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  1. South Carolina, constituent state of the United States of America, one of the 13 original colonies. It lies on the southern Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Shaped like an inverted triangle with an east-west base of 285 miles (459 km) and a north-south extent of about 225 miles (360 km), the state is bounded on the north by North Carolina, on the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and on ...

  2. Province of Carolina was a province of England (1663–1707) and Great Britain (1707–1712) that existed in North America and the Caribbean from 1663 until partitioned into North and South on January 24, 1712. It is part of present-day Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and The Bahamas

  3. South Carolina seceded from the Union in 1861 and was the first state to do so. South Carolina is now the Palmetto State, but it was once known as the Iodine State. The Carolina colony was divided in 1729 into North Carolina and South Carolina. Morgan Island in South Carolina has no human population. However, it is home to well over 3,500 free ...

  4. The Liberty Flag used by Moultrie's men formed the basis of the later South Carolina flag, and the victory's anniversary continues to be commemorated as Carolina Day. Making the capture of Charlestown their chief priority, the British sent Sir Henry Clinton , who laid siege to Charleston on April 1, 1780, with about 14,000 troops and 90 ships. [49]

  5. South Carolina Facts: Population is ranked 24th in the United States; State Capital- Columbia, South Carolina; Largest Metro Area - Columbia; South Carolina State Abbreviations - S.C., SC. South Carolina Trivia: King Charles I of England granted the land on which South Carolina is located to Sir Robert Heath in 1629.

  6. Mar 21, 2021 · On April 10, 1606, King James I (ruled 1566–1625) issued a charter creating two companies for Virginia, one based in London and one in Plymouth, to settle all of the land between the Passamaquoddy Bay in Maine and the Cape Fear River in North Carolina. Plymouth would get the north half and London the south.

  7. Dec 02, 2021 · The third-oldest town in South Carolina, Georgetown began life in 1526 as a Spanish colony. Next up were English colonists in 1670, who founded ‘Charles Town’. And in 1729, plans were drawn up for a city laid out on a grid system – what would become Georgetown. Today, that most historic part of town is awash with heritage buildings.

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