William Hiott and Patrick McMillan discuss the contributions made by African Americans. When Paul de St. Julien died in 1741, he owned forty-five slaves. Most of the profit which came from St. Julien’s plantation was rice, but they also grew cotton and raised cattle. Rice, namely “inland” rice was a cash crop; so successful that it made a huge impact on South Carolina’s natural history. Many of the swamps and marshes seen in the low country today are a result of these rice fields.
- 3.5.3.HS Investigate and explain the economic, social, political, and environmental motivations behind human migration and how places can change as a result.
- 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 written to promote inquiry into the role of mercantilism in the growth of agriculture, early industry, harbor development, shipping and trade, and slavery in the British colonies.
- 4.1.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the economic, political, and social developments of British North America and South Carolina.
- 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.
- 8.1.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to examine multiple perspectives and influences of the economic, political, and social effects of South Carolina’s settlement and colonization on the development of various forms of government across the colonies.