Sgt. William Jasper (1750-1779) came to Philadelphia from Germany in 1767, working briefly as an indentured servant before moving to the South and becoming involved as a leader in the Revolutionary War. At the Battle of Fort Moultrie, he rescued the state flag, held it up on a temporary staff, and was honored for his bravery. Jasper died three years later at the Battle of Savannah.
- 3-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the American Revolution and South Carolinas role in the development of the new American nation.
- 3-3.0 People establish governments to provide stability and ensure the protection of their rights as citizens. To understand the causes and results of the American Revolution on South Carolina, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set fort...
- 8-2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes of the American Revolution and the beginnings of the new nation, with an emphasis on South Carolinas role in the development of that nation.
- 8-2.0 The events surrounding the American Revolution transformed British colonists into American citizens. To understand South Carolinas pivotal role in this process, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators: