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Eastern woodland Indians

1000 - 1400

They were Indians that lived in the south eastern before the Europeans came

Mercantilism

1500 - 1700

It is a economic doctrine that controls foreign trade.

Triangle Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

It was a trade from Europe to Africa to America. Europe traded guns to Africa then Africa would give slaves for America which would give them cotton

San Miguel de Gualdape

1526

The first European settlement that is now a part of the United States. It was founded by Lucas Vazquez

13 English Colonies

1607 - 1733

The first American territories founded. They are all on the east coast.

Proprietary colony

1660 - 1690

Colonies used to make money

Rice and indigo trade

1680 - 1820

Rice was grown in South Carolina also known as Carolina gold because it boosted the economy by selling it to England. Indigo was a crop sold to England for a bluish dye.

Yemassee war

1715 - 1717

They fought against the British. They fought in South Carolina

Royal colony

1729 - 1776

They were territory’s that were acquired from war

Stono rebellion

1739

Biggest slave rebellion in British colonies to happen before the American revolution.

French and Indian war

1754 - 1763

A war between French and the British but the Indians were on the French side

Cherokee war

1758 - 1761

The war was between British settlers and Cherokee Indians. It happens when Virginia people attacked a Cherokee tribe

Sugar act

1760 - 1763

The British placed a tax on wine and sugar to try to pay off the expenses of the French and Indian war. Then leaders in the colonies started to boycott.

Regulator movement

1765 - 1771

A uprising against the British during the revolutionary war

Stamp act

1765 - 1766

The stamp act was a tax on all papers products so the British could pay off the Seven Year War. The colonists didn’t think this was fair because they had no voice on how much they were taxed

Son Of Liberty

1773 - 1774

The group behind the Boston tea party. A group made of angry colonists mad at Britain for their taxes.

Tea act

1773

The tea act directly lead to the Boston Tea party. The colonist boycotted the tea

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

A war where the 13 colonies fought against the British for their independence. The colonies finally won in 1783,then electing George Washington as there first president.

Articles of Confederation

1776

later replaced. states that the the 13 colonies were an independent country from britain.

South Carolina Constitution of 1776

1776

made SC an idependent governement from the other colonies and elected its own president and vice president.

Declaration of Independence

1776

The Declaration of Independence was a document written by Thomas Jefferson to show the colonies concerns about how king George was treating the colonies.

Battle of kings mountain

1780

Battle were colonists won. Big turning point in the south for the colonists moral.

battle of camden

1780

A major victory for the British in the south caused British to control the south

Battle of cowpens

1781

Major continental army victory over the British led to the patriots gaining control of South Carolina.

Battle of Eutaw Springs

1781 - 1782

Eutaq Springs was a battle against britain fought by General Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army with 2000 men. there were 500 casulites in the continental army and 700 in the britsh making it the bloodiest battle of the war. this caused the britsh to retreat to charleston SC

Great Compromise

1787

it made proportional amount of representation in congress based on population.

Commerce Compromise

1787

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

3/5 Compromise

1787

made every slave count as three fifths of regular people to count as there population and representation in congress

Constitution

1789 - 2013

supreme law of the united states. reatified by eleven states

Cotton Trade

1790 - 1860

created great wealth for plantations in the south because it was farmed by slaves

Cotton Gin

1793

seperated bits and seed from cotton wich was ussauly done by hand. made by Eli Whitney

Plantation System

1800 - 1864

large farms, employing twenty or more slaves produced staple crops including mostly cotton for foreign markets

Abolitionist Movement

1800 - 1864

a movement to end slavery

Embargo Act

1807 - 1809

made it so no ship could head to a foreign port. later canceled at the end of jeffersons presidency

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

32 month battle witch ended in neither side gaining any land fought between britain and America.

Kansas-Nebraska Act

1820

made kansas and nebraska there own territories. created a riots to see if slavery was to be allowed there

William T. Sherman

1820 - 1891

served as general in the union army was responsible for creating total war on the CSA

Denmark Vesey Plot

1822

planned won of the bigget slave uprising in history would of included over 1000 slaves escaping was arrested before it took place led to slave codes.

Nullification Controversy

1832

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

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

1857

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

Election of 1860

1860

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

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

Civil War

1860 - 1864

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

Ft Sumter

1861

battle of the civil war. ended with no casulities

Port Royal

1861

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

1864

a path of total destruction in the south trying to break the CSA moral in the war.

Lincoln’s assassination

1865

occured april 14, 1865 just 5 days after the war ended killed by actor John Wilkes Booth