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Standard 8-1.2

8-1.2 Compare the motives, activities, and accomplishments of the exploration of South Carolina and North America by the Spanish, French, and English.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Charlesfort | Palmetto Heritage


In this story, in the year 1562, Jacques and Rouffi have sailed to the new world on an expedition to establish a colony for French Protestants (Huguenots). The Huguenot colony was settled on what is...
Colonists Wanted!
Colonists Wanted!


As a result of the explorations of the Spanish, French, and English, there was much competition to settle permanent colonies in the New World. There were many hardships (such as disease, climate...

Charlesfort | Palmetto Special


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...
Charlesfort | Project Discovery Revisited


Archaeologists with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology are working to uncover the site formerly known as Charlesfort, the settlement established by Huguenots seeking refuge...