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Standard 8-4.2

8-4.2 Analyze how sectionalism arose from racial tension, including the Denmark Vesey plot, slave codes and the growth of the abolitionist movement.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Forces of Unity and Division
Forces of Unity and Division

Lesson

Students will read letters written in history and see how they tell the story of the past and what society and the culture was like at the time. After learning more about sectionalism and the division...

William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame

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William Gilmore Simms was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a poet, novelist, and historian whose work was a major force in antebellum Southern literature. He was called one of America’s best...
Charles Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame
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...