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Standard 8-2.3

8-2.3 Explain the roles of South Carolinians in the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.

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

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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...

Loyalists and Patriots
Loyalists and Patriots

Lesson

In these lessons, students will investigate the points of view of colonists who supported remaining loyal to Britain and those of colonists who supported breaking ties with Britain.

William Henry Drayton | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Henry Drayton | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Henry Drayton (1742-1779) was a planter, lawyer, and politician during the Revolutionary War. He is credited with co-designing with Arthur Middleton the...
Thomas Lynch Jr.| S.C. Hall of Fame
Thomas Lynch Jr.| S.C. Hall of Fame

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Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Lynch Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical reenactment, this program...
Arthur Middleton | S.C. Hall of Fame
Arthur Middleton | S.C. Hall of Fame

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A brief biography of the life of Arthur Middleton, statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, and historic landmarks and...