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It Happened in South Carolina, 2nd

It Happened in South Carolina, 2nd

by Lee Davis Perry, J. Michael Mclaughlin
     
 

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Much has happened in South Carolina throughout its checkered history, and the myriad of significant events and fascinating repercussions surrounding them have been described by writers of every stripe for at least three hundred years. It Happened in South Carolina goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and

Overview

Much has happened in South Carolina throughout its checkered history, and the myriad of significant events and fascinating repercussions surrounding them have been described by writers of every stripe for at least three hundred years. It Happened in South Carolina goes behind the scenes to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped the Palmetto State.

Discover the escapades of "Gentleman Pirate" Stede Bonnet, who terrorized the coastline alongside the notorious Blackbeard.

Make the acquaintance of young Eliza Lucas, who changed the course of American history when she took charge of the family plantation at the tender age of sixteen.

Learn about the famous Haile Gold Mine, at one time the most successful producer of gold east of the Mississippi River.

Learn how the Jenkins Orphanage Band originated the dance craze known as the Charleston.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762760251
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/14/2011
Series:
It Happened In Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,156,550
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Lee Davis Perry was raised in Charleston and returned there in 1987 to focus on a freelance marketing and advertising career. J. Michael McLaughlin has been living in and writing about the Lowcountry for more than twenty years.

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