This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the debates, heightened by Westward Expansion, over federal and state power concerning slavery, and the government’s role in protecting and securing natural rights.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Pages of History: Founding | Carolina Stories
Episode 2


On January 10, 1803, The Charleston Courier was launched by two federalist proprietors from Massachusetts: Aaron Smith Willington, and Loring Andrews, and from Ireland was Stephen Cullen Carpenter...
Institute Hall | History of SC Slide Collection
Institute Hall | History of SC Slide Collection
Episode 4


The National Democratic nominating convention in session at Institute Hall in Charleston on April 28, 1860. The convention was unable to bridge the differences between northern and southern wings of...