Guiding Questions to answer for research:
When did the person live or when did this event take place?
Who was involved?
Did the person or event have an immediate impact?
How has the person or event impact American history?
North Carolina/ South Carolina Split
Occurred in 1712 because general cultural difference and dispute with the proprietors. The Carolina land was given to the proprietors who were the Earl of Clarendon, Duke of Albemarle, Lord Craven, Lord Berkeley, Lord Ashley, Sir George Carteret, William Berkeley and Sir John Colleton.
West Indies Relationship
Islands in the Caribbean formerly or presently under the British or French flags. French territories in the Caribbean are organized into two overseas departments and are treated as integral parts of France.
In British-American colonial history, a type of settlement dominating the period 1660-90, in which favorites of the british crown were awarded huge tracts of land in the New World to supervise and develop. One important result of the proprietary movement was the diversification of settlers, who were attracted from several different countries rather than from England, thus helping to bring a more cosmopolitan character to the new country.
Growth of the African Population and Culture
South Carolina had a tremendous number of slaves especially given its small size. By 1860 the only other states that had as many slaves were Georgia and Virginia. South Carolinas giant population was largely due to rice culture. The distinct identity of African American culture is rooted in the historical experience of the middle passage. The shift in religion of Islam, Christianity, and African beliefs allowed Africans to practice a mixed religion.
Slave rebellion that took place on September 9, 1739. It was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies and killed 21 whites and 44 blacks. Led...