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SCians enlisted in the military in large numbers; donated/sold land to the federal government for military bases How did SC contribute to World War I?
Jobs in industry, escape racial tensions During and after World War I, why did many African Americans in SC move North?
The Southern Literacy Renaissance After the 1920s, literature and arts flourished with South Carolinians DuBose Heyward and Julia Peterkin gaining national fame in a movement known as…
Growth of tourism industry How were SCians living along the coast prosper during and after the 1920s?
Electricity, water and sanitation systems How were the lives of individuals living in cities, towns, and mill villages improved during the 1920s?
Ended feelings of isolation How did Mass Media impact rural areas of South Carolina?
Lack of demand for fiber and cloth caused a decline immediately following WWI How was industry in SC impacted following World War I?
Boll Weevil During the 1920s, much of the state’s cotton crop was destroyed which severely impacted SC’s economy and was due to…
Overproduction, bank foreclosures, bank failures When the Great Depression began, SC was already in a depression – why?
Provided electricity to South Carolina residents The Santee Cooper project was part of President Roosevelt’s New Deal. What did the Santee Cooper project provide?
Constructed parks and national forests The Civilian Conservation Corps was a New Deal program which did what in SC?
Rural Electrification Act Which New Deal program brought power to farms and rural regions of South Carolina?
James F. Byrnes SC senator who helped President Roosevelt pass the New Deal through Congress.
Mary McCloud Bethune SCian who was an influential member of President Roosevelt’s unofficial Black Cabinet, an educator, and Civil Rights leader
Farmers left short handed with men going off to fight; military bases created jobs, SCians colleted scrap metal/rubber How did World War II impact SC?
Northern tourism to southern climates During the period following World War II, South Carolinians promoted what in order to improve the state’s economy?
Weapons grade plutonium The Savannah River Nuclear Plant was built in in South Carolina order to provide what for the US nuclear weapons arsenal?
Parris Island, Fort Jackson in Columbia SC, and Sumter Air Force Base Due to problems in the middle east (1 st /2 nd Gulf Wars in Iraq), America remains dependent on SC’s training facilities and staging areas – name 3
Strom Thurmond SC governor and later a long serving US Senator who was opposed to Civil Rights.
Plessy v. Ferguson Court Case which LEGALIZED Segregation
Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case which ruled AGAINST SEGREGATION in public schools saying it was “inherently unequal”
Ride the city buses African Americans refused to do what in response to Rosa Parks being arrested?
What did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. advocate in order to gain Civil Rights for African Americans? Non-violent protests
Greensboro Incident where students were able to desegregate a Woolworth’s Lunch counter using “sit ins.”
Orangeburg Incident Incident where student from SC State College were shot and killed
He wanted to attract businesses into the state Governor Fritz Hollings tempered his response to the Civil Rights Movement in SC because…
SC slowly integrated its public facilities beginning with… Clemson University
Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prevented discrimination in all public facilities and gave the Federal government the power to enforce desegregation.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 Made literacy tests illegal in the United States
1970s Most of SC’s schools were finally integrated by when?
Briggs v. Elliott Court case brought by SC parents with the help of the NAACP against the school district seeking equal treatment under the law was called…
Elmore v. Rice Court Case which ruled that the white primaries in SC were unconstitutional was…
Septima Clark Civil Rights leader who was a SC public school teacher, sought equal treatment for whites and AA teachers, but was forced to leave SC due to NAACP membership…
Matthew J. Perry Civil Rights leader who was SC’s first AA judge and fought through the courts for equal rights for AAs.
Jail No Bail – serve their time and accept no bail What new tactic did the Friendship Nine introduce into the Civil Rights Movement when they arranged a “sit-in” at a Rock Hill lunch counter?
That all children have the opportunity to learn What did the Education Improvement Act and the Education Accountability Act seek to ensure?
Democratic support of the Civil Rights Movement Event which accelerated SC’s movement from solidly Democratic to Republican
Right to Work Law Law which helps SC attract businesses which discourages labor unions in the state
State Development Board Created in 1954 to attract industries to SC and recruit businesses from other parts of the country and from Europe.