POLITICS IN CHARLESTON        Danyn Terry
CHARLESTON. WHAT IS IT?• It   was a town in South  Carolina• Itwas the largest  cosmopolitan area in the  1700s• The  had ...
WHY WAS IT IMPORTANT?• Charleston gained the            South Carolina also reputation as the home of                     ...
CIVIL WAR STUFF• Notsurprisingly, the first shots of the Civil War were fired in Charleston Harbor, at Fort Sumter, on April...
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    1. 1. POLITICS IN CHARLESTON Danyn Terry
    2. 2. CHARLESTON. WHAT IS IT?• It was a town in South Carolina• Itwas the largest cosmopolitan area in the 1700s• The had one of the largest Jewish populations
    3. 3. WHY WAS IT IMPORTANT?• Charleston gained the South Carolina also reputation as the home of opposed any an independent-minded people. compromises proposed that would• They further solidified their balance the interests independent-mindedness between slave and during the Nullification Crisis free states in 1832
    4. 4. CIVIL WAR STUFF• Notsurprisingly, the first shots of the Civil War were fired in Charleston Harbor, at Fort Sumter, on April 12, 1861.• Charleston became the focal point of numerous Union attacks, although the strategic advantages to capturing the city did not justify the effort.
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