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Standard 8-2

8-2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes of the American Revolution and the beginnings of the new nation, with an emphasis on South Carolinas role in the development of that nation.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko | Ninety Six
Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko | Ninety Six

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Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko was a Polish–Lithuanian military engineer and a military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States. During the Siege of Ninety...
The British "Star Fort" | Ninety Six
The British "Star Fort" | Ninety Six

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The British fort, or "redoubt" at Ninety Six was nick-named "The Star Fort," due to the shape of the stronghold. The "star fort" provided an effective defensive position, built adjacent to the town of...
General Nathanael Greene | Ninety Six
General Nathanael Greene | Ninety Six

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Even though General Nathaniel Greene's army suffered a defeat at the hands of General Cornwallis at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, Greene's army was largely still intact. Cornwallis moved his army...