Social Studies timeline


Eastern Woodland Indians

800 Bc - 800 ad

1600 years. The eastern woodland indians are native Americans that live in the eastern part of the United States. Live and build their own homes. Their daily meal was animal meat such as deer, rabbit, bison, and bear. They also ate nuts, berries, beans, and vegetables (corn and squash). They relied on water from the sky. Spoke several different languages.


1500 - 1800

Is mostly economic theory that holds the wealth of the nation, can be measured in the supply of capital generally held in a concrete for silver and gold.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1700

The triangle was between parts and areas of Africa. It was also in parts of Europe. This was used to trade clothes, food, and sometimes slaves. It was used very often.

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1537

First European settlement. Spanish colony that Lucas van first United States colony and is now U.S territory.

13 English colony's

1607 - 1776

The colonies were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Each colony had its own system of government. They voted and owned land.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1700

Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina as early as 1680. By the 18th century, the slave system grew larger, rice became a major export crop of the area. Rice planting was extremely profitable. Charleston rice went from 10,000 pounds in 1698 to over 20 million pounds by 1730.

port royal


Port Royal is a Lowcountry town in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Plantation system


The pieces of the land split into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system. Crops grown on these plantations such as tobacco, rice, sugar cane and cotton. Slaves were in the fields from sunrise to sunset and at harvest time they did up to an eighteen hour day. Women worked the same hours as the men and pregnant women were expected to work until their child was born.

Proprietary Colony

1712 - 1830

A proprietary colony was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, retained their rights.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yamasee War was a war between British settlers of South Carolina and Native American Indian tribes, including the Yamasee, Muscogee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Catawba, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Yuchi, Savannah River Shawnee, Congaree, Waxhaw, Pee Dee, Cape Fear, Cheraw, and others. Some of the Native American Indian groups had minor interference, while others attacked South Carolina.

Royal Colony


Stono rebellion

September 9, 1739 - September 10, 1739

Stono rebellion was a slave rebellion in the colony of South Carolina. Led by native Americans that were catholic. 20 other enslaved Kongolese. In an armed march south from the stono river

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

war faught between Brittish America and new france. Both sides supported by strong military units. In 1756 this became a world wide conflict. Mainly fought on the borders of virginia.

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

The war was a conflict between British in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes. They had begun allies, but soon became enimies. This lead to open hostlies in 1758.

regulator movement

1760 - 1771

used to restore laws, this was organized by backcountrys settlers. They were trying to establish laws of the local government. Most supported by small farmers

Sugar act


The sugar act was passed in 1764, this was when the brittish charged cicilians for everyday products, but made them pay more for them.

Stamp act


The stamp act inforced that every printed material must be produced on stamped paper. These printed materials were legal documents, magazines, newspapers and other types of paper

Sons of liberty


Group of patriots that started in the north american britttish colonies. Best known for running the boston tea party in 1773

Tea act


The Tea Act forced colonists to buy tea from the East India Tea Company.

Revolutionary war

1775 - 1783

This war was used to gain independence and equal rights. american victory

South carolina constitution Of 1776


The Constitution of the State of South Carolina is the document of the U.S. state of South Carolina. It describes the function of the state's government

Declaration of Independence


The DOI was a document that stated everyones rights and the laws of the united states.

Articles of confederation

1777 - 1781

The Articles of Confederation, was an agreement among the 13 states that established the United States of America, and served as its constitution.

Battle of kings mountain

1780 - 1782

This was one of the many battles in the revolutionary war. The partriots and the loyalist fought, and the patriots came out with a victory.

battle of cadmen


Battle of eutaw springs


This battle took place in eutaw, south carolina. The Amercians and the Brittish had about the same force strength, and British came out with tactical victory. The Americans though came out with an strategic advantage.

Battle of cowpens


This battle was held in cowpens, south carolina. Great britian and america fought in this battle and america came out with another victory. It was a turning point for the brittish

Cotton trade




The Constitution of the United States is the law of America. The first three Articles of the Constitution establish the rules, and separate powers of the three branches. The Tenth Amendment states its federal characteristics.

commerce compromise


The Commerce Compromise is when The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports.

3/5 compromsise.


The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern states during the Philadelphia convention, in which three-fifths of the population of slaves would be counted for representation

Cotton gin


The cotton gin is a machine that quickly separates cotton from their seeds, allowing for much greater profits than doing it manually.



someone who fights for somthing they believe in.

Embargo Act


In 1803, war began between Great Britain and France. American ships took the opportunity for commerce shown by the war. The British though, soon imposed a blockade on French ports and began seizing American ships.

War of 1812


This was a 32 month conflict between the americans and the brittish empire and their allies. No terrorties were changed during this, but solved many issues

William T. Sherman

February 8, 1820 - February 14, 1891

He was an American soldier who served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War,

William T. Sherman

February 8, 1820 - February 14, 1891

He was an American soldier who served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War,

Denmark vesey plot


Slaves were going to revolt against their masters. word got out about it and it did not work. Vesey and other people involved in the plot were killed

Abolitionist Movement


The abolitionist movement was to end emancipation of all slaves and the end of racial discrimination

Nulifiction contreversy


This controversey stated the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina

Robert smalls

April 5, 1839 - February 23, 1915

Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician

kansas-nebraska act


The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new land for settlement.

Dred Scott decision


The Dred Scott Decision was a landmark decision by the U.S. It stated that the government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories, and that people from African were not protected by the Constitution and were not U.S. citizens

Election of 1860


In 1860, president lincoln was elected as president.The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th presidential election. The election served as the immediate outbreak of the American Civil War.

Civil war

1861 - 1865

The United States and several Southern slave states that had declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America. The war had the issue of slavery, after four years of combat the Confederacy lost, and slavery was abolished

Creation of the confederate states of america

1861 - 1865

The Confederate States of America, which was also known as the Confederacy, was a government set up by a number of Southern slave states that had declared their secession from the United States

Slave codes

1862 - 1865

Slave codes were laws in each US state, which defined the rules for slaves and the rights of masters

Lincolns Assassination

April 14, 1865

Lincoln was shot when watching a play in fords theatre.

Ft sumter


Fort sumter is a sea fort located in charleston harbor, it was where many battles of the war was fought.

Total War


Total war is a war in which a soldiers take advanatge of full mobilization of fully available resources and population.