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
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- 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.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how social changes such as suburbanization, the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 (i.e., G.I. Bill), and the move to desegregation affected life in America.
- 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.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into civic engagement, such as military service, public demonstrations, and political activism, to shape the identity of modern South Carolina. This indicator was also written to encourage inquiry into...
- This indicator was designed to foster inquiry into the role of South Carolina in the Modern Civil Rights Movement, to include the influence of court cases such as Briggs v. Elliot and Flemming v. South Carolina Electric and Gas. This indicator was als...
- 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.