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Standard 8-5.3

8-5.3 Summarize the successes and failures of Reconstruction in South Carolina, including the creation of political, educational, and social opportunities for African Americans; the rise of discriminatory groups; and the withdrawal of federal protection.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Avery Institute | Road Trip


Curtis J. Franks addresses the role the Avery Institute played in instilling leadership skills in African Americans and the transition from a private to public school. CREDIT: Project Discovery...
Avery Research Center | Project Discovery Revisited


Charleston, South Carolina, is a city rich in African American culture. Sullivan’s Island, once an entry port from Africa for the slave trade, was considered the gateway to the United States. The...