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Standard 3-2.5

3-2.5 Explain the role of Africans in developing the culture and economy of South Carolina, including the growth of the slave trade; slave contributions to the plantation economy; the daily lives of the enslaved people; the development of the Gullah cu...

Grade(s): 3

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Beyond Barbados Glossary
Beyond Barbados Glossary

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Part 1: In the Beginning ( CLICK FOR VIDEO) Amalgam – A mixture or blend Amerindians – A member of the indigenous peoples of the Americas Barbados – An island country in the Lesser Antilles of the...
Beyond Barbados | Carolina Stories
Episode 6

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From Whence They Came Gullah is the blending of all the cultures that came together during that horrible time in human history called the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The connection between Barbados and...
Part 6: From Whence They Came
Part 6: From Whence They Came

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Look around Charleston, the Barbados-Carolina connection is ever present. How “place”, past and present, changed and molded the connection is explored through various aspects of culture. The mixture...

Gullah Glossary | GullahNet
Gullah Glossary | GullahNet

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benne wafer (ben.ne wa.fer) n. - a cookie made with sesame seeds and eaten for good luck; introduced by slaves from West Africa. / cast (cast) v. - to throw or fling. chaff (chaff) n. - lightweight...
Gullah Gourmet
Gullah Gourmet

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When enslaved Africans came to the coast of South Carolina they brought many foods with them that have become traditional Southern favorites. They include peanuts, sweet potatoes, okra, black-eyed...

Gullah Storybook
Gullah Storybook

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The goal for this project is to create an electronic storybook to teach younger students about Gullah. The storybook should be a multi-sensory, interactive experience for young readers so that they...