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Standard 3-4.3

3-4.3 Explain the reasons for South Carolinas secession from the Union, including the abolitionist movement and the concept of states rights.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Special
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Special

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The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Special
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Special

Video

The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

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The story begins in 1858 in South Carolina. William Taylor's cousin Allen is visiting from Connecticut. Secession "fever" is rapidly engulfing the state. The scene shifts to West Point where the...
Brooks-Sumner Affair | Palmetto Heritage
Brooks-Sumner Affair | Palmetto Heritage

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In 1857 during the heated debate on Kansas in the Senate, Charles Sumner delivered a two-day speech entitled "The Crime Against Kansas," which contained an insulting denunciation of Senator Andrew...
John C. Calhoun | Palmetto Heritage
John C. Calhoun | Palmetto Heritage

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It is the summer of 1829 and Vice-President Calhoun is spending the Congressional recess at his home near Pendleton, South Carolina. His youngest daughter, Cornelia is helping her father with his...
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage

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Back in South Carolina in December 1860 for a short Christmas break, Allen finds the Secession convention in session at the First Baptist Church in Columbia. He then accompanies his father, who is a...