Mary Gordon Ellis was the first female to be elected to the South Carolina Legislature. This drama depicts her life from the challenges of being the school superintendent of Jasper County Schools where she made bold changes to impact education to her time in office as an elected official until her untimely death at an early age.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how wartime government activities, the Progressive Movement, and the New Deal represented an expansion of federal power, including attempts to protect citizens.
- 8-7 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact on South Carolina of significant events of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
- Changes that took place in the United States during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries revitalized the economy and challenged traditional society and politics in South Carolina. To understand the response of South Carolina to these ch...