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Standard 8-3.0

8-3.0 The student will demonstrate an understanding of South Carolinas role in the development of the new national government.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Government Simulation
Government Simulation

Lesson

Students will complete a government simulation where they learn about the different responsibilities of each branch of government by becoming the different branches.

Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell

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After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
Snee Farm Tour, Part 1 | Powder Magazine Museum:
Snee Farm Tour, Part 1 | Powder Magazine Museum:

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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...
Charles Pinckney Overview | Powder Magazine Museum
Charles Pinckney Overview | Powder Magazine Museum

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Dr. Walter Edgar, speaking from the steps of Snee Farm, Charles Pinckney's country estate, recounts to school children the public life and service of Charles Pinckney. Included in this discussion are...
Snee Farm Tour, Part 2 | Powder Magazine Museum
Snee Farm Tour, Part 2 | Powder Magazine Museum

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Mrs. Ann Edwards continues her discussion of the life of Charles Pinckney focusing specifically on Pinckney's accomplishments in state and federal government after the Revolutionary War. Of special...
Constitution Day Lesson Plan
Constitution Day Lesson Plan

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This lesson relates to the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788. In this lesson students will define terms and specify how they relate to the Constitution. Students will answer...

A New Nation and State
A New Nation and State

Lesson

The Constitutional Convention was a gathering of state delegates to rewrite the Articles of Confederation and create the Constitution. Nine of the Thirteen colonies were needed to ratify the...

Cotton Becomes King - Cotton Gin
Cotton Becomes King - Cotton Gin

Lesson

Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin and in turn changed the path of America and its fortune. Read this excerpt from his obituary: Judge Johnson, of South Carolina, speaking of this invention, in 1807...

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