Orangeburg 5 Teaching American History Grant

Year 3 Materials and Resources

Year 2 Meeting Dates and Assignment Due Dates

Year 2 Materials and Resources

Year 1 Materials and Resources

Additional Resources relating to History Education

Questions and Comments about Website



Ordinance of Secession Portrait of James Campbell View from the Statehouse Link to Letter from Smalls to Chamberlain Composite Photo of SC Delegates to 1895 Constitution

Materials Shared for Year 3 Participants, 2010-2011
Year 3: Crisis of the Union, 1850-1877

List of Links relating to Saturday Academy Sessions
Saturday, March 12, 2011

Sources Relating to Reconstruction and Robert Smalls

Lesson Plans and Sources Relating to the Fugitive Slaves, Robert Smalls and more

Some Useful Blogs Relating to the Civil War


Articles of Association 1776Constitution1 Map of Sullivan's Island Page 1 of Burnet Letter Jefferson to Whitney, 16 Nov 1793


  1. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 – Clyburn Center, Orangeburg: Introduction
  2. Friday, October 30, 2009 – SC Archives, Columbia
  3. Saturday, December 12, 2009 – Clyburn Center, Orangeburg
  4. Saturday, January 23, 2010 – Field Trip to Camden
  5. Tuesday, February 23, 2010 – Clyburn Center, Orangeburg
  6. Saturday, March 13, 2010 – Clyburn Center, Orangeburg
  7. Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - Clyburn Center, Orangeburg


  • June 25-29, 2010 – Colonial Williamsburg, Carter Grove Plantation and Yorktown


  1. Friday, October 30, 2009: 1st Book Discussion – THREE PEOPLES ONE KING
  2. Saturday, December 12, 2009: Essay Due from – THREE PEOPLES ONE KING
    1. Turn in 400-500 word essay
    2. Lesson plan progress – Choosing your topic
    1. Turn in 400-500 word essay
    2. Lesson plan progress – Open discussion
  4. Saturday, March 13, 2010: Lesson Plan Due
    1. Lesson plan sharing with group




Benjamin Hawkins and the Creek Indians Painting, click here to view the painting in Flash. Carr Journal Page 1 Mills Drawings, page 1, click here to view the document in Flash. 1849 Map MB 12-9

Materials Shared for Year 2 Participants, 2009-2010
Year 2: Revolution and Expansion, 1754-1861


List of Links relating to Tour of Camden (and Kensington)
Saturday, January 23, 2010

Handouts and PowerPoints
Saturday, December 12, 2009

Handouts and PowerPoints
Friday, October 30, 2009

Handouts and PowerPoints
Tuesday, August 25,2009




Henry Woodward Letter, 1670 Lords Proprietors Agreement, 1674 Map of Carolina by Herman Moll, 1717 Indian Treaty, pg.2 Proclamation of 1763

Materials Shared for Year 1 Participants, 2008-2009
Year 1: Worlds Meet, Beginnings to 1763

Handouts and PowerPoints
Saturday, March 14, 2009

Created by Kevin B. Witherspoon, Paul C. Anderson, and Joann Wood

Handouts and PowerPoint
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Created by Urica Pope

Handouts and PowerPoints
Saturday, January 10, 2009

Created by Joel Walker

Handouts and PowerPoints
Saturday, December 13, 2008

Created by Dr. Marguerite Garvey, Dr. Will Goins, Dr. Larry Watson, and Don Stewart

Handouts and PowerPoints
Monday, November 24, 2008

Created by Joel Walker and Don Stewart, SC Dept of Archives and History

Coversheet and PowerPoint
Tuesday October 21, 2008

Created by Larry D. Watson, SC State University




Ordinance of Secession Portrait of James Campbell View from the Statehouse

Additional Resources relating to History Education

Recommended Links for Online Lessons and Primary Sources. Compiled by the staff at Teaching American History in South Carolina

Crazy for History by Sam Wineburg. The Journal of American History. Vol. 90, No. 4, March 2004.

Primary Sources in History: Breaking Through the Myths by Keith C. Barton. The Phi Delta Kappan. Vol. 86, No. 10 (June 2005), pp. 745-753

"Why Study History" by Peter Stearns. The History Teacher. Vol. 34, No. 2. February 2001.

"Setting Up Camp at the Great Instructional Divide: Educating Beginning History Teachers" by Robert Bain and Jeffrey Mirel. Journal of Teacher Education. Vol. 57, No. 3, May/June 2006 212-219

New Tidings for History Education, or Lessons We Should Have Learned by Now by Leon Fink

"Learning to Teach Young People How to Think Historically: A Case Study on One Student Teacher's Experience" by Robert H. Mayer

Seven Rules to Teach History Effectively by Lee W. Formwalt

"A Genuine Relationship with the Actual": New Perspectives on Primary Sources, History and the Internet in the Classroom by Michael Eamon

"Where did Social Studies Go Wrong?" by James Leming, Lucien Ellington, and Kathleen Porter-Magee

Social Studies for an Empire: Thoughts on "Where Did Social Studies Go Wrong?" by Stephen C. Fleury

Why American Students Know So Little American History and What We Can Do About It by Sandra Stotsky

Intro to TAH Program by Alex Stein




Briggs v. Elliott Petition Article on Mill Closing, 1978 Brandon Mill Photograph, 2003.

Questions? Comments? Ideas?

We welcome any feedback or suggestions on how we can make future events as effective and meaningful for teachers as possible. We especially welcome requests relating to primary sources. Send comments, questions, ideas to Don Stewart.