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Standard 8-3.1

8-3.1 Explain the tensions between the Upcountry and the Lowcountry of South Carolina, including their economic struggles after the Revolutionary War, their disagreement over representation in the General Assembly, the location of the new capital, and...

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Constitution Day Lesson Plan
Constitution Day Lesson Plan

Lesson

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...

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

Video

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...
Thomas Heyward | S.C. Hall of Fame
Thomas Heyward | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

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...