May 21, 2021 · The South Carolina Colony was founded by the British in 1663 and was one of the 13 original colonies. It was founded by eight nobles with a Royal Charter from King Charles II and was part of the group of Southern Colonies, along with North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Maryland. South Carolina became one of the wealthiest early colonies largely due to exports of cotton, rice, tobacco, and indigo dye.
This is the tenth in a series of podcasts about Colonial American History. In this podcast I describe the founding and progress of South Carolina through the...
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Nov 4, 2022 · South Carolina Exploration and Colonial History. Spanish explorer Lucas Vásquez de Ayllón visited South Carolina in the 16th century, while French explorer Jean Ribault established and ...
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Jul 7, 2016 · 10 minutes to read. Although women constitute a majority of South Carolina’s population, they have had to overcome many of the same barriers to equality as have women across the nation. During the colonial and antebellum periods and for many years after, South Carolina women lacked legal rights, had little access to education, and had few means available to support themselves other than depending on husbands, fathers, or other male relatives.
In 1665 Edward Hyde, 1st earl of Clarendon, and seven other members of the British nobility received a charter from King Charles II to establish the colony of Carolina (named for the king) in a vast territory between latitudes 29° and 36°30′ N and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.