Noted South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar discusses the key issues in SC History.
Desegregation and other social change in South Carolina is discussed:
- World War II – Catalyst for Change
- Transformation of Political Scene: Strom Thurmond, James F. Byrnes
- Briggs v. Elliott would become basic for Brown v. Board of Education
- 1960's - Voting Rights Act, Civil Rights Act, Desegregation
- 5.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the conflicts, innovations, and social changes in the United States, including South Carolina, from 19501980.
- 5.4.CE Analyze the causes and impacts of social movements in the U.S. and South Carolina.
- 5.4.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the economic, political, and social effects of the Cold War, Space Race, and Civil Rights Movement using primary and secondary sources.
- 5.4.P Summarize the economic, political, and social changes in the U.S. after World War II.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.
- 8.5.CC Analyze the continuities and changes in South Carolinas identity resulting from the civic participation of different individuals and groups of South Carolinians.
- 8.5.CX Analyze the correlation between the Modern Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina and the U.S.
- 8.5.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the cultural changes in South Carolina and the U.S.