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HISTORY 101: The Tariff of Abominations
TARIFF OF ABOMINATIONS

HISTORY 101: The Tariff of Abominations

Grant was the slave owner and did not free his slave until after the war when slavery was abolished for the entire country . Lee had freed his slaves at the beginning of the war. So did Grant fight to free slaves ? Seems unlikely.

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HISTORY 101 | MUSIC IN SOUTH CAROLINA

Many are known to you but you may be amazed at the length of the list and those you did not know were South Carolinians rising from the little towns across the state to become national and international stars.

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The Founding of Clemson University
Tillman Hall, Clemson University

The Founding of Clemson University

Outliving his wife and his children, Clemson drafted a final will in the mid-1880s. The will called for the establishment of a land-grant institution called "The Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina" upon the property of the Fort Hill estate. He believed that education, especially scientific education, leads to economic prosperity. He wanted to start an agricultural college because he felt that government officials did not appreciate the importance of an agricultural education.

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The Fountain Inn Museum

I have passed through Fountain Inn, South Carolina  hundreds of times and each time as I entered the city limits the sign read " Home of…

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