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The name of our colony is South Carolina. South Carolina
was founded in 1763. The colony’s founder was King
Charles the 1st.
u   The colony’s first people
    were the Cherokee, and
    Catawba. The Cherokee
    lived in the Appalachian
    Mountains, and the
    Catawba lived in the
    Fothills. South Carolina
    gathered nuts and berries,
    and grew corn, beans and
    squash. Also hunted deer
    and wild turkeys.
n   During the 1500s Spanish and French
    explorers each tried to settle in South
    Carolina. The men who settled Charles town
    received 150 acres of land. Sir Heaths plans
    for land in North America did not develop.
    The Yammassee Indians fought in the
    Yammassee war in 1715-1716. As more
    people settled in South Carolina, Charles
    Town grew into a busy seaport. South
    Carolina was once part of a larger colony
    called Carolana. South Carolana’s final
    borders were set in1763.
 Daily life was different
in each area. They
owned few
belongings in their
cabins. Many wealthy
colonists lived in the
low country area near
the coast. they grew
rice, indigo, and other
crops on large farms
called plantations.
• Schools were not
  widespread in the
  Southern Colonies.
  Settlers grew corn,
  melons, squash and
  beans for their family.
  Farms were small in the
  UP country. Blackbeard
  was a famous colonial
  pirate. He and his crew
  were a threat to the
  colony. In 1718
  Blackbeard took control
  of Charlestown's Harbor.
n   Farming was a big business in South Carolina. South
    Carolina became 1 of the richest of the 13 colonies.
    They grew indigo to make blue die for soldier
    uniforms. Rice was valuable in South Carolina colony.
    By 1690, South Carolina colonists could pay their
    taxes with rice.
n   Plantation owners bought slaves from Africa and
    the West Indies. Fishers caught oysters, clams,
    and shrimp from the ocean. Other colonists
    fished from South Carolina’s streams and rivers.
    They also caught bass and trout. Between 1735
    and 1775 colonists built more than 300 wooden
l   Agriculture exports for South Carolina are indigo and
    rice. Industrial exports are furniture and ships for South
    Carolina. South Carolina’s Natural Resource exports are
    Lumber. South Carolina grew agricultural Exports on
    plantations. The first South Carolina planter to grow
    indigo was Elizabeth Lucas.
• South Carolina’s
  plantation owners
  bought slaves. The
  added help meant
  larger crops and
  more money. The
  Quakers came from
  Pennsylvania and
  Virginia to farm
  new land.
  Lutherans, Jews,
  and French
  Huguenots came
  from Europe.
• The land of South Carolina attracted people
  from other colonies. Quakers traveled into town
  to worship. They gathered to pray at a meeting
  house. Slave auctions took place in South
  Carolina even after the Colony became a state.
n   By the mid 1700s, many colonists wanted independence
    from Great Britain. They didn’t like being controlled by
    British Rulers. In July 1776, Members of Congress
    approved the Declaration of Independence. This
    Document declared the colonies free of British Rule.
    Charles Town was renamed Charlestown in 1783 to
    make it sound less British.
§ South Carolina gained Statehood on May
 23, 1788. South Carolina is the 8th state.
►   South Carolina is in the
    Southern Colonies. South
    Carolina’s population in
    1769 was 125,000 people.
    Charles town was South
    Carolina’s first settlement.
    Charles Town defends
    itself against British attack
    in 1776. South Carolina
    becomes a royal colony in

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