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Standard 8-4.4

8-4.4 Evaluate the arguments of unionists, cooperationists, and secessionists on the issues of states rights and slavery and the ways that these arguments contributed to South Carolinas secession.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Special
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Special

Video

The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Special
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Special

Video

The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Commemorating South Carolina’s Secession
Commemorating South Carolina’s Secession

Lesson

On December 20,1860, the delegates of a special South Carolina state convention voted unanimously to secede from the Union. Secession had been brewing for more than a decade, as white South...

Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

Video

The story begins in 1858 in South Carolina. William Taylor's cousin Allen is visiting from Connecticut. Secession "fever" is rapidly engulfing the state. The scene shifts to West Point where the...
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage

Video

Back in South Carolina in December 1860 for a short Christmas break, Allen finds the Secession convention in session at the First Baptist Church in Columbia. He then accompanies his father, who is a...
Southern States Secede
Southern States Secede

Lesson

The students will be able to research the point of view of a unionists, cooperationists, secessionists/radicals (fire-eaters), Lincoln, and a South Carolina population representative in order to...