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San Miguel De Gualdape

1526 - 1527

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement.It was to last only three months of winter before being abandoned in early 1527

Port Royal

1562 - 1863

Port Royal was the site of the Naval Battle of Port Royal during the Civil War. The benefits of a large and sheltered natural harbor, Port Royal was able to develop port facilities to support the growing mining activities after the Civil War.


1600 - 1800

Mercantilism was a reaction against the economic problems of earlier times when states were too weak to guide their economies and when every town or principality levied its own tariffs on goods passing through its borders.

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

the 13 colonies were..Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode.founded between 1607 and 1733 by the England and later Great Britain.

Rice and Indigo Trade

1680 - 1800

Rice was grown successfully in South Carolina about 1680 when Henry H. Woodward planted a seed given him by the captain of a Madagascar ship.In 1742, Eliza Lucas succeeded in growing the indigo plant on her father’s plantation.

Triangle Slave Trade

1680 - 1880

The triangle trade was carrying slaves, cash crops,eice, indigo,and tobacco. The triangle was used between Europe and Africa and North America.

eastern woodland indians

1700 - 1800

The Indians in the Eastern Woodland Culture lived east of the Plains Indians. Because these Indians lived in the forests, they were called the Eastern Woodland Indians.Their food and clothing and shelter,weapons came all around the forest they lived in villages near streams and lakes.

Plantation System

1700 - 1910

in the 17th century Europeans began to establish settlements in the Americas. also that the division of the land into smaller units under private ownership became known as the plantation system

Royal Colony

1700 - 1900

A Crown colony, also known in the 17th century as royal colony were colonies that were ruled by a governor appointed by the Monarch.

Proprietary Colony


was a colony in which one or more individuals, usually land owners, remaining subject to their parent state's sanctions, retained rights that are today regarded as the privilege of the state, and in all cases eventually became

Yemassee War

1715 - 1717

The Yamasee War was a war between British settlers of colonial South Carolina and Native American Indian tribes.killed hundreds of colonists and destroyed many settlements

Stono Rebellion

1739 - 1740

It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution and Was one of the biggest slave revoults. it happen near the Stono River just from Charleston, South Carolina. The reasons were spain offerd freedom to any slave who came to spainsh territory.

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Great Britian fought aginst Frence and their indian allies in America. Fighting over territories. The British lost many battles at first, but the defeated the French and the Native Americans. The Treaty of Pairs was signed 1763 ending the war.

Cherokee War

1758 - 1761

the early of 1776 a combination was entered into by the Tories and Indians for a general massacre another things is that The war was between British forces in North America and Cherokee Indian tribes during the French and Indian War.the results of the was were the british won

Sugar Act

1764 - 1766

On April 5, 1764, Parliament passed a modified version of the Sugar and Molasses Act . also another thing about the suger Act is that of tax on molasses from six pence to three pence per gallon, while Grenville took measures that the duty be strictly enforced.

Regulator Movement

1765 - 1771

designation for two groups, one in South Carolina, the other in North Carolina, that tried to effect governmental changes

Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.

Sons of Liberty

1765 - 1776

this was a group consisting of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take to the streets against the taxes by the British government.

3/5 Compromise

1765 - 1787

the 3/5 was a compromise between Southern and Northern states reached during the Philadelphia convention of 1787. also that you can find it in the United States Constitution in the artical 1/2/3

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

the Revolutionary War began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies, but gradually grew into a world war between Britain on one side and the newly formed United States

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776 - 1777

form of government agreed to and resolved upon by the freemen of this country, met in congress, the twenty-sixth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and: seventy-six, was temporary only, and suited to the situation of their public affairs at that period, looking forward to an accommodation with Great Britain, an event then desired

Declaration of Independence

1776 - 1778

the Declaration of Independence was the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth

Articles of Confederation

1777 - 1781

ormally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution

Battle of Camden

1780 - 1781

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

Battle of Kings Mountain

1780 - 1781

was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The actual battle took place on October 7, 1780, nine miles south of the present-day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina in rural York County, South Carolina, where the Patriot militia defeated the Loyalist militia commanded by British Major Patrick Ferguson of the 71st Foot.

Articles of Confederation

1781 - 1789

formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution

Battle of Cowpens

1781 - 1782

was a decisive victory by Continental army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. It was a turning point in the reconquest of South Carolina from the British.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, and was the last major engagement of the war in the 781 Major General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army began a campaign to end British control over the South Carolina backcountry.


1787 - 1788

the constitution was the supreme law of the United States of America.were the rules and separate powers of the three branches of the federal government.

Commerce Compromise

1787 - 1788

The Constitution allows the federal government to tax imports but not exports. and that t was compromise between the Northern and Southern States during the Constitutional Convention. North wanted to stop forgein competition for goods and finished products by taxing imports and exports

Great Compromise

1787 - 17800

A compromise was reached yesterday (June 29th, 1787) in Philadelphia combining the New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan. This has been a major conflict for quite a while. The New Jersey Plan was debated for four days,

Cotton Gin

1793 - 1825

the machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

Jefferson proposed legislation which Congress passed in December 1807. Known as the Embargo Act and that he U.S. Congress in December 1807 closed all U.S. ports to all exports and restricted imports from Britain

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

the war of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire.also that the United States declared war in 1812 for several reasonsrade restrictions brought about by Britain's ongoing war with France

Denmark Vesey Plot

1822 - 1823

the Denmark Vesey Plot was an African-Caribbean who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States. He was enslaved in the Caribbean before being brought to the United States and was probably of Coromantee background

Abolitionist Movement

1830 - 1870

was the immediate emancipation of all slaves and the end of racial discrimination and segregation. also that Abolitionist ideas became increasingly prominent in Northern churches and politics beginning in the 1830s,

Nullification Controversy

1832 - 1833

his declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and that null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina.

Robert Smalls

1839 - 1915

he was Born in Beaufort, South Carolina.Was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship’s pilot, sea captain, and politician

slave codes

1852 - 1865

Slave codes were laws in each US state.These codes gave slave-owners full power over the slaves.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1854 - 1855

it was the opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and Kansas and Nebraska decide for them if they were free or slave. People of the area were given to vote and decide

Dred Scott Decision

1857 - 1858

Was the decision if slaves were property or humans.It held that the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in the territories and On March 6, 1857, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney delivered the Supreme Court's decision against Dred Scott

Election of 1860

1860 - 1861

Was a election between Abraham Lincoln and John C. Breckinridge. For the rights of slavery or still haveing slavery.

Ft Sumter

1861 - 1862

After the south states secede from the union.SC demends the union to surrender to South.Lincon refues to Fort Sunter to surrender.Confederate fires on Fort and forceing to surrender

Creation of the Confederate States of America

1861 - 1865

These were who wanted slarvery in the south. Orginzed by 11 states

William T. Sherman

1861 - 1865

Was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author.He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Civil War

1861 - 1865

War between the north and south over slavey.The north won the war

Lincoln’s assassination

1865 - 1866

Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play with his wife at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C.The assassination happend five days after the commander of the Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. he was a really important person

Total War”

1899 - 1930

Total war is a war in which a belligerent engages .Is known by scholars as a separate class of warfare.

Cotton Trade


cotton is traded with britain and other european countries.