

A war between British,North America and Cherokee ipIndian tribes

Sugar Act


The Sugar Act was very unpopular with the colonist

Stamp Act


Was an act for printed things like newspaper,paper..etc but the colonist weren't happy about it

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

A war between the outlaws of North and South Carolina

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

African-Caribbean ,famous for planning a slave rebellion in the Untied States

Tea Act


A act that was taxed for tea and again e colonist weren't very happy about it they didn't agree on this act

Sons of Liberty

1773 - 1775

A group that wanted to protect the rights of the colonist

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

A war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the 13 colonies
America Won!!

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


Approves of a new government and constitution

Deceleration of Independence


It was a statement that said we wanted to break free from Great Britain

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1789

First constitution of the United States

Battle of Kings Mountain


It was the turning point

Battle of Camden


A battle between the British and the Americans
British won

Battle of Eutaw Springs


Last major engagement of the Carolina's

Battle of Cowpens


Americans won and kicked the British out of South Carolina

Slave Code

1782 - 1864

Laws for slaves

3/5 Compromise


Slaves would be counted as citizens to get more votes

Commerce Compromise


Government put taxes on goods coming in the country

Great Compromise


Created the two houses which were The Senate and The House of Representatives

Cotton Gin

1793 - 2013

Sperates cotton from their seeds

" Total War"


Destroy everything in their path

Embargo Act


Said that American ships couldn't trade with England or France

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Military conflict between the Americans and British Empire

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

Was an American solider

Nullification Controversy

1828 - 1832

Crisis during presidency of Andrew Jackson

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

Movement to end slavery

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

An enslaved African American that became a pilot

Kansas-Nebraska Act


People that lived in those territories decided if they were free or not

Dred Scott Decision


Slaves were property

Election of 1860


Lincoln's presidential election

Cotton Trade

1861 - 1865

Trading with cotton within the countries it's how the South made their money

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

A government for Southern slave states that would separate them


1861 - 1865

Withdrawing from the Untied States

Civil War

1861 - 1865

A war between the Union and Slave states
Union won

Ft Sumter


The battle that started the civil war

Port Royal


Was an early battle
Union won

Lincoln’s assassination


Accrued five days after the civil war