Palmetto Special

Grades 6-12

Using site visitations, dramatizations, interviews, visuals, and historic photographs and illustrations, this series explores South Carolina history. Produced by Daniel H. Pipes, the series not only teaches students the history of South Carolina, but helps them appreciate their state. (From our Streamline collection)

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About Palmetto Special
About Palmetto Special

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This overview acquaints students and teachers with The Palmetto Special series and how to utilize the SC History content in the classroom.
Agricultural Depression | Palmetto Special
Agricultural Depression | Palmetto Special

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The opening and closing wraparounds take place by an old abandoned tenant farm house in Pickens County near Clemson University. Here the host establishes the location and story line. The Reenactment...
Andrew Pickens, the Wizard Owl | Palmetto Special
Andrew Pickens, the Wizard Owl | Palmetto Special

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The television lesson includes a segment on each man designed to give an insight into his character. Andrew Pickens had been parolled by the British in Charleston when that city was captured in May...
Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Special
Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Special

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The host ties the reenactment together at various intervals in the story in various spots around Columbia that are particularly associated with Sherman's invasion, such as the area across the Congaree...
Carolina Indians  | Palmetto Special
Carolina Indians | Palmetto Special

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The lesson consists of the host and three students visiting Keowee-Toxaway State Park in Pickens County. The story of the Cherokee is told there through drawings and artifacts in a series of display...
Carolina Style | Palmetto Special
Carolina Style | Palmetto Special

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This lesson is a brief survey of the art, architecture, literature and theatre of South Carolina. It opens with a series of skits where "comedic characters" "put down" South Carolina's interest in...
Charles Town | Palmetto Special
Charles Town | Palmetto Special

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A dramatic sequence is included in this wraparound. It is an analogy to the eight Lords Proprietors receiving the grant of Carolina from King Charles II. Five people gather for lunch to discuss a...
Charlesfort | Palmetto Special
Charlesfort | Palmetto Special

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This episode goes from Columbia to Parris Island in Beaufort County. Parris Island today is the home of a large Marine Corps training base. There is a monument there, similar in the design to one...
Denmark Vesey's Plot | Palmetto Special
Denmark Vesey's Plot | Palmetto Special

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The program begins with Vesey discussing the condition of slavery with an acquaintance who is a slave Later, at a meeting, details of the plot are worked out with co-conspirators including Peter Poyas...

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