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Province Of Carolina

  1. 1. Province of Carolina Capital: Charles Town South Carolina South Carolina Province of Carolina 1 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  2. 2. •The Province of Carolina, •originally chartered in 1629, • was an English and later British colony of North America. •Because the original Heath charter was unrealized and was ruled invalid, a new charter was issued to a group of eight English noblemen, the Lords Proprietors, on March 24, 1663 •Led informally by Anthony Ashley-Cooper,1st Earl of Shaftesbury, •the Province of Carolina was controlled from 1663 to 1729 by these lords and their heirs. South Carolina Province of Carolina 2Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  3. 3. Colonial Carolina South Carolina Province of Carolina 3 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  4. 4. •In 1691, dissent over the governance of the province led to the appointment of a deputy governor to administer the northern half of Carolina.•The division between the northern and southern governments became completein 1712, but both colonies remained in the hands of the same group of proprietors.•A rebellion against the proprietors brokeout in 1719 which led to the appointmentof a royal governor for South Carolina in 1720. •After nearly a decade in which theBritish government sought to locate and buy out the proprietors, both North andSouth Carolina became royal colonies in 1729. South Carolina Province of Carolina 4 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  5. 5. •Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury PC •(22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683), •known as Anthony Ashley Cooper from 1621 to 1631, •as Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, •2nd Baronet from 1631 to 1661, •as The Lord Ashley from 1661 to 1672, •was a prominent English politician during the Interregnum and during the reign of King Charles II. •A founder of the Whig party, he is also remembered as the patron of John Locke. South Carolina Province of Carolina 5Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  6. 6. Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. South Carolina Province of Carolina 6 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  7. 7. "A New Description of Carolina", engraved by Francis Lamb (London, Tho. Basset and Richard Chiswell, 1676) South Carolina Province of Carolina 7 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  8. 8. •Following the 1660 restoration of the monarchy •Charles II of England rewarded, on March 24, 1663•eight men for their faithful support of his efforts to regain the throne of England •He granted the eight, called Lords Proprietors • or simply Proprietors •the land called Carolina•which had been named in honor of Charles I, his father •(Carolus being the Latin version of the name Charles) South Carolina Province of Carolina 8 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  9. 9. 1663 Charter•The 1663 charter, like the defunct Heath charter of 1629, granted theterritory extending from 310 to 360 degrees north latitude and from the Atlantic Ocean to the “South Seas,” or “Pacific Ocean”. •The northern boundary extended through Albemarle Sound, and included the south shore.•The north shore of Albemarle Sound had been settled in the 1650’s by frontiersmen with land grants from Virginian authorities. South Carolina Province of Carolina 9 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  10. 10. Lords Proprietors George Edward Hyde, Anthony Ashley Cooper William Craven, Monck, 1st 1st Earl of Shaftesbury 1st Earl of 1st Earl of Craven Duke of Clarendon Albemarle Vice Admiral John Berkeley, Sir John Colleton,Sir George Carteret, Sir William Berkeley 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton 1st Baronet 1st Baronet South Carolina Province of Carolina 10 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  11. 11. South Carolina Province of Carolina 11Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  12. 12. • South Carolina is one of the 50 states in the United States • It is located in the Southeast on the East Coast • It was one of the original thirteen colonies • The eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1788 • South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union in 1860 •and form the Confederate States of America • The capital is Columbia • It is composed of four geographic areas• The lower part of the state is the Coastal Plain, also known as the Lowcountry • The Sandhills region is just west of the coastal plain • The rolling hills of the Piedmont make up the third region • The fourth is the Upstate region which contains the Blue Ridge Mountains. South Carolina Province of Carolina 12 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  13. 13. •Nickname: The Palmetto State • Capital: Columbia •State Officers •Governor: Nikki Haley ( R ) • Lieutenant Governor: Ken Ard •Secretary of State: Mark Hammond • Attorney General: Alan Wilson •Treasurer: Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. •Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom • State Superintendent of Education Mick Zais •Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers• Adjutant General Robert E. Livingston, Jr. Major General South Carolina Province of Carolina 13 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  14. 14. •Total area: 34,726 sq.mi • Land: 30,128 sq.mi •Water: 1,897 sq.mi•Highest elevation: 3,560 ft (Sassafras Mountain, Pickens County ) •Population (2000 census) 4,012,012 •Date admitted to the Union: May 23, 1788 •Senators: Lindsey Graham (R) •Jim DeMint (R) •Representatives: •Joe Wilson(R) Tim Scott •Jeff Duncan (R) (R) •Trey Gowdy (R) • Mulvaney (R) •Mick Clyburn (D) •Jim South Carolina Province of Carolina 14 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  15. 15. BeachesMyrtle Beach Hilton Head Folly Beach Sullivan’s Isle of Beach Island Palms South Carolina Province of Carolina 15 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  16. 16. South Carolina Province of Carolina 16Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012
  17. 17. Province of Carolina Capital: Charles Town South Carolina South Carolina Province of Carolina 17 Compiled by Lisa Marie Towne 11-22-2012

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