This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes experienced by Americans of various genders, positions, races, and social status during the Civil War.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

The Swamp Angel
Episode 13

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Charleston Museum curator, Grahame Long, recounts the story of the war's most renowned Parrott gun and its deadly ordnance: Greek Fire.
The Pluff Mud Advantage
Episode 14

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Home field advantage is key, especially in battle. College of Charleston's Dr. Scott Harris is very familiar with the muck that changed the odds in the Battle of Secessionville.
The Battle of Secessionville
Episode 10

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The Challenge The Union Army decides the time is right to move into position on James Island and capture Charleston Harbor. Citadel professor Dr. Kyle Sinisi guides us through the military maneuvers...
The Battle of Secessionville
Episode 12

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The Battle Confederate and Union forces clash in a short, bloody fight. Citadel professor Dr. Kyle Sinisi guides us through the military maneuvers that climaxed on June 16, 1862.
The Battle of Secessionville
Episode 11

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The Confrontation Confederate forces at the Tower Battery push back against the Union's advancement toward their position. Citadel professor Dr. Kyle Sinisi guides us through the military maneuvers...
Vicksburg | 27:Fifty (1992)
Episode 1

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Host Rich Panter gives a brief tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Vicksburg was the site of a siege during the American Civil War. The siege resulted in a crucial Union victory; splitting the Confederacy...
Reflections of Columbia, Part 2
Episode 2

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In 1860, roughly 60% of the population in Columbia were slaves. 60% of the gross economic capital in South Carolina was in human property. With the growing popularity of the Republican Party, and...
Fort Mill
Episode 1

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Fort Mill’s name originates from a fort built by the British (to protect the town from Shawnee and Cherokee attacks), and a grist mill. Today, it is the only town in the United States named Fort Mill...
Chester
Episode 1

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Settled around 1750, when Pennsylvania farmers came searching for new grazing ground for cattle, the town of Chester still bears its Pennsylvanian and English roots. The area also served as a buffer...