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Standard 8-2.6

8-2.6 Explain the role of South Carolinians in the establishment of their new state government and the national government after the American Revolution.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Snee Farm Tour

Video

Mrs. Ann Edwards talks to children about the life of Charles Pinckney and his love of his estate, Snee Farm. Mrs. Edwards highlights Charles Pinckney's service during the Revolutionary War, his public...
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

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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...
William Moultrie | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Moultrie (1785-1787) is known for his leadership during the American Revolutionary War. He defended the city of Charleston from British attack in 1776, and...
Charles Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Statesman Charles Pinckney's beliefs helped forge the United States Constitution. Fluent in five languages, yet educated and reared entirely on South Carolina soil, this man was elected four times to...
John Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame

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5-minute historical profile of the life of statesman John Rutledge, South Carolina’s first Governor and delegate to the Constitutional Convention.
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...
Thomas Heyward Jr. | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Heyward, Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, historic sites, and reenactments, this...
Edward Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame

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A brief biography of the life of Edward Rutledge, statesman, South Carolina Governor, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, visits...