Eastern Woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

They were Navtive Americans in the south east

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1850

It was a trading path in the Atlantic Ocean that looked like a triangle. They traded slaves and goods.


1500 - 1800

Mercantilism was a reaction against the economic problems of thoses times when states were too weak to guide their economies

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement inside what is now United States territory. Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón, a spanared found it in 1526.

Royal Colony

1600 - 1780

All royal colonies were owned by the king. France,England, Netherlands,Sweden, and Spain was par of the royal colony.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The British empire settled its first permanent colony in the Americas at Jamestown, Virginia. The 13 colonies were New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Proprietary Colony

1632 - 1729

These type of colonies weren't owned by any type of government. They were owned by the people.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1790

Rice and indigo were the biggest goods to export.

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

Southcarlolinas and native Americans fought in this war.

Stono Rebellion


Was a slave rebellion that commenced on 9 September 1739. It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

The war was between Great Britain and France but France had the Native American Indians on their side.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

The Cherokee Indians had generally been friendly with the British at the begging. But then British took advantage of them and it end in a war

Sugar act


The Sugar Act was also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act. the sugar act was a raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

Regulator Movement in mid-eighteenth-century North Carolina was a rebellion initiated by residents of the colony's inland region.

Tea act


The Tea Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The tea act lead to the Boston tea party.

Son Of Liberty

1773 - 1774

The Sons of Liberty was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies.

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

The war was fought because Americans wanted independents from Great Britten, and the end Americans won and it was a start of the United States of America.

Declaration of Independence


The Declaration of Independence was a document declaring the US to be independent of the British Crown.

South Carolina Constitution


The South Carolina Constitution is the governing document of South Carolina. It describes the structure and function of the state's government

Articles of Confederation


It was the first written constitution of the United States, superseded by the Constitution in 1788.

battle of camden


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

Battle of kings mountain


The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.

Battle of cowpens


Took place in the latter part of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution and of the Revolution itself.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

The Battle of Eutaw Springs was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the Carolinas.

Commerce Compromise


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

Great Compromise


The Great Compromise is also known as the constitutional Convention. The Constitutional Convention was intended to make better the Articles of Confederation.

3/5 Compromise


The 3/5 Compromise stated that a slave would count as 3/5 of a person in terms of both taxation and representation.



The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America

Cotton Trade

1790 - 1860

Cotton Gin


The cotton gin separated the cotton and the seeds. The one who invented it was an abolitionist.

Plantation System

1800 - 1864

Abolitionist Movement

1800 - 1864

The abolitionist movement was one of the causes for civil war.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

The Embargo Act of 1807 was a general embargo enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

Born: February 8, 1820, Lancaster
Died: February 14, 1891, New York City
He also had children.

Kansas-Nebraska Act


The Kansas-Nebraska Act was intended by Southerners to bring Kansas into the Union as a slave state.

Denmark Vesey Plot


Denmark Vesey was born on the island of St. Thomas in the Danish West Indies. Which Denmark's plan was to attack the arsenals in Charleston and seize the weapons.

Nullification Controversy


Got rid of all tarrifs during andrew jacksons presidancy.

Slave Codes

1833 - 1864

Defined the rights of slaves and there punishments if the did something wrong. got strictor with more uprisings

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

Escaped the CSA by steering a CSA gunboat through the union blockade to escape slavery. later served in the union army

Dred Scott Decision


Made african americans property and the governemnt could not decide what territories were slave free.

Election of 1860


Started the civil war when Abrham lincoln was elected president the south seceded

Civil War

1860 - 1864

Started when the CSA fired upon fort sumter causing the union to surrender. eventualy the union won.

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1860 - 1864

Created when abraham lincoln was elected as president the south thought he was going to end slavery so they sececded starting with south carolina.


1860 - 1861

Secessionist is the act of withdrawing from an organization or union.

Fort Summer


Port Royal


Fought in november 1861 when the union took control over the forts in port roayal sound. The Unioun won and kept the forts for the rest of the war.

“Total War”


Lincoln’s assassination