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Standard 8-6.2

8-6.2 Explain the causes and effects of changes in South Carolina and the nation as a whole in the 1920s, including Prohibition, the destruction caused by the boll weevil, the rise of mass media, improvements in daily life, increases in tourism and rec...

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Highway 81 Video - Handout Activity
Highway 81 Video - Handout Activity

Document

After having students watch the From the Sky episode “Highway 81”, students can use this handout to create an itinerary for a South Carolina visitor.
Highway 81  | From the Sky
Highway 81 | From the Sky

Video

There are over 41,000 miles of road in South Carolina. Like veins in a body’s circulatory system, they connect the busy cities and small towns to each other, each serving a vital role throughout our...
Field to Factory | Palmetto Special
Field to Factory | Palmetto Special

Video

This program is based on an oral history conducted by the New Jersey Multi-Ethnic Oral History Project. The subject is a black woman who moved with her family from South Carolina to New Jersey in the...
The Roaring Arts
The Roaring Arts

Lesson

Students will research and analyze changes across the nation and in South Carolina during the 1920’s. They will then in small groups prepare exhibits for a “Roaring Arts Museum”. The museum will...

Agricultural Depression | Palmetto Special
Agricultural Depression | Palmetto Special

Video

The opening and closing wraparounds take place by an old abandoned tenant farm house in Pickens County near Clemson University. Here the host establishes the location and story line. The Reenactment...