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 Demonstrate an understanding of how and why humans have explored and migrated across Earth.
- 4.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the settlement and colonization of North America, including South Carolina, between 16001730.
- 4.1.CO Compare the interactions among cultural groups as a result of European colonization.
- 4.1.CX Contextualize the experience of Africans, Europeans, and Native Americans in South Carolina.
- 4.1.CC Identify patterns of change and continuity in the development of economic systems in British North America.
- 4.1.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the economic, political, and social developments of British North America and South Carolina.
- 8.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the development of South Carolina during the settlement and colonization of North America in the period of 1500 1756.
- 8.1.P Summarize major events in the development of South Carolina which impacted the economic, political, and social structure of the colony.
- 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 Carolinas settlement and colonization on the development of various forms of government acr...