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South Carolina Map Quiz/Printout

South Carolina Outline Map Printout
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South Carolina
Facts, Map and State Symbols

South Carolina Flag Printout/Quiz

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South Carolina was the 8th state in the USA; it became a state on May 23, 1788.

State Abbreviation - SC
State Capital - Columbia
Largest City - Columbia
Area - 32,007 square miles [South Carolina is the 40th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 4,774,839 (as of 2013) [South Carolina is the 24th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - South Carolinians
Major Industries - farming (tobacco, soybeans), textiles, manufacturing chemicals, processed foods, machinery, electronics, paper products, tourism

Presidential Birthplace - Andrew Jackson was born in Waxhaw on March 15, 1767 (he was the 7th US President, serving from 1829 to 1837).

Major Rivers - Santee River, Edisto River, Savannah River
Major Lakes - Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie, Lake Murray, Hartwell Lake
Highest Point - Sassafras Mountain - 3,560 feet (1,085 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 46
Bordering States - Georgia, North Carolina
Bordering Body of Water - Atlantic Ocean

Origin of the Name South Carolina - South Carolina was named to honor King Charles I (Carolus is Latin for Charles).
State Nickname - Palmetto State
State Motto - "Dum Spiro Spero" - While I breathe, I hope
State Song - Carolina

South Carolina State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag

The state flag of South Carolina was officially adopted in 1861. It has a white crescent and a white palmetto tree on a blue ground. Three white crescents (on a blue background) were first used on a South Carolina banner protesting the Stamp Act in 1765. In 1775, Colonel William Moultrie designed a banner for South Carolina troops; it had a white crescent on a blue field. When South Carolina seceded from the Union, the palmetto tree was added to the flag. The palmetto tree was chosen because this tree had helped South Carolinians defeat the British in a battle at Sullivan's Island (during the Revolutionary War). The South Carolinians built a fort out of palmetto wood, and when the British fired cannonballs at the fort, instead of knocking the fort down, the soft palmetto wood just absorbed the cannonballs.

Animal Symbols:
State Bird

Carolina wren

State Game Bird



Wild Turkey

(Meleagris gallopavo)

State Animal



Whitetail deer

State Butterfly



Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly

State Insect

Carolina Mantid
(Stagmomantis carolina )

State Fish

Striped bass

State Dog

Boykin spaniel

State Reptile

Loggerhead Turtle

State Spider

Carolina wolf spider

State Amphibian

Spotted salamander

State Shell

Lettered Olive

Plant Symbols:
State Flower

Yellow Jessamine
(Gelsemium sempervirens)

State Tree

Sabal Palmetto

State Fruit



Peach

Earth Symbols:
State Stone

Blue granite

State Gemstone

Amethyst

State Soil

Lynchburg

Miscellaneous Symbols:
State Beverage



Milk

State Hospitality Beverage

Tea

State Dance

The shag

State Folk Dance

The square dance

State Waltz

The Richardson waltz

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South Carolina: Map/Quiz Printout

Answer geography questions about South Carolina using the map on this quiz.
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South Carolina: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of South Carolina state to print.
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South Carolina: US State Dot to Dot Mystery Map

Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery state of the USA. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which state you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as that it is in the eastern USA, that its capital is Columbia, or that its name starts with "S." Answer: South Carolina.
South Carolina

South Carolina: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of South Carolina.
Answers


South Carolina's Flag Printout/Quiz

Read about and answer questions on the flag of South Carolina.
Flag of South Carolina

South Carolina's Flag:
Large Coloring Printable

A large black-and-white printable of the flag of South Carolina.


Your State:
Draw and Write

Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
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US State - Find Related Words

For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
find related words

US State Graphic Organizer

For one US state, write the name of the state, draw a map of the state, then write the state capital, postal abbreviation, date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), a major body of water in the state, two bordering states, and state nickname.
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US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #1

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
Geography report thumbnail

US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #2

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.


US State
Printable Book

A short, printable book on a US state. To complete the book, the student must research a US state, draw its map, draw its flag, and answer simple questions about the state.


USA Map: Find Your State

Find and label your state in the USA, and label other important geography.
Answers


USA Map: Where I Live

Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Your State

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
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US State Wheel

This 2-page print-out makes a wheel about a single US state; the student fills out the information on the wheel. It consists of a base page together with a rear wheel that spins around. After putting the wheel together, the student follows the instructions on the front wheel (coloring in the state on a US map and drawing a small map of the state) and fills out the 12 sections of the wheel with information about one state. When you spin the wheel, facts about the US State appear, including: Biggest Cities, Capital, Flag, Bodies of Water, Postal Abbreviation, State Bird, Population (rank), Area (rank), Residents Called, Bordered by, Major Industries, and Entered Union (order).
Find a word for each letter

US State - Find a Related Word for Each Letter

For a US state, see if you can think of and write down a word or phrase that is related to that state for each letter of the alphabet. Think of cities, famous people from the state, bodies of water, mountains, landmarks, and other features. Find words for as many letters as you can.
Tally marks

The Census

A census is an official count of the number of people in a region. The survey is done by a government, usually periodically. This page explains how and why censuses are taken.
Map

Census:
Printable Read-and-Answer Worksheet

A printable worksheet on the census, with a short text to read, a map to color, and questions to answer. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.


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