Great Depression and WWII

This is an educators guide  for use in the classroom as a resource to teaching the Holocaust, which includes information on SC and Columbia survivors.

In this lesson, students will create a web design to chart the effects of tourism on South Carolina.

Property: The Big Apple, 1000 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201 

Historic Content 

Students will:

The student will investigate the history of African American in medicine and create a graphic organizer.

Students will be introduced to, or given the opportunity to review, several basic economic concepts through the use of various thematic content maps and discussion questions.

This lesson focuses on cause and effect and the evaluation of multiple points of view or biases that create the perspectives and influences of individual experiences, societal values, and cultural traditions.

Lesson Objectives: Students recognize the impact of the Holocaust on postwar and future generations, Students begin to understand the importance of moral decision making in both their individual and public lives., Students learn to appreciate thei

The population in South Carolina experienced changes between 1900 and 1950.

Students will create a timeline of technology.

This lesson focuses on cause and effect and helping students understand responsible citizenship in relation to the state, national, and international communities in which they belong.

In this lesson, students will learn about how philanthropy and the Progressive Era improved education in the South.

Students will be able to...

  • Critically analyze informational texts to deduct important facts;

  • Examine images for information;

  • Gather information from a variety of resources;

  • Students will be able to identify several military bases in and around South Carolina, which trained soldiers for World War II.
  • Students will be able to discuss the daily lives of World War II soldiers in training and at war.

This lesson is based on the National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Covers "The Rosenwald School Building Fund and Associated Buildings (Alabama)," "Rosenwald Schools in Georgia, 1912-1937," "Rosenwald Schools of Anne Arundel County

Students will be introduced to the Old Santee Canal and the Santee Cooper Project. They will become familiar with the two topics, map specific locations, and weigh the positive and negative aspects of the project. 


In 1905, when Bernard Baruch bought Hobcaw Barony,there were many African Americans living there.

This lesson is designed to help deepen 3rd grade students' understanding of what the textile industry is and how it became so important to Greenville's development.

Classroom activities and lesson plans as well as timelines about the Great Depression and the New Deal.

ETV partnered with the Celebrate Freedom Foundation to provide coverage of the Tuskegee 60th reunion events in Camden, South Carolina. Watch captured clips from this historic event for

This is a family activity guide about uniforms found at the Beaufort History Museum.

During the 1930s, many tenant farmers experienced a number of years of hardship due to the Great Depression. In addition, many black farmers moved out of the South to try to find better lives for themselves in Northern cities.