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Teaching American History in South Carolina
Teaching American History in South Carolina is a statewide approach to teaching professional development. South Carolina is part of a nationwide Teaching American History federal grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement, Education Academic Improvement. Richland School District Two is the primary recipient of this grant, which is administered by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

Contributed Lessons

Between the Rivers

The Best Friend of Charleston, The Charleston Railroad

Buying, Selling, and Trading in Antebellum South Carolina

“The Voices of Slavery”

The Impact of the Cotton Gin

General Greene to General Marion: Your State Is Invaded, Your All Is at Stake

Wake Up King George!

"Am I Really Free?"

Trade Trials Treaties

Southeastern Native Americans' Lifestyles

Traveling Southern Style: A lesson on the Jim Crow Laws

The Enemy in Our Own Backyard!

Work and Play in South Carolina

The 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina

Child Labor in the Carolinas

"Pitchfork" Ben Tillman and Political Reform in South Carolina

Turn of the Century Immigration

What Price Freedom! Civil War & Reconstruction

SC Black Codes: A Lesson on Reconstruction Legislation and Amendments

Commemorating South Carolina’s Secession