South Carolina Glossary

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White liquid in pitcher and cup. White solids in jar and bowl.


(adjective) - referring to the milk production industries

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A wall of water splashing down into a pool of water.


(noun) - a large wall built across a river to change the natural flow of water and make a deep lake form behind the wall

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Person holding a paper bill and pen.


(noun) - money that one person or organization owes or must pay to another

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Bare trees devoid of leaves in the daytime.


(noun) - a plant, especially a tree, that loses its leaves in the winter

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Documentation of the Declaration of Independence.

Declaration of Independence

(noun) - the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain


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Green and white land mass next to dark blue water.


(noun) - a landform at the mouth of a river where it empties into a body of water

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A sticker with an American flag and "I Voted" in blue text.


(noun) - a form of government where the people rule, either directly or by voting for representatives

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A grey building with white windows next to a railroad track surrounded by shrubbery and trees.


(noun) - a bus or railroad station

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Men stand in a crowded line outside a building.


(noun) - an area of land that is lower than its surroundings. Also, a time when the economy slows down.

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A little girl walks down the stair behind a Man in a dark suit. Two men flank on the sides of the little girl.


(noun) - the breaking down of imposed racial separation


Person writing in a red notebook.


(noun) - A register of daily events or transactions; a daily record; a journal

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A dark gray road cuts between two grassy area. To left are rocks and a large body of water.


(noun) - a wall of stone or earth used to hold back water and prevent flooding

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A gray and black sign with text on it.


(noun) - a state-run monopoly on liquor sales in South Carolina which operated from 1893 to 1907 statewide and until 1916 in some counties.


Two children pull at a teddy bear.


(noun) - a difference of opinion that leads to contention or strife



(noun) - the arrangement of items over a specified area


Group of diverse young people with different appearances.


(noun) - the variety of experiences and perspectives that arise from differences in race, culture, religion, mental or physical abilities, heritage, age, gender, and other characteristics


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Yellowed document with a red seal at the top of the page.


(noun) - a written record

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Metal and concrete bridge halves open up to let boat through.


(noun) - a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it

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Cars of different colors face a large white screen.

drive-in theater

(noun) - a theater where the movie is projected onto a large screen and people stay in their cars to watch.


Brown wooden boats on cracked earth during daytime


(noun) - a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water.


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A large piece of wood being shaped into a canoe.


(noun) - a canoe made from a hollowed-out log

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Off-white sand with a patch of greenish brown grass next to the sea.


(noun) - a small hill made entirely of sand that is formed by wind blowing the sand around

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