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Anthology Project Outline

For my anthology contribution I intend to focus on the early economic debates that occurred in Colonial America. Largely I’d like to find things all about the transition to paper money. The catalyst for this project was my discovery of an actual essay from Colonial America called “An Essay on Currency.”  This was written in […]

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The Letterbook of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and the poem Indico: Revealing Heart of Carolina’s Large Cash Crop

The two documents I have chosen to explore are letters from, The Letterbook of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and the poem Indico. I was drawn to the letters from Pinckney because I was astounded by her large roll in running plantations, handling business matters, and generating one of the colonies largest cash crops next to rice, […]

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Old-Fashioned Foodie

My goal is to discover what I can about the food culture of colonial South Carolina. As someone who eats everyday, I think about food a lot. My Southern family has given me a hearty appreciation of comfort foods like fried chicken, beans and rice, fried green tomatoes, and the like. It will be really […]

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Anthology Project

After the material we have studied this semester and our class discussion of colonial South Carolina, I became most interested in researching the issue of disease during this time period. In conducting my archival research, my goals were to find documents that gave information on the different types of disease, cures and symptoms that effected […]

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