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...
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts

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280 years ago, the colonial government in Port Royal conceded to the settlers’ demands for a new fort for protection from a Spanish incursion. Although its original mission was short-lived, in 1863...
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...
Fort Hill Plantation - Let's Go!
Fort Hill Plantation - Let's Go!

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William Hiott is the Executive Director & Chief Curator for Fort Hill Plantation. He guides us through the history of Fort Hill and its famous residents, John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson...
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Office | Let's Go!
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Office | Let's Go!

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Inside John C. Calhoun's office, located at Fort Hill Plantation in Clemson, SC. CREDIT: Sarah Pritchard, 2019 ETV Endowment Intern (Digital Media/Knowitall) Click play to view the tour on your device
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Home | Let's Go!
3D VR - Fort Hill Plantation Home | Let's Go!

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Fort Hill, the antebellum plantation of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina’s pre-eminent 19th century statesman, started as a four-room Clergy Hall. Through a succession of Calhoun-Clemson women, Fort...
Government Unit
Government Unit

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12 Day unit on Government and the impact the American Revolution had on South Carolina.