South Carolina Glossary

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Map of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina outlined in purple

Yamassee Uprising

(noun) - warfare with the Yamasee and later the Creek Indians. The war started in 1715 and destroyed much of the colony of South Carolina.



(noun) - the name Southerners used for Americans who lived in the northern states during the American Civil War


yeoman farmer

(noun) - a farmer who grew crops and raised animals to feed himself and his family.


A smiling woman wearing a white hair scarf, blue dress and wooden yoke


(noun) - an item used to help carry water

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