Pre-Revolutionary War

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The Charleston Tea Party, 1774  | Palmetto Special
The Charleston Tea Party, 1774 | Palmetto Special

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Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea This program deals with actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December...
Stamp Tax Outrage | History of SC Slide Collection
Stamp Tax Outrage | History of SC Slide Collection

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The wealth of centers like Charleston helped prepare the way for the dissatisfactions against British rule that finally resulted in the Revolution. A wealthy elite, with connections through trade to...
Continental Congress
Continental Congress

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"The Continental Congress, also known as the Philadelphia Congress, was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies which became the governing body of the United States during...