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1
South Carolina History Project
  • 3rd Grade Students
  • Mrs. Watsons Class

2
PEE DEE INDIANS
  • Pee Dee Indians raised crops for food and used
    the river as a trade route with other tribes.
  • During the Civil War, some Pee Dee Indians served
    in the Confederate Army.
  • During hurricanes Hugo and Andrew, the Pee Dee
    Indians helped people with food and supplies.
  • Arkadius
  • "Periscope Page." Welcome to Knowitall.org. Web.
    30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.knowitall.org/periscope/
    display/showgalleryentry.cfm?entryID91gt.

3
South Carolina Wetlands
  • Carolina Bays are oval shaped shallow
    depressions.
  • They represent a type of bog or bog-lake complex
    unique to the southern coastal plain.
  • They are thought to have been formed by a meteor
    or comet impact.
  • Austin
  • SWS - 26th Annual International Wetlands
    Meeting." Society of Wetland Scientists - An
    International Organization. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.sws.org/archive/Charleston2005/wetland
    s.htmgt.

4
Anne Bonny
  • Her father hoped that she would marry a man she
    did not like so she ran away and became a pirate.
  • Girls were not allowed on ships so she dressed up
    like a boy.
  • She died on April 25, 1782 and she was 81.
  • Autumn
  • Annebonny.html." South Carolina SC - Genealogical
    and Historical Websites. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//sciway3.net/2001/sc-pirates/bonny.htmlgt.

5
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Loggerhead sea turtles can mysteriously find
    their way back to the same beach they laid their
    eggs.
  • They can lay one hundred twenty-five eggs.
  • They became the state reptile in 1988.
  • Avery M.
  • "South Carolina SC - State Reptile - Loggerhead
    Turtle." SCIWAY - South Carolina's Information
    Highway - SC. Web. 29 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.sciway.net/facts/sc-state-reptile-logg
    erhead-turtle.htmlgt.

6
Spotted Salamander
  • Spotted salamander became the official state
    amphibian in 1999.
  • They can live up to thirty years.
  • The spotted salamander has two bright yellow rows
    of spots which start at the head and goes down
    its back.
  • Emmanuel
  • Information Highway - SC. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.sciway.net/facts/sc-state-amphibian-sp
    otted-salamander.htmlgt.

7
South Carolinas State Seal
  • South Carolinas first symbol was the state seal.
    When it was first used in 1777, it was very
    different from what it is today.
  • The woman on the state seal is the Roman goddess
    Spes.
  • The palmetto tree on the state seal represents a
    victory battle against the British during the
    American Revolutionary War. Ayana
  • "South Carolina SC - State Seal and State
    Mottos." SCIWAY - South Carolina's Information
    Highway - SC. Web. 07 Dec. 2011.
    lthttp//www.sciway.net/facts/sc-state-seal-motto.h
    tmlgt.

8
South Carolina Flower
  • Jessamine is an evergreen vine.
  • Yellow Jessamine became our state flower in 1924.
  • Touching them can produce an allergic reaction.
  • Carrie
  • "South Carolina SC State Flower - Yellow
    Jessamine, Carolina Jasmine." SCIWAY - South
    Carolina's Information Highway - SC. Web. 30 Nov.
    2011. lthttp//www.sciway.net/facts/sc-state-flower
    -yellow-jessamine.htmlgt.

9
Sweetgrass Baskets
  • Sweetgrass is a native plant and is basically a
    plant you wouldnt notice.
  • Sweetgrass baskets are made from this plain
    plant.
  • These baskets remind us of the rich African
    heritage brought to this country by slaves.
  • Daniel
  • "SCIWAY News No. 77 - October 2009." SCIWAY -
    South Carolina's Information Highway - SC. Web.
    01 Dec. 2011. lthttp//www.sciway.net/sn/77.htmlgt.

