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- 1 Parent topics
- 2 Subtopics
- 2.1 Principal cities
- 2.2 Politics and government
- 2.3 Social, cultural, and educational
- 2.4 Industry and agriculture
- 2.5 Geographical and geological features
- 2.6 Noteworthy places
- 2.7 People
- 2.8 Federal
- 2.9 South Carolina state history
- 3 Other related topics
- 4 Bot-suggested topics
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.
- Confederate States of America : Government formed by eleven southern states of the United States between 1861 and 1865, during the American Civil War.
- Charleston, South Carolina : Oldest major city in the Southeast United States of America. Today a major tourist center, featuring historic architecture, and with a large U.S. Navy presence.
- Columbia, South Carolina : Add brief definition or description
- Greenville, South Carolina : Add brief definition or description
- Spartanburg, South Carolina : Add brief definition or description
Politics and government
- Jim DeMint : U.S. Senator (R-South Carolina); Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; speaker at Tea Party Movement march
- Lindsey Graham : U.S. Senator (R-South Carolina); Senate Armed Services Committee; U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
U.S. House of Representatives
- J.Gresham Barrett : Add brief definition or description
- Henry Brown : U.S. Representative (R-South Carolina), House Committee on Natural Resources: ranking Republican, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans and Subcommitee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands; House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommmittees on, Water Resources, Railroads; House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Health; Co-Chairman of the Port Security Caucus; Congressional Friends of Canada Caucus; Coastal Caucus; Congressional Shellfish Caucus; Republican Study Committee
- James Clyburn : U.S. Representative (D-South Carolina); former U.S. House Majority Whip; on leave from House Appropriations Committee; Congressional Black Caucus; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Congressional Rural Healthcare Coalition.
- Bob Inglis : U.S. Representative (R-South Carolina); House Foreign Affairs Committee; Republican Study Committee
- John Spratt : U.S. Representative (D-South Carolina), U.S. House Armed Services Committee
- 2nd Congressional District : Starting on the coast at Hilton Head, and including the state capital of Columbia; incumbent is Joe Wilson (R)
- Joe Wilson : U.S. Representative (R-South Carolina) for the 2nd Congressional District, U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor; U.S. House Armed Services Committee; House Committee on Education and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Republican Policy Committee; Tea Party caucus; Republican Study Committee; adviser, Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation; Assistant Republican Whip; former Congressional staff
Social, cultural, and educational
- Bob Jones University : Fundamentalist Christian college located in Greenville, South Carolina.
- The Citadel : Add brief definition or description
- Barbecue : Cooking technique that involves slow cooking with charcoal or wood fires, sometimes outdoors, but generally in special ovens.
Industry and agriculture
- Cotton : Crop widely used for production of clothing fabric.
- Tobacco : A plant genus of the family solanaceae. Members contain nicotine and other biologically active chemicals; its dried leaves are used for smoking.
Geographical and geological features
- Atlantic Ocean : Second largest ocean in the world; separates the Americas from Europe and Africa.
- Examples: Hoover Dam
- Institutions and installations such as military (West Point), research facilities (Los Alamos), National Paks, Wilderness areas
South Carolina state history
Associated U.S. states and Canadian provinces
- Georgia (U.S. state) : One of the original 13 states of the USA
- North Carolina : A state in the southeastern region of the United States
- Tribes, reservations, etc
- American Civil War : Major war 1861-65 fought over slavery in which the U.S. defeated the secessionist Confederate States of America.
- American Revolution : The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789.
- Atlantic Coast Conference : A sports conference, with 12 universities, in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
- Ben Tillman : (1847 - 1918) Governor of South Carolina, from 1890 to 1894, and U.S. Senator, from 1895 until his death; known as the foremost spokesman for white supremacy.
- Bermuda : British overseas territory located in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina
- Bourbon Democrats : (1876-1904) Conservative or classical liberal Democratic Party members, who supported Grover Cleveland and Alton B. Parker.
- Carpetbagger : American northerners who moved to the South during Reconstruction after the American Civil War.
- Charles Sumner : Add brief definition or description
- Christian Right : A number of contemporary right-wing political movements that are specifically Christian, which advocate socially conservative values in politics and the popular culture
- David Ramsay : (1749–1815) Historian of the American Revolution
- Declaration of Independence : Document formally declaring the independence of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain, July 4, 1776.
- Fundamentalism : Form of religion that holds to scriptural inerrantism or similarly strict literalism.
- Insecticide : A pesticide used against insects, in agriculture, medicine, industry and the household.
- Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs : (1821 - 1874) Presbyterian minister and African-American officeholder during Reconstruction.
- Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions : Add brief definition or description
- King Cotton : A slogan used by southerners in 1860-61 to support secession from the United States.
- Ku Klux Klan : Add brief definition or description
- Peach : The popular fruit produced by the tree Prunus persica.
- Pierce Butler (Founding Father) : (1744-1822) American military leader and politician; one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S.A.
- Pierce Butler (jurist) : American jurist who served as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1923 until his death in 1939.
- Reconstruction : The attempt from 1865 to 1877 in American history to resolve the issues of the American Civil War.
- Second Seminole War : A conflict from 1835 to 1842 in Florida between the United States and various groups of Native Americans collectively known as Seminoles.
- Thirteen Colonies : The historical region ranging from the present-day Canadian province of Quebec to the present-day state of Georgia which comprised the thirteen British colonies in North America.
- U.S. Civil War, Origins : The U.S. Civil War emerged from the expansion of slavery in the U.S. and its implication in all aspects of U.S. society, economy, and politics.
- U.S. Democratic Party, history : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. Demographic History : Historic trends in population growth, geographical distribution by states and urban-rural, internal migration, and components of change (births, deaths, immigration), as well as race and ethnicity, and population policy as they relate to the United States.
- U.S. Economic history : The economic history of the United States.
- U.S. Republican Party, history : Add brief definition or description
- Virginia : A state in the southeastern United States.