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Standard 8-2.2

8-2.2 Summarize the response of South Carolina to events leading to the American Revolution, including the Stamp Act, the Tea Acts, and the Sons of Liberty.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon

Lesson

Students will demonstrate their understanding of four historical, South Carolina figures and how their roles during the Revolution contributed to Charleston history, as well as make a connection...

The Charleston Tea Party, 1774  | Palmetto Special
The Charleston Tea Party, 1774 | Palmetto Special

Video

Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea This program deals with actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December...
Creative Resistance to Taxation on the Colonies
Creative Resistance to Taxation on the Colonies

Lesson

Background information: Students have previously learned of the mercantile economic system and the Navigational Act of 1651. As transatlantic trade increased it became more difficult for England to...

Charleston Tea Party | Palmetto Heritage
Charleston Tea Party | Palmetto Heritage

Video

Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea. This video portrays actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December, 1774...
John Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame
John Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

5-minute historical profile of the life of statesman John Rutledge, South Carolina’s first Governor and delegate to the Constitutional Convention.