Originally belonging to the Cherokee Nation, a treaty with settlers in 1755 successfully made a settlement in the South Carolina "back country." This settlement would become the county of Abbeville. Abbeville got its name from a group of French Huguenots, who fled France in 1764, due to religious persecution. Today, Abbeville is a prosperous residential area and tourist attraction.
- This indicator was written to promote inquiry into the unique development of ethnic, political, and religious identities in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how European colonization impacted the interaction among African, European, and Native American cultural groups.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how South Carolina developed as a result of the relationship among various ethnic, political, and religious groups.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how U.S. relationships with other countries have developed since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
- This indicator was designed to encourage inquiry into the geographic and human factors that contributed to the development of South Carolina’s economic system. This indicator was also written to encourage inquiry into South Carolina’s distinct social and economic system as influenced by British Barbados.
- This indicator was designed to promote inquiry into military and economic policies during World War II, to include the significance of military bases in South Carolina. This indicator was also developed to foster inquiry into postwar economic developments and demographic changes, to include the immigration of Jewish refugees following the Holocaust.