8.4.CE Extender

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Textile Capital of the World | Let's Go!


The textile industry was the dominant industry in South Carolina for many years, but it became so successful that Greenville was even known as the "Textile Capital of the World." Greenville became so...
Working in the Textile Mills | Let's Go!


Upcountry History Museum volunteer, Charles Blakely, shares his experience working in a textile mill. Blakely, who worked in a mill in Laurens, S.C. for one summer, says working in a textile mill was...
Robert Smalls, Part 1 | The Big Picture
Episode 1


In this episode, host Alex Sanders, takes a look at a South Carolina Civil War hero, Robert Smalls. Smalls was born as an enslaved person in 1839 in Beaufort, South Carolina. In 1851, Smalls was hired...