This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how technology fostered the growth of the cotton industry, the factory system, and urban centers. In addition, this indicator facilitates inquiry into how the Abolitionist Movement and Women&rsquo...

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

The Rollin Sisters | Sisterhood: SC Suffragists
Episode 5

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The Rollin Sisters are essentially silenced after Reconstruction, and are forced to move away from South Carolina due to the increasing violence by “Red Shirts”, and Ku Klux Klan members. In the fight...
The Rollin Sisters | Sisterhood: SC Suffragists
Episode 4

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The South Carolina Woman Suffrage Association was founded in Columbia in 1870, with Charlotte Rollin as the Chair. A charter is created and sent to Lucy Stone, one of the founders of the American...
The Rollin Sisters | Sisterhood: SC Suffragists
Episode 3

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During this period, there were many people, including African Americans, who felt the issue of women’s suffrage was much less important than civil rights for Blacks. In the 1868 Constitutional...
The Rollin Sisters | Sisterhood: SC Suffragists
Episode 2

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The Civil War brought an abrupt change to the Rollin Family, ending a period where, according to Frances Rollin, “free people of color were at the zenith of their prosperity”. The Rollin family’s...
The Rollin Sisters | Sisterhood: SC Suffragists
Episode 1

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Frances Rollin was propelled into the national spotlight with the Pilot Boy steamship incident, in Charleston, South Carolina, where the captain refused her service due to the color of her skin...