10
Betsy Byars
  • Betsy Byars has written over 30 books for young
    children.
  • Betsys books have been translated into nineteen
    languages and she gets thousands of letters from
    readers in the United States and from all over
    the world.
  • Betsy attended public schools in North Carolina
    and graduated from Queens College in Charlotte,
    North Carolina with a major in English. DaMyas
  • Www.BetsyByars.com - Welcome. Web. 29 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.betsybyars.com/gt.

11
The Catawba Indians
  • The Catawba tribe has been living in South
    Carolina since 1650.
  • The original Catawba people called themselves Ye
    lswa, meaning river people.
  • The members live in a reservation near Rock Hill,
    South Carolina.

  • Avery H.
  • "Periscope Page." Welcome to Knowitall.org. Web.
    08 Mar. 2012. lthttp//www.knowitall.org/periscope/
    display/showgalleryentry.cfm?entryID90gt.

12
Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Mary was born July 10, 1875 in Mayesville,
    South Carolina.
  • Mary taught in Georgia, Florida, Illinois, and
    South Carolina.
  • Mary died May 18, 1955.
  • Jamal
  • "Syndicated Column -- Mary McLeod Bethune."
    National Association for Home Care and Hospice
    . Web. 30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.nahc.org/NAHC/v
    al/columns/SC10-6.htmlgt.

13
South Carolina Fruit Peach
  • South Carolina is 2 in the nation in peach
    production and second only to California.
  • During a normal year, South Carolina grows 60,000
    tons of peaches.
  • It wasnt until the 1850s that South Carolina
    began to grows peaches commercially.
  • Lexie
  • "Fresh SC Peaches Our South Carolina State
    Fruit." SCIWAY - South Carolina's Information
    Highway - SC. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.sciway.net/shop/peaches.htmlgt.

14
South Carolina Flag
  • Our state flag is blue with a palmetto tree in
    the middle and a white crescent in the top left
    corner.
  • The flags blue color represents the Patriot
    soldiers uniforms that were blue.
  • The flag was adopted by the South Carolina
    Legislature on January 26, 1861.

  • Kaitlyn
  • "South Carolina, Flag of (United States State
    Flag) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia."
    Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia.
    Web. 30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.britannica.com/EBch
    ecked/topic/1355650/South-Carolina-flag-ofgt.

15
SC Bird
  • Carolina wrens make their nests inside the eaves
    of houses.
  • The Carolina wren was named the state bird in
    1948 and it took the place of the mocking bird.
  • The sound it makes sounds like tea-kettle,
    tea-kettle, tea-kettle.
  • Lilly
  • "South Carolina SC - State Bird - Carolina Wren."
    SCIWAY - South Carolina's Information Highway -
    SC. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.sciway.net/fact
    s/sc-state-bird-carolina-wren.htmlgt.

16
Peggy Parish
  • Peggy Parish was born in Manning, South Carolina
    on July 14, 1927.
  • She graduated from the University of South
    Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
  • Mrs. Parish wrote the books about Amelia Bedelia.
  • Malaysia
  • "AMELIA BEDELIA Series by Peggy Parish and Herman
    Parish." Kidsreads.com. Web. 01 Dec. 2011.
    lthttp//www.kidsreads.com/series/series-amelia-aut
    hor.aspgt.

17
South Carolina Gemstone
  • The amethyst became our state gemstone on June
    24, 1969.
  • You can see an amethyst in the South Carolina
    State Museum in Columbia.
  • The amethyst is the birthstone for February.
  • Mia
  • "South Carolina SC State Gemstone - Amethyst."
    SCIWAY - South Carolina's Information Highway -
    SC. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.sciway.net/fact
    s/sc-state-gemstone-amethyst.htmlgt.

18
South Carolina Mace
  • The South Carolina state mace is approximately
    forty-eight inches long.
  • The state mace weight eleven pounds.
  • The state mace became the property of the house
    of the Representatives after the Revolutionary
    War.
  • Nathaniel
  • "Mace of the House of Representatives." The South
    Carolina Encyclopedia. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.scencyclopedia.org/mace.htmgt.

