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Visit the South Carolina Department of Education for Social Studies standards.

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Hurricanes | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hurricanes. The term “hurricane” comes from the West Indian word “hurrican,” which means “big wind.” Hurricanes are classified into five categories using the Saffir-Simpson scale based on...
Burnettown | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Burnettown (Aiken County; 2010 population 2,673). Incorporated in 1941, Burnettown is located in the Horses Creek Valley of Aiken County. In 1890, Daniel Burnette purchased land along a...
Birth of the Constitution - Photos
Birth of the Constitution - Photos

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This photo gallery features the following visuals from the "Birth Of The Constitution" episode! Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Author Of "The Social Contract" John Locke, Author Of "Two Treatises Of...
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Episode 1

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After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
Sharecropping Simulation
Sharecropping Simulation

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Students will get to time travel and see what life of a sharecropper was like. Did they make the right choice making a deal with the landowner? Let them take a trip back and time and see what they...

Telling Tales with Kamishibai
Telling Tales with Kamishibai

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In Japan, the tradition of storytelling with art dates back as early as the 9th century when Japanese Buddhist monks would use storytelling scrolls to teach religious stories and lessons to an...

Reconstruction - 3 Plans
Reconstruction - 3 Plans

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Students will research the 3 plans during Reconstruction (Lincoln, Johnson, Congress) and decide which plan they would use and why.

Busbee, Cyril B. | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Busbee, Cyril B. (1908-2001). Educator. In his early years, Busbee was a teacher, coach, and administrator in various schools in Georgia and South Carolina. In 1943, he moved to Brookland...