Were the Native people to the eastern part of North America. They lived in the Forests/woods which they build homes out of bark, and depend on it for food.
San Miguel de Gualdape
Was the first settlement from Europe in the United States. Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón founded it, but the colony did not last.
1607 - 1733
Were 13 colonies ruled by the King of Britain. They would be taxed, and did not like the Kings rule so they ended up forming the United States of America later.
1629 - 1729
Were colonies that were owned by officials given by the King of Britain.
1650 - 1712
Were laws that southern states placed that gave slaves no right, and told punishments. They were placed so slaves would not rebel.
1650 - 1673
System where the country tries to export more than they import to make more money and become wealthy. They treasured and traded for precious metals that would help make the country wealthy.
Triangle Slave Trade
1690 - 1900
Was the trade of slaves, crops, and livestock between the continents of South America, North America, Europe, and Africa. The trade system forms a triangle which its why its called the Triangle Slave Trade.
1715 - 1717
This war was caused over domination of the land between British settlers and Indian tribes.
1729 - 1776
Also named Crown colonies which were loyal to the king. They were governed by a appointed official by the king.
September 9, 1739
Was a Slave Rebellion which failed and leaders of rebellion were hung and executed.
French and Indian War
1754 - 1763
Was a war between the French and the British with both sides having Indian tribes as allies. They were fighting over territory.
1758 - 1761
Conflict and battles between the Indian Tribe of the Cherokee and British settlers.
1764 - 1766
Was an Act on Sugar and other items to help pay debt of the French and Indian war.
1765 - 1771
Uprising in North Carolina of angry colonist against officials. Uprising was unsuccessful.
A tax placed on all legal documents for the colonies to help pay for the debt of the French and Indian War.
Sons of Liberty
1765 - 1766
Were colonists that worked to protect the rights of colonists and wanted to put a end taxes placed.
South Carolina Consitution
This was the laws which was to maintain order and establish justice. Were needed until the Constitution was written.
A law passed by Parliament that told colonists they could only purchase tea from the East India Company.
1775 - 1783
War between Britain and the 13 colonies in which the 13 colonies wanted Independence. The 13 Colonies won the war.
Declaration of Independence
A document that stated that the 13 colonies independence from Great Britain.
Articles of Confederation
1777 - 1789
It was the first constitution of the United States but was abandoned because they were weak and did not help.
Battle of Camden
S.C. American Revolutionary War battle which was a British victory.
Battle of Kings Mountain
American Revolution War battle in S.C. in which the patriots won.
Battle of Eutaw Springs
American Revolutionary War battle in which was one of the last battles in S.C. which was a British victory.
Battle of Cowpens
A American Revolutionary battle in S.C. which was a Patriot victory and was a major victory.
The Great Compromise
Its the compromise that states that there would be a bicameral congress which would be made up of the House of the Representatives were states would get represented by Population, and the senate where states get represented equally.
Compromise that stated that the Federal government could tax imports but not exports.
A compromise between the Northern and Southern states that only 3 out of 5 slaves would be counted for representation purposes.
A legal document that states the rights of citizens, laws, and keeps the country strong and well maintained.
Denmark Vesey Plot
A planned rebellion which would have been one of the biggest in the U.S.A. It failed because reports reached officials and rebellion leaders were executed.
1793 - 1861
Was the southern states trade of cotton for other things from Europe. They were producing a lot of cotton due to the Cotton Gin and slaves and thats where there wealth came from.
Was a machine that picks seeds out of cotton. Was responsible for the institutionalization of slavery when it was about to die out.
1800 - 1861
Was common in the south, and dominated their due to agriculture. It was the system of dividing the land with each part being owned by a different person privately. Lasted from the eighteen hundreds up until the Civil War.
Rice and Indigo Trade
1800 - 1890
Rice and Indigo were main crops harvested in South Carolina and the south which was what made the south wealthy.
Was passed by Congress which did not allow for any ships to leave to any foreign destination due to the Napoleonic Wars.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
A war in which the United States were fighting Britain for expansion of American land.
William T. Sherman
1820 - 1891
A general during the Civil War. Introduced the "Total War" plan to the Union.
1830 - 1870
Were series of events in which political/important people worked to abolish slavery. Examples are Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Sojourner Truth.
Was the crisis during Andrew Jackson's term as President of the United States with taxes.
1839 - 1915
Was a free slave that was a ship pilot, and captain who sailed a Confederate ship to Union forces for freedom. He freed his family from slavery.
Opened these territories, which would be counted as a slave or not slave state by Popular Sovereignty.
Dred Scott Decision
Stated that the Federal Government could not control slavery in territories, and that they were not protected because they were not citizens.
A state that wanted to break away apart from the Union.
Election of 1860
19th Presidential Election in the U.S.A. in which Abraham Lincoln won.
Creation of the Confederate States of America
1861 - 1865
Where what the states that broke away from the Union formed which was the Union's rival in the Civil War. They were formed by basically southern states.
Battle of Fort Sumter
First civil war battle in which Union tries to take Fort Sumter but fails.
1861 - 1865
War between the CSA and the Union over the conflict of slavery.
Battle of Port Royal
Civil War battle in which it was a amphibious operation by the Union and captured Port Royal, South Carolina.
Was the tactic of taking the battle to civilians to make them loose interest in war by destroying crops and and burning buildings.
April 14, 1865
Was the First U.S. president to be assassinated and was killed by John Wilkes Booth.