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South Carolina: State Resource Guide

Related Resources

This page includes additional resources on the state of South Carolina from the Library's website.

American Folklife Center State Resources

America's Library

America's Library is especially designed for elementary and middle school students. This site contains a wide variety of information related to United States history and culture. Search on South Carolina to find examples such as these:

Explore the States

Jump Back in Time

Bibliographies and Guides

Exhibitions Featuring South Carolina

Global Gateway

France In America

Conceived in partnership with France's national library, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, France in America /France en Amérique is a bilingual digital library made available by the Library of Congress. It explores the history of the French presence in North America from the first decades of the sixteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. Search the project to find items related to South Carolina.

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Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier

Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier/Historias Paralelas: Espana, Estados Unidos y la Frontera Americana is a bilingual, multi-format English-Spanish digital library site that explores the interactions between Spain and the United States in America from the fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries.

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Historic Newspapers

Law Library

Resources for Teachers

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations.

Features & Activities

A selection of highlights from this feature includes:

Primary Sources by State

The Library of Congress has rich documents and artifacts from every state, the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

Lesson Plans

Today in History

The following dates in history feature significant events in South Carolina's history as highlighted in the Library of Congress' collections.

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project (VHP) collects and preserves the remembrances of American war veterans and civilian workers who supported them. Click on the link below to locate veterans from South Carolina.