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Standard 8-4.5

8-4.5 Compare the military strategies of the North and the South during the Civil War and the fulfillment of these strategies in South Carolina and in the South as a whole, including the attack on Fort Sumter, the Union blockade of Charleston and other...

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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H.L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!
H.L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!

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The H.L. Hunley submarine made history during the American Civil War when she became the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in combat. In February 1864, the Hunley, under command of Lieutenant...
3D VR - H. L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!
3D VR - H. L. Hunley Museum | Let's Go!

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The H.L. Hunley submarine made history during the American Civil War when she became the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in combat. In February 1864, the Hunley, under command of Lieutenant...
Fort Sumter (7): Siege Of Charleston
Fort Sumter (7): Siege Of Charleston

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With Morris Island now under Union control, they construct their own battery, and attack the city of Charleston. A parrot rifle, known as the “Swamp Angel” began shelling the city. Between August 1863...
Robert Smalls | Palmetto Special
Robert Smalls | Palmetto Special

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REENACTMENT: The lesson focuses on a mission in which Robert Smalls was sent to convince President Lincoln to arm Negro troops in the South Carolina Lowcountry to fight for the Union. This is done in...
Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Special
Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Special

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The host ties the reenactment together at various intervals in the story in various spots around Columbia that are particularly associated with Sherman's invasion, such as the area across the Congaree...
Fort Sumter | Palmetto Special
Fort Sumter | Palmetto Special

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REENACTMENT: Four of the principals at Fort Sumter discuss in retrospect events that led to the "firing of the first shot of the Civil War." These people are: Major Robert Anderson; Commander of the...
The Hunley | Palmetto Special
The Hunley | Palmetto Special

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The video location is at the Naval Polaris Missile Base in North Charleston. This is the largest submarine base on the east coast today. Learn about the sinking of the U.S.S. Housatonic by the Hunley...
Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Heritage
Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Heritage

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This reenactment is based on excerpts from Emma LeConte’s diary. Emma, then seventeen years old, kept a diary for several months in 1865 chronicling the approach, occupation and burning of the city of...