SC History


Eastern woodland indians

1000 - 1400

They were Native Americans that lived in south carolina

Triangle slave trade

1500 - 1800

West Africa , Caribbean or America were the three major points


1500 - 1800

A nation should export more than it imported

Port Royal


was a city located at the end of the Palisadoes at the mouth of the Kingston Harbour

San Miguel De Gualdape

1525 - 1646

The initial European exploration of Georgia found Florida , they were searched in the Mexico seas

Plantation System


Europeans began to establish settlements in the Americas

13 English colonies

1607 - 1733

were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America , belonged to Great Britain

Proprietary Colony

1632 - 1720

Overseen by private people who are provided with the same powers normally reserved for the government

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1730

By the early 18 century ,with the slave system established on a large scale, rice became a large export crop in the region

Slave codes


We're rules or laws that slaves had to follow

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

Problems between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and varies Native American Indian tribes

Stono rebellion


Is a slave rebellion that started in September 9

Royal Colony

1752 - 1776

We're controlled by the king who named a govenor to each colony and council to assist him.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

British America and New France with both sides supported by the army's rom their parent countries great Britain and France

Stamp act

1754 - 1766

Revenue law passed by the British parliament during the ministry of Georgia Grenville

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

Faught between British forces in North America an cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian war

Sugar act

1763 - 1776

Parliament passed the sugar act with the gaol of easing 100,000 lbs equal to 1/5 of military expenses in North America

Regulator Movement

1764 - 1771

Right before the battle James hunter we asked to lead a band of 2,000 men's one unarmed and some confused against govenor William tryon's well organized military force of nearly 1,000

Son of liberty

1765 - 1776

Was a group consisting of American patriots that originated the pre independence North American British colonies

Denmark Vesey Plot

1767 - 1822

was an African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion

Tea act

1773 - 1774

In 1770 lord north had to keep four to five

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies

Declaration of Independence


was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress

South Carolina Constitution of 1776


Articles of Confederation


was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America

Battle of Camden


was a major victory for the British in the Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

Battle of Kings Mountain


was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist

Battle of Cowpens


was a decisive victory by Continental army

Battle of Eutaw Springs


was a battle of the American Revolutionary War

Commerce Compromise


was an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention

The Great Compromise


an agreement that largely decided the structure of the United States Congress

3/5 Compromise


was a compromise between Southern and Northern states



is the supreme law of the United States of America

Cotton gin


a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton

Cotton trade


The largest producers of cotton

“Total War”


is a war in which a belligerent engages in the complete mobilization of fully available resources and population

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their allies which resulted in no territorial change

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

the abolitionist movement attempted to achieve immediate freedom of all slaves and the ending of racial segregation and discrimination

Nullification Controversy

1830 - 1833

when leaders of South Carolina advanced the idea that a state did not have to follow a federal law

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot

The Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1860

created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska

Dred Scott Decision


was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Election of 1860


was the 19th presidential election

Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

was a government set up from 1861 to 1865 by a number of Southern slave states

Civil War

1861 - 1865

known as the War between the States

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln


The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln

Embargo Act


was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress [1] against Great Britain and France

Ft Sumter


is a Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor