Take on the South - Teacher Resources

Take on the South
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TAKE ON THE SOUTH is a series of one-hour, live-to-tape debates produced by the South Carolina Educational Television network for the University of South Carolina's Institute for Southern Studies (ISS) under a grant provided by Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc. Dr. Walter Edgar, Dr. Trudier Harris, Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and Dr. Noel Polk, Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University, debate which Southern novel has been the most influential. (From our Streamline collection)

Closed captioning has been provided for these broadcast programs.


Lesson Plans

Does the Road to the White House Run Through the South? (docx)

What Was the Most Influential 20th Century Southern Novel? (docx)

Would Southern Slavery Have Survived the Civil War? (docx)

What is Real Southern Cooking?  (docx)

What Is the Most Important Southern Sport, NASCAR or Football? (docx)

How Has the South Shaped American Music? (docx)

The Necessary South (docx)

What is the South in the 21st Century? (docx)