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Standard 8-3.4

8-3.4 Analyze the position of South Carolina on the issues that divided the nation in the early 1800s, including the assumption of state debts, the creation of a national bank, the protective tariff and the role of the United States in the European con...

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
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

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...
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

5-minute historical visualization of the biography of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney who is an example of the enormous contribution South Carolinians made to the formation of the government of the United...
Andrew Jackson | S.C. Hall of Fame
Andrew Jackson | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

General Andrew Jackson was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina in 1767. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Jackson became a lawyer and moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He was...