This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how land acquisition and the resulting border changes of the U.S. impacted the people of the western territories prior to Westward Expansion.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Special

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The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Special

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The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Runaway Slaves | History of SC Slide Collection
Runaway Slaves | History of SC Slide Collection
Episode 14

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Runaway slaves were a constant problem in maintaining a workforce of unfree laborers. Slaves ran away because of mistreatment, out of a desire for freedom, or often simply to be reunited with husbands...
Sarah Grimké | Periscope
Sarah Grimké | Periscope
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Abolitionist Sarah Grimké was born into a wealthy slaveholding Charleston family in 1792. After experiencing the injustices of slavery firsthand, she became a noted speaker for the antislavery...
Robert Smalls | Periscope
Robert Smalls | Periscope
Episode 1

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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...