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Standard 8.4.CO

8.4.CO Compare perspectives toward reform that emerged during the Progressive Era.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894) | Periscope
Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894) | Periscope

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In 1849, Amelia Bloomer became the first woman to own, operate, and edit a newspaper for women. Her paper became a voice for the women's rights movement, with articles encouraging women to participate...
The 19th Amendment | Periscope
The 19th Amendment | Periscope

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Women celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment in 1920. The amendment allowed them the right to vote for the first time. Photo courtesy: Business and Professional Women
Robert Smalls | Periscope
Robert Smalls | Periscope

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In 1839, Robert Smalls was born into slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina. As a slave, he worked in the Charleston shipyards. After learning the local harbor and surrounding waters, 23-year-old Robert...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

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The story begins in 1858 in South Carolina. William Taylor's cousin Allen is visiting from Connecticut. Secession "fever" is rapidly engulfing the state. The scene shifts to West Point where the...
Levi G. Byrd (1891-?) | Road Trip
Levi G. Byrd (1891-?) | Road Trip

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The first chapters of the NAACP began in Charleston and Columbia in 1917. By 1929 a total of 12 chapters had been formed in the state. At that time the state organizations focused on registering Black...
Richland County - Allen University | Road Trip
Richland County - Allen University | Road Trip

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Allen University, which was founded in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was named in honor of Richard Allen, founder of the denomination. Established four years after the University of...