By Devin.F Nick.S Jake.B South Carolina
Nickname, Region in U.S., Capital City, Major Cities, Population • The nickname of our state is the Palmetto state • Our state is in the Southeast region • Our capital is Columbia • Some major cities in South Carolina are Greenville, Charleston, Rock Hill • Our population is 4,723,732 people
State Flag, State Bird, and State Tree State flag State bird State Tree Carolina Wren Sabal palmetto
Current governor, and state senators • This is are governor Nikki Haley. • This is one of the senators Tim Scott. • This is are second senators Lindsey graham.
Borders and Geography • The states that border our state is North Carolina, Georgia and the Atlantic Ocean • Although South Carolina is the 11th smallest state its land is incredibly diverse. It contains sandy beaches, flat land, rolling hills, mountains
Natural Resources/Agriculture and Farming • Granite, sand and gravel • Our state would be good for farming because the largest crops grown there are tobacco, soybeans and cotton
History and Additional Facts • In 1778 South Carolina becomes the eighth state. • Charlestown name is changed to Charleston in 1783. • South Carolina becomes the first state to succeed from the Union in 1860 • In 2011 Nicki Haley becomes the first female govnor of South Carolina.
Places To Visit • Steeple chase (horse race) that takes place in late March. • There is a stock car race at Darlington in May.
Additional facts • The eastern part of South Carolina is a lowland that borders the Atlantic Ocean. • South Carolina had the first government supported lending library in 13 original colonies. • Carolina is Latin form of Charles.
Bibliography “South Carolina.” Culture Grams states Edition. Pro quest, 20H.web.24March2014. World Book; World book so-s2 ; 2004 edition. Volume 18