History after 1865 - Elementary

Civil Rights - Elementary

freedom march on Russell Street in Orangeburg

Many South Carolinians participated in the struggle for equal rights, including Septima Poinsette Clark, Modjeska Monteith Simkins, and the participants in the landmark Briggs v. Elliott court case.

Great Depression and World War II - Elementary

sharecropper

South Carolinians during the Great Depression faced significant hardships, only relieved with the economic relief of World War II.

Industrialization - Elementary

employees in the Clinton Mills

Industry came to South Carolina as entire families worked in the textile mills and factories in the Upstate.

Modern Era - Elementary

Hurricane Hugo

Explore our state's participation in modern wars, increased infrastructure, and economic development in the "New South."

Reconstruction - Elementary

Image from the Library of Congress

Meet black legislators, sharecroppers, and white farm owners who rebuilt the South after the Civil War.

SC Places and Photographs - Elementary

shop class

Learn more about the places of South Carolina and discover images of our state, from its earliest settlers to modern day.

Information on Counties & Cities

Learn more about the 46 counties and 270 cities and towns in South Carolina.

World War I and the Jazz Age - Elementary

From hometown soldiers and nurses to Camp Sevier in Greenville, South Carolina was deeply invested in World War I.