The Civil War
Southern States Secede
Commemorating South Carolina’s Secession
On December 20,1860, the delegates of a special South Carolina state convention voted unanimously to secede from the Union. Secession had been brewing for more than a decade, as white South Carolinians became increasingly alarmed about the protection of state sovereignty under the U. S.Constitution. This activity helps students learn about SC's Secession, vocabulary and facts.