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Standard 3-4.2

3-4.2 Summarize the development of slavery in antebellum South Carolina, including the invention of the cotton gin and the subsequent expansion of and economic dependence on slavery.

Grade(s): 3

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

The Antebellum Period | Conversations on SC History
Episode 11


Noted South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar discusses the key issues in SC History. The Antebellum Period is discussed in three lessons: Prosperity in South Carolina System of Slavery Status Quo
William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame


William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept...