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.
History after 1865 - Elementary
South Carolinians during the Great Depression faced significant hardships, only relieved with the economic relief of World War II.
Industry came to South Carolina as entire families worked in the textile mills and factories in the Upstate.
Explore our state's participation in modern wars, increased infrastructure, and economic development in the "New South."
Meet black legislators, sharecroppers, and white farm owners who rebuilt the South after the Civil War.
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.