Mrs. Ann Edwards continues her discussion of the life of Charles Pinckney focusing specifically on Pinckney's accomplishments in state and federal government after the Revolutionary War. Of special interest is Charles Pinckney's plan at the Constitutional Convention, his role in framing South Carolina's state constitution, the moving of the state capital from Charleston to Columbia, and finally Charles Pinckney's controversial stance to support the Democratic-Republican party. 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...
- Political and economic developments underscored how the colonists in British North America had become uniquely American, prompting the development of a new nation. Drawing on their experience under British rule, the founding generation created a government with shared powers between the state and federal institutions.