South Carolina’s response to national crises during the first half of the twentieth century brought it back into full participation in the national experience. To understand the state’s changed status, the student will utilize the knowledg...

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Highway 81 Video - Handout Activity
Highway 81 Video - Handout Activity

Document

After having students watch the From the Sky episode “Highway 81”, students can use this handout to create an itinerary for a South Carolina visitor.
Highway 81  | From the Sky
Highway 81 | From the Sky

Video

There are over 41,000 miles of road in South Carolina. Like veins in a body’s circulatory system, they connect the busy cities and small towns to each other, each serving a vital role throughout our...
WWI Photo Gallery | History in a Nutshell
WWI Photo Gallery | History in a Nutshell

Photo

This photo gallery contains the following visuals: Map of Europe, 1914. Triple Entente Countries In Blue; Triple Alliance/Central Powers Countries In Red The Zimmerman Telegram The Evening World...
World War I | History In A Nutshell
World War I | History In A Nutshell

Video

A brief video on World War I: how the war started, the U.S.' involvement, fighting the war, and the aftermath, with the Treaty of Versailles. *Important Note: Italy was originally a member of the...
The 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina
The 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina

Lesson

The depression of the 1920s and 1930s affected the economic and social lives of rural families in South Carolina. Farmers had to pay most of the taxes, but they were the ones with the least amount of...

Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 1  | Palmetto Special
Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 1 | Palmetto Special

Video

Part 1 begins with Mrs Bethune teaching in Palatka, Florida. She made the decision to move to Daytona and start a new school. Mrs Susie Warren in Daytona helped her locate a site and with $ 1.50 and...
Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 2  | Palmetto Special
Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 2 | Palmetto Special

Video

In Part II, Mrs Bethune visits England to further broaden her educational horizon. She receives the Joel E. Spingan Award, presented by the NAACP. She meets with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and...
Field to Factory | Palmetto Special
Field to Factory | Palmetto Special

Video

This program is based on an oral history conducted by the New Jersey Multi-Ethnic Oral History Project. The subject is a black woman who moved with her family from South Carolina to New Jersey in the...
James F. Byrnes | Palmetto Special
James F. Byrnes | Palmetto Special

Video

This lesson consists of film and videotapes taken from events in Mr. Byrnes' career. We are fortunate in this program that we can actually see and hear Mr. Byrnes himself. The news films were...