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Zach & Nathan

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1700's
(1700) Hurricane struck Charleston, 98 killed
(1706) French, Spanish attacked Charles Town during Queen Anne's War; colonial forces captured French vessel and crew
(1712) Territory of Carolina divided into North and South; each had own governor
(1713) Hurricane struck; heavy flooding, 70 killed
(1715 - 1717) Yemassee Indian Wars
(1718) Pirate Blackbeard sailed into Charles Town Harbor; took hostages for ransom; pirate Stede Bonnet captured, hanged in Charles Town
(1719) Citizens of South Carolina rebel against Lords Proprietors; James Moore elected governor
(1721) South Carolina became Crown Colony; General Sir Francis Nicholson appointed governor
(1728) Passenger, shipping service began between Charles Town and New York
(1729) Seven Lord Proprietors surrendered right to King George II
(1730) Nine townships laid out; settlers began move into interior
1600's
(1629) King Charles I granted charter to Sir Robert Heath for all territory between 31° and 36° N (from Albemarle Sound in North Carolina to Jekyll Island off Georgia's coast)
(1663) King Charles II granted region of Carolina to eight Lords Proprietors
(1666) Capt. Robert Sanford explored, named Ashley River; took formal possession of Carolina region for England and Lords Proprietors
(1669) Fundamental Constitution of Carolina approved by Lords Proprietors; guaranteed religious freedom
(1670) First permanent England settlements and capital city, Charles Town, (Charleston) founded; City Assembly established tax-supported free library
(1680) First group French Huguenots arrived; Charles Town moved to Oyster Point, current site
1500's
(1521) First recorded Spanish expedition reached Carolina coast
(1524) First French ship explored Carolina coast
(1526) Spanish settlement, San Miguel de Guadalupe near Winvah Bay; failed within one year
(1562) French attempted settlement of Charlesfort on Parris Island; failed within one year
(1566) Spanish built coastal forts to discourage French settlements
1700's
(1730 - 1739) About 20,000 enslaved Africans brought to South Carolina
(1739) 40 blacks, 21 whites died in Stono slave revolt
(1740) Fire swept through Charles Town
(1742) Spanish prevented from taking Charles Town in Battle of Bloody Marsh
(1747) Treaty signed with Choctaw Indians; treaty established trade with Choctaws for not attacking French settlements
(1752) Hurricane struck, 103 killed
(1760 - 1761) Cherokee Wars
(1761) Cherokee War ended; Treaty opened land for settlement; Bounty Act offered public land tax free for 10 year in Up Country, settlers began to move in
(1769) Nine judicial district established

Who founded South Carolina and Why
In 1663, Charles II gave the land to eight nobles, the Lords Proprietors, who ruled the Province of Carolina as a proprietary colony.
Zach Maddox & Nathan Mckeithen
1700's
(1774) Henry Middleton, John and Edward Rutledge, Thomas Lynch, Christopher Gadsden named delegates to First Continental Congress; Middleton chosen President of Continental Congress
(1775) Carolina's First Provincial Congress met
(1776) First major battle of the Revolution; 15 British warships, 1,500 troops attack Ft. Moultrie, forced away; Declaration of Independence arrived in Charles Town
(1777) New state government required each male citizen to denounce King, pledge loyalty to state
(1778) Major fire in Charles Town destroyed many building, arson suspected
(1779) British prepared sea and land expedition against Charles Town; General Washington ordered 1,400 Continental troops to Charles Town
(1780) British troops landed on Seabrook Island, warships anchored within broadside range of Charles Town, Army crossed Ashley river and established line of breastworks; encircled civilian population; siege lasted 40 days; Charles Town surrendered to British
what type of people are living in this colonly
Citations
landofthebrave.info
Economy
Since farming was unsuccessful in South Carolina, settlers had to find a new way to make a living. They began to capture Native Americans and sell them as slaves to people in other colonies and in the West Indian islands. By 1700, the colonists discovered that rice and indigo grew very well in this land. These two goods prospered, making the farmers very wealthy. Large plantations became widespread throughout the area, and black slaves from Africa became the primary source of labor.
all religious groups in South Carolina were able to freely practice their faith. The three main religions were Anglicans, dissenters from the Church of England, called nonconformists, and French Huguenots.
Religions
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