When Rice Was King (3) Investigate early rice plantations in Georgetown, South Carolina, to learn how rice cultivation transformed the native environment and promoted the South's dependence on a plantation economy.
The Joseph Bellamy House: The Great Awakening in Puritan New England (85) Examine the influence of Reverend Joseph Bellamy, a leading preacher in New England from 1740-1790, in colonial American religion, and learn about the role of religion in 18th-century life as well as the resurgence of religious fervor known as the Great Awakening.
Gold Fever! Seattle Outfits the Klondike Gold Rush (55) Examine how the discovery of gold in the Canada's remote Klondike region touched off the last great gold rush, creating an economic boom that changed the city of Seattle forever. (National Park/Includes Pioneer Building, a National Historic Landmark) See also Skagway: Gateway to the Klondike (75) another lesson plan on the discovery of gold in the Klondike.
Beneventum Plantation, Georgetown County, SC. Earliest known date of existence is 1718. By 1829 John Julius Pringle owned the plantation, purchased in 1829. In 1843 Pringle died +his property was divided among his children. When Robert Pringle passed away, it was sold to George A. Trenholm, treasurer of the Confederate government, by Pringle's heirs. In 1866 Trenholm deeded the plantation to his son-in-law William Miles Hazzard.