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Standard 8-2.5

8-2.5 Summarize the role of South Carolinians in the course of the American Revolution, including the use of partisan warfare and the battles of Charleston, Camden, Cowpens, Kings Mountain and Eutaw Springs.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Kings Mountain Bicentennial | Palmetto Special

Video

This program on the Battle of Kings Mountain follows a documentary format. It centers around the Bicentennial Celebration in September and October of 1980. The activities that were covered as a part...
Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory | The Southern Campaign

Video

General Daniel Morgan’s battle plan at Cowpens was considered a masterpiece of military strategy and tactics. In Fall of 1780, General Nathaniel Greene sent a portion of his men under Morgan to fight...
Charleston Forts, Part 1
Episode 1

Video

The story of the three forts that have defended our coast, from the time of our settlers through the World War II, is told in the episode of Project Discovery. At the beginning of the American...
Battle of King's Mountain | Palmetto Heritage

Video

In this program, Lord Cornwallis has ordered Major Patrick Ferguson, a Scotsman, to form the Loyalists into a strong royal militia. In late September 1780, Ferguson took up post near present day...
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.