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Standard 8.5.CC

8.5.CC Analyze the continuities and changes in South Carolinas identity resulting from the civic participation of different individuals and groups of South Carolinians.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Mamie "Peanut" Johnson | Periscope
Mamie "Peanut" Johnson | Periscope

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Mamie "Peanut" Johnson challenged the traditional role of female athletes by entering the men's Negro Major League in 1953. She was the only female pitcher and only one of three women to play in the...
Jean Hoefer Toal | Periscope
Jean Hoefer Toal | Periscope

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Jean Hoefer Toal was elected the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court on March 23, 2000. As Chief Justice, she presides over the highest court in South Carolina. Her court sets the rules...
Congressman James Clyburn | Periscope
Congressman James Clyburn | Periscope

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James Clyburn grew up in Sumter, South Carolina. As a young man, he knew that someday he would be part of the political process in Washington, D.C. Today, he works in D.C. as a South Carolina...
Cecil J. Williams | Road Trip
Cecil J. Williams | Road Trip

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Cecil J. Williams is the author of Freedom & Justice. He is a noted civil rights photographer. At 14-years old, Williams was hired by JET Magazine to record the images of the civil rights movement in...
Victoria Way DeLee (1925-2010) | Road Trip
Victoria Way DeLee (1925-2010) | Road Trip

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Victoria Way DeLee, Courtesy of Modern Political Collection, USC Considered a grass roots activist, Victoria Way DeLee's fervent faith in God and her early childhood experiences fueled her involvement...
Dr. Albert N. Thompson | Road Trip
Dr. Albert N. Thompson | Road Trip

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Dr. Albert N. Thompson is shown as a young teacher instructing a 4th grade class in Richland County. Photo courtesy of Cecil Williams. In September 1944, Thompson, who was then teaching at Booker T...
John Wesley Stroman | Road Trip
John Wesley Stroman | Road Trip

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John Wesley Stroman was a student leader at SC State during the student protests. Cleveland Sellers has erroneously been identified as the leader of the students at South Carolina State when it was...