Dr. Walter Edgar, speaking from the steps of Snee Farm, Charles Pinckney's country estate, recounts to school children the public life and service of Charles Pinckney. Included in this discussion are brief descriptions of the public service of Pierce Butler, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and John Rutledge. Most highlighted are the many and various ways Charles Pinckney served South Carolina and the nation for over 40 years of his adult life, and how Charles Pinckney's service came at a price of great personal sacrifice. See also http://www.powdermag.org/coloniallessons.php. Produced by Charleston County School District.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the process which led to the formation of the U.S. government, including the convening of the Continental Congresses, the passage of the Articles of Confederation, and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
- 8-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of South Carolina’s role in the development of the new national government.
- Independence from Great Britain made the creation of a new national government and individual state governments imperative. To understand how and why these governments were created, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the fo...