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Social Studies


Early South Carolinians



English Colonization

The Colonial Economy

Recommended Technology: 

Internet access
White board or projector for group work
Tablets or laptops for individual and group work

Part 4: Colony of a Colony - Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Power was a commodity in Barbados that easily transferred to Carolina. Cultural beliefs and practices influenced Carolina’s economy and helped shape the “place” that would become South Carolina.


Essential Question: 

How can the concept of “place” be explained through social interactions?

Driving Question: Ruthless is a word used to describe the Barbadian planter culture and the Goose Creek Men. How did the transfer of the Barbadian culture influence Carolina’s economy?


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Lesson created by:
Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman
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