8.4.CC Extender

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Penn Center Overview | Let's Go!

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Penn Center is one of the most significant African American historical and cultural institutions in existence today. The historic campus is located on St. Helena Island, one of the most beautiful and...
Penn Center Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Penn Center Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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The Penn Center, founded officially as the Penn School in 1865, is a campus of buildings dedicated to African American education in St. Helena Island, South Carolina. The original school grew out of...
3D VR - Penn Center: Brick Church | Let's Go!
3D VR - Penn Center: Brick Church | Let's Go!

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Penn Center is one of the most significant African American historical and cultural institutions in existence today. The historic campus is located on St. Helena Island, one of the most beautiful and...
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts

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280 years ago, the colonial government in Port Royal conceded to the settlers’ demands for a new fort for protection from a Spanish incursion. Although its original mission was short-lived, in 1863...
Robert Smalls | Palmetto Special

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REENACTMENT: The lesson focuses on a mission in which Robert Smalls was sent to convince President Lincoln to arm Negro troops in the South Carolina Lowcountry to fight for the Union. This is done in...
Reconstruction | Palmetto Special

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The Reconstruction period will perhaps always be one of the most controversial in South Carolina's history. In this lesson we use a number of vignettes tied together, by the host, to present various...
Reconstruction | Palmetto Heritage

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This show explains the importance of the election of 1876 and as a result how SC at one time had 2 governors from different political parties, who tried to rule the state at the same time...