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Standard 8-6.3

8-6.3 Explain the reasons for depressed conditions in the textile mills and on farms in South Carolina and other regions of the United States in the 1920s and the impact of these conditions on the coming of the Great Depression.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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The 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina
The 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina

Lesson

The depression of the 1920s and 1930s affected the economic and social lives of rural families in South Carolina. Farmers had to pay most of the taxes, but they were the ones with the least amount of...

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...
Maude Callen | S.C. Hall of Fame
Maude Callen | S.C. Hall of Fame

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This episode is about Maude Callen (1898 -- 1990), a Nurse-Midwife, who singlehandedly brought health care to rural Pineville, S.C. and the surrounding area of Berkeley County in the early 1920s...
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame

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"There's no such thing as bad publicity..." This remark, attributed to Irish playwright Brendan Behan, sums up the advertising philosophy of noted textile executive Elliott White Springs of Springs...