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Standard 8-5.5

8-5.5 Compare industrial development in South Carolina to industrialization in the rest of the United States, including the expansion of railroads, the development of the phosphate and textile industries, and immigration.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Six Degrees of the Gilded Age in South Carolina
Six Degrees of the Gilded Age in South Carolina

Lesson

This activity is based loosely on the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. The teacher can choose to place students into five different groups, giving each group a challenge question, or can make this an...

SC Economy | Palmetto Special
SC Economy | Palmetto Special

Video

The lesson begins with a young man making an "economic decision" concerning the purchase of a pair of running shoes. The host defines economics beginning with, "Economics is that branch of the social...
Industrialization | Palmetto Special
Industrialization | Palmetto Special

Video

The lesson begins at the Wilson Tennis Ball factory in Fountain Inn. Here we see a montage in the process of making tennis balls The host then mentions that there are many other products made in the...
Earth Day, Part 2 | Project Discovery
Earth Day, Part 2 | Project Discovery

Video

Project Discovery looks further at the Ccngaree Swamp and how it became a protected park with an excerpt from the documentary "Roots in the River". (Part 2)
William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame
William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept...
James Lide Coker | S.C. Hall of Fame
James Lide Coker | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

Born January 3, 1837, in Society Hill, James Lide Coker was a farmer, soldier, businessman, merchant, banker, railroad man, and industrialist. He was a planter in Hartsville until the Civil War began...