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39 resources with the concept south carolina history

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The Reconstruction Era and The Fragility of Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Seven lessons examine the Reconstruction Era that followed the United States Civil War. The series of detailed lessons provide background information on the era, teaching strategies, videos, and primary source materials.
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Black Americans in Congress

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Seven lessons make up a unit about African Americans who served in the United States Congress from 1870 to 2007. Young historians read contextual essays, engage in activities, examine primary source images, and artifacts to gain an...
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“The Fifteenth Amendment in Flesh and Blood,” The Symbolic Generation of Black Americans in Congress, 1870–1887

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The reading of a contextual essay launches a study of Black Americans who served in Congress from 1870 through 1887. Young historians identify the African Americans who served during this period, investigate the ways they won national...
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Interracial Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Radical Reconstruction, the 10-year period referred to after Congress passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867, saw the establishment of manhood suffrage, men voting without any racial qualifications. Southern states also rewrote their...
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Fort Sumter: April 12, 1861

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What was it like to be on the receiving end of Confederate shells in Fort Sumter? Learners get a sense of what the bombardment that began the Civil War on April 12, 1861 was like in this video resource. Resource includes footage of...
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Defining Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in the Confederate states. The Thirteenth Amendment banned slavery in the United States. However, neither document defined freedom. The second activity in the Reconstruction Era series examines...
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Fort Sumter: Rising Tensions Before The Civil War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
When South Carolina seceded from the Union, it left the federal troops in the area—including those at Fort Sumter—in a vulnerable position. What should they have done to protect federal property and troops against South Carolina forces?...
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Fort Sumter: Construction Of Fort Sumter

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
While Fort Sumter is largely known as where the Civil War began, its history goes back to the War of 1812. During the War of 1812, it was evident that the American coastline needed more protection. A video resource explores the reason...
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Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Who are the Grimke sisters? Scholars find out with a worksheet that details the struggles and triumphs of the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke. After reading an informational text, class members have the opportunity to show what they...
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South Carolina Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
One of the better PowerPoints I've come across is a "Jeopardy"-style game whose focus is South Carolina. Some excellent photographs and maps make the slides especially good. The "Final Jeopardy" clue is especially challenging. An...
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South Carolina Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this South Carolina learning exercise, students put words that represent South Carolina's history in alphabetical order. Students put 9 words in alphabetical order.
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Secession: A Southern Perspective

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders determine how secession impacted South Carolina as well as the United States. For this American Civil War lesson, 8th graders examine selected primary and secondary sources in order to study the state's sovereignty and the...
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Why War? Causes of the American Revolution and South Carolina's Role

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the role of South Carolina in the American Revolution. In this colonial American lesson, 8th graders analyze primary documents and images to determine how the state was involved in the outbreak of the war and...
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What Was South Carolina's Role in the Spanish American War?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the role of South Carolina in the Spanish American War. For this imperialism lesson, 7th graders analyze primary documents and photographs, in collaborative groups, to determine how the state was involved in...
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The Historical and Economic Impact of Military Bases in South Carolina

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the history of South Carolina's military bases. In this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders discover details about the history and economic impact of military bases in the state. Students analyze primary...
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Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental Health

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the history of South Carolina's mental institutions. In this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders discover details about asylums built in the state in the 1800's. Students analyze primary sources about mental...
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Kensington Mansion: Plantation, Sharecroppers, Tenants

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the significance of the Kensington Mansion. In this South Carolina history lesson, 11th graders take field trips to the mansion and research primary and secondary sources about plantations, sharecropping, and...
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Buying, Selling, and Trading in Antebellum South Carolina

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the role of general stores in the development of communities. In this South Carolina history lesson, students study the economic development of early U.S. communities. Students write essays and create advertisements...
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Turn of the Century Immigration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the immigration wave that hit the United States in 19th century. In this immigration lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources to determine what the immigration experience was like for new citizens. Students...
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Understanding Reconstruction in South Carolina

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Reconstruction lesson, 8th graders research the role of Reconstruction in South Carolina by simulating the environment of East Bay Street...
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South Carolina: Loyalist or Patriot?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the battle waged in South Carolina over the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson, 8th graders analyze primary sources as they determine how the Loyalists and Patriots chose sides in the war.
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From Slave to Entrepreneur: The Life and Times of William Ellison

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this South Carolina history lesson plan, 8th graders examine sources that require them to examine the life of William Ellison, a black slave...
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The Battle of Huck's Defeat

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the role of South Carolinians in the American Revolution. For this American Revolution lesson, 8th graders examine primary and secondary sources regarding the skirmishes that took place in the state. As a...
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"Pitchfork" Ben Tillman and Political Reform in South Carolina

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the political reform movement in South Carolina spearheaded by "Pitchfork" Ben Tillman. In this South Carolina history lesson, 11th graders examine primary and secondary sources regarding Tillman and his vision....