This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the process which led to the formation of the U.S. government, including the convening of the Continental Congresses, the passage of the Articles of Confederation, and the adoption of the U.S. Con...

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Pickens, Marion, Sumter, Part 3 | Palmetto Heritage

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Thomas Sumter was determined to drive the British out from South Carolina. “The Fighting Gamecock” earned his moniker due to his tenacity in battle. A band of British assassins attempted to sneak into...
Pickens, Marion, Sumter, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

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Hosts Ellen Rodillo-Fowler and Nathan Dawson guide viewers through this edition of Palmetto Heritage , which spotlights three significant South Carolina figures: Thomas Sumter (The Fighting Gamecock)...
Pickens, Marion, Sumter, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage

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While the British tangled with Andrew Pickens in South Carolina’s upstate, Francis Marion’s patriots fought the British in the Pee Dee region. Marion was known as “The Swamp Fox” due to his effective...
French and Indian War, Part 1 | History In A Nutshell
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Although the French and Indian War began officially in 1756, rising tension and engagements between British and French colonists happened years prior. With the English, French, and Native Americans...
Moncks Corner, Part 1
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Joanna Angle chronicles the early history of Moncks Corner. Moncks Corner was an important trading post, and more than a dozen Revolutionary War battles took place in and around this area. One of...
Charles Pinckney Overview | Powder Magazine Museum

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Dr. Walter Edgar, speaking from the steps of Snee Farm, Charles Pinckney's country estate, recounts to school children the public life and service of Charles Pinckney. Included in this discussion are...
Snee Farm Tour, Part 1 | Powder Magazine Museum

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Mrs. Ann Edwards talks to children about the life of Charles Pinckney and his love of his estate, Snee Farm. Mrs. Edwards highlights Charles Pinckney's service during the Revolutionary War, his public...