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					South Carolina

   By Alyssa
Map of The Thirteen Colonies
       South Carolina




 South
 Carolina
        General Information
Charleston a town located in South Carolina,
 became the most famous seaport, social
 center, and slave market in the southern
 colonies. From Pennsylvania a lot of
 Scottish, German people had moved to
 the southern colonies, including South
 Carolina.
      Interesting/Unusual facts
South Carolinas made indigo flowers and sold them
to European cloth makers.

Charles the 2 granted the To eight high-ranking
nobles. They were called proprietors, and their
aim was to make money. The proprietors
named the colony Carolina in honor of the
king. They divided into Albemarle in the north
and Clarendon in the south. Settlers arrived
from the Caribbean's and later on England.
     History of South Carolina
South Carolina Was founded in 1670, by 200
 colonist from English Barbados. The leader of
 the colonist was Sir John Yeamans, a powerful
 owner on Barbados. Many people moved from
 Pennsylvania, Scottish and Germans moved to
 southern colonies. Also people from England
 and the Caribbean moved to the Carolinas, plus
 France. The French people were Huguenots are
 protestants forced to leave their country by the
 French king because of religious beliefs.
 Proprietors set up a government for the colony.
 Rules/Laws of South Carolina
The first rule was that Christians were to
 worship as they please. They allowed any
 religion. In 1669 They made a
 Fundamental constitution of Carolina. It
 allowed colonist to make laws them selves
 but most of the authority was left to the
 king.
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Charlestown
                Biography
An important person in the Colony is William
 Drummond. He is not even originally from the
 Carolinas he is from Virginia. They had picked
 him for governor. He was born in Scotland and
 died in Virginia, January 20,1677. When he went
 to Virginia he went there as an indentured
 servant. An indentured servant is a person who
 signs a contract that they will work for them for
 seven years. He then rose to the position to
 justice and peace, and high sheriff. He also
 discovered a large kind of circular lake in the
 center of the Great Dismal Swamp 1655.
               Biography
Now it is called lake Drummond. He hosted
 the first legislative assembly in Carolina
 1655. Samuel Stephens succeeded him
 as governor. Drummond went back to
 Virginia in 1667 and latter on supported
 Nathaniel Bacon during the latter's
 rebellion. Because of this governor
 Berkeley had Drummond executed wich
 means he had him killed in 1677.
                   Resources
• Social studies Book
• http://kids.yahoo.com/search/web?p=William%20drumm
  ond&offset=20
• http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html#socarolina
• http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13
  southcarolina.htm
• http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/usstates/southcaroli
  nahistory1.htm
• http://www.sciway.net/hist/periods/colonial.html
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Drummond_(colonial
  _governor)
• http://www.famousamericans.net/williamdrummond/
• Colony packet

				
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