19
Francis Marion
  • Francis Marion was born in St. Johns Parish near
    Berkeley County about 1732 and died on February
    26, 1795.
  • He was nicknamed the Swamp Fox.
  • Francis Marion was a general in the South
    Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War.
  • Nykeria
  • Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition.
    Web. 30 Nov. 2011. http//www.school.eb.com/all/co
    mptons/article-927569


20
South Carolina Sword
  • The sword of state was presented to the Senate on
    February 20, 1951.
  • The sword is on the rack of the Senate rostrum of
    the president.
  • Lord Halifax gave the sword to South Carolina as
    a gift.
  • Skylar
  • "South Carolina Sword of the Senate - South
    Carolina Unit Study." About Homeschool -
    Homeschooling Information and Homeschool
    Resources. Web. 01 Dec. 2011. lthttp//homeschoolin
    g.about.com/library/blscsword.htmgt.

21
Striped Bass
  • The striped bass is sometimes known as the
    Rock, Rockfish, or Striper.
  • One female can lay from 14,000 (3 pounder) to
    3,000,000 eggs (10 pounder).     
  • Striped Basses can weigh up to 60 pounds in
    freshwater and 125 pounds in saltwater.  
  • Knox

22
EDISTO INDIANS
  • Edisto Indians lived near the Edisto River.
  • Edisto Indian communities can be found near the
    river at Four Hole Swamp, Creeltown, Summerville,
    Walterboro, and Ridgeville.
  • The Edisto Indians were originally known as
    Nachez Kusso.
  • Trinity
  • "Periscope Page." Welcome to Knowitall.org. Web.
    30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.knowitall.org/periscope/
    display/showgalleryentry.cfm?entryID92gt.

23
Marsh Tacky
  • Marsh tacky is the official state heritage horse.

  • Marsh tacky is a rare colonial Spanish horse
    bred.
  • Today it is estimated that less than 150 pure
    Marsh Tacky horses are left.
  • Zach
  • "South Carolina State House South Carolina
    State Symbols." South Carolina Legislature
    Online. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. lthttp//www.scstatehous
    e.gov/studentpage/coolstuff/animals.shtmlgt.

24
South Carolina Boiled Peanuts
  • The peanut has long been a staple of South
    Carolina and plays an important role in out
    states folk and cultural history.
  • During the Civil War, soldiers used boiled
    peanuts as protein.
  • In 2006 the boiled peanut became the official
    snack food of South Carolina.
  • Tyresse
  • "Boiled Peanuts - South Carolina's State Snack."
    SCIWAY - South Carolina's Information Highway -
    SC. Web. 01 Dec. 2011. lthttp//www.sciway.net/shop
    /sc-boiled-peanuts.htmlgt.

25
Bottlenosed Dolphin
  • It may grow up to 12 feet in length.
  • Its weight can be from 400 to 600 pounds.
  • In South Carolina, the bottlenosed dolphin is the
    most common mammal living in the ocean.
  • Kain
  • "ACE Basin Species Gallery Bottlenosed
    Dolphins." South Carolina Department of Natural
    Resources. Web. 01 Dec. 2011. lthttp//www.dnr.sc.g
    ov/marine/mrri/acechar/specgal/dolphins.htmgt.

26
South Carolina Butterfly
  • The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is named that
    because of the long portion of their hind wings
    which resemble the swallows tail feathers.
  • The Eastern Tiger Swallowtails wings always have
    four black stripes.
  • The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail became the state
    butterfly in 1994.
  • Zikia
  • "South Carolina SC - State Butterfly - Eastern
    Tiger Swallowtail." SCIWAY - South Carolina's
    Information Highway - SC. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.
    lthttp//www.sciway.net/facts/sc-state-butterfly-ea
    stern-tiger-swallowtail.htmlgt.

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