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Jasper County

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Jasper County was home to Thomas Heyward, Jr., a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Henry Robert, author of Robert's Rules of Order.

Glossary

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We've been hard at work updating the StudySC Glossary! You can now find Britannica and other encyclopedia articles along with the definitions of South Carolina terms.

Idella Bodie

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Idella Bodie passed away January 2, 2019 at the age of 93. She was a South Carolina native and authored 25 books for young readers throughout her career as a teacher.

The Charleston

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The Charleston was a popular dance craze in the 1920s. It got its name from a song of the same name in a Broadway show called Runnin' Wild. The composer said he was inspired by the music of the dockworkers in Charleston.

Gary Davis

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Born in Clinton, SC, Gary Davis was a blind blues and gospel songwriter and innovative guitarist. He began as a street musician and helped to create the Piedmont style of music.