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(noun) - a wall of wooden stakes, used as a defensive barrier

(noun) - any of several low-growing palms with fan-shaped leaves

(noun) - name the colonists of the British thirteen colonies, who rebelled against British control during the American Revolution, called themselves

(noun) - a vitamin deficiency disease most commonly caused by a chronic lack of niacin (vitamin B3) in the diet

(noun) - a piece of land that extends into a body of water. Examples include most of the state of Florida and the peninsula that includes the city of Charleston.

(noun) -  rocks formed from the fossilized remains of sea creatures found in areas once covered by oceans. In South Carolina, phosphates were used as fertilizers to extend the life of crops and were mined in the late 1800s.

(noun) - the northern half of South Carolina where rolling hills mark the transition of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the flatter Coastal Plain; characterized by industry, agriculture and forestry, and sometimes referred to as the "

(noun) - a location having distinctive characteristics that give it meaning and character and distinguish it from other locations

(noun) - a large farm, usually worked by slaves that produced cash crops for sale

(noun) - the person who owned a plantation and the enslaved people doing the work

(noun) - a count of the number of people in a particular region

(noun, adjective) - a hard, white, translucent ceramic made by firing and glazing pure clay

(noun) - place on the coast which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

(noun) - a painting of a person, often only showing the head and shoulders

(noun) - containers made out of clay that can be hardened in the heat of a high temperature oven, called a kiln

(noun) - domestic fowl (chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs)

(noun) - the time before people began recording history in writing

(noun) - one or more persons to whom a colonial territory is assigned