On December 20,1860, the delegates of a special South Carolina state convention voted unanimously to secede from the Union. Secession had been brewing for more than a decade, as white South Carolinians became increasingly alarmed about the protection of state sovereignty under the U. S.Constitution. This activity helps students learn about SC's Secession, vocabulary and facts.
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- 8-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the multiple events that led to the Civil War.
- The outbreak of the Civil War was the culminating event in a decades-long series of regional issues that threatened American unity and South Carolina’s identity as one of the United States. To understand how South Carolina came to be at the cent...