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Standard 8.2.CO

8.2.CO Compare the motives and demographics of loyalists and patriots within South Carolina and the colonies.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Pickens, Marion, Sumter, Part 3 | Palmetto Heritage

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Thomas Sumter was determined to drive the British out from South Carolina. “The Fighting Gamecock” earned his moniker due to his tenacity in battle. A band of British assassins attempted to sneak into...
Pickens, Marion, Sumter, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

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Hosts Ellen Rodillo-Fowler and Nathan Dawson guide viewers through this edition of Palmetto Heritage , which spotlights three significant South Carolina figures: Thomas Sumter (The Fighting Gamecock)...
Pickens, Marion, Sumter, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage

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While the British tangled with Andrew Pickens in South Carolina’s upstate, Francis Marion’s patriots fought the British in the Pee Dee region. Marion was known as “The Swamp Fox” due to his effective...
Kings Mountain Bicentennial | Palmetto Special

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This program on the Battle of Kings Mountain follows a documentary format. It centers around the Bicentennial Celebration in September and October of 1980. The activities that were covered as a part...
The Charleston Tea Party, 1774 | Palmetto Special

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Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea This program deals with actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December...
SC Veterans in History, Part 3
Episode 3

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The importance of black Patriots in the American Revolution is discussed. In addition to black Patriots, there were a number of South Carolina women who served as heroes during the American Revolution...
SC Veterans in History, Part 2
Episode 2

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During the Revolutionary War, more battles occurred in South Carolina than anywhere in the Union. In September 1781, the Battle of Eutaw Springs was the last engagement of the Revolutionary Wat.in the...