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  1. South Carolina and the Declaration Of Independence Four Men from South Carolina who caused a revolution.

  2. The Preamble • The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription • IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. • The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, • When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation

  3. Edward Rutledge • Delegate to the Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1774-76, 1779 • by Ole Erekson, Engