History after 1865 - High School

Civil Rights

Demonstrations on Gervais Street

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

stringing tobacco

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


teddy roosevelt

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

Modern Era

President Truman

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


office for freedmen

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

SC Places and Photographs

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

naval yard

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