South Carolina's Role in the New Nation

1781-1860. Independence from Great Britain created the need for a new national and state government. Learn about the South Carolina leaders who participated in the creation of the United States Constitution and how the state adjusted to changes.
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We Have A Story To Tell, Part 1 | Carolina Stories
We Have A Story To Tell, Part 1 | Carolina Stories

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Produced by Mark Adams, this Carolina Stories documentary tells the story of the South Carolina Army National Guard, from its founding in 1670, to present day. The Guard’s history is long and rich...
The Planter at the Gate, Part 2
The Planter at the Gate, Part 2

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Thomas Lamar farms cotton on the family land granted by the King of England. Thomas’ brother, Charles, makes a bold move to reopen the African slave trade in defiance of a federal ban. Talk of...
Vardry McBee | Let's Go!
Vardry McBee | Let's Go!

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When Vardry McBee arrived in 1815 from North Carolina, he saw Greenville's potential. He liked it because of the good land and good climate the Upcountry had to offer. So, he saw it as a good...
David Drake | SC African American History Calendar
David Drake | SC African American History Calendar

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David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s...
The Rise Of Cotton In SC | Walter Edgar's Journal
The Rise Of Cotton In SC | Walter Edgar's Journal

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With the invention of the “Cotton Gin” by Eli Whitney, combined with methods we would today call “scientific plant breeding,” the cotton industry boomed in South Carolina, in the early 19th century...
Forgotten Founder, Part 8 - Conclusion
Forgotten Founder, Part 8 - Conclusion

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Forgotten Founder, Part 8 of 8 When Charles Pinckney left office in 1823, he had devoted 42 years to public service. The following year, he passed away, and is buried in St. Philip's Episcopal...