South Carolina Glossary

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(noun) - the inability to read

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A group of children


(noun) - a person who moves from one country to another to live

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A person wearing a blue and yellow-green customs vest writing something on clipboard.


(noun) - an item that was produced outside of the country and was brought in to be sold


The Declaration of Independence on an off-white piece of paper.


(noun) - the self-government of a nation, country, or state by its residents

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(adjective) - not dependent; not contingent or depending on something else; free


plants with deep purple flowers


(noun) - a plant grown in colonial South Carolina for the purple dye it produced

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A young girl looking at a machine.

Industrial Revolution

(noun) - a period from the 1860s to the early 1900s during which the nation moved from an agricultural to an industrial economy

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homes next to a dirt road


(noun) - the growth of machine production and the factory system.

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Man sitting on a bench


(noun) - a rise in the average level of prices

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gray asphalt road near green grass field and mountains during daytime


(adjective) - away from the ocean or open water


dark blue water cuts across land and pours out into a lighter blue sea.


(noun) - a narrow strip of water running into the land or between islands

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Black and white teens in a classroom


(verb) - to desegregate or open a place to members of all races and ethnic groups interstate

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A boat going down a water path between two land masses.

Intracoastal Waterway

(noun) - a 3,000-mile waterway along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States. Some lengths consist of natural inlets, salt-water rivers, bays, and sounds; others are artificial canals.

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A large metal machine with large black wheels parked in the middle of a green field.


(noun) - the supply of dry land with water through ditches, sprinklers, and other applications

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island with green trees against a blue sky with white clouds.


(noun) - a piece of dry land completely surrounded by water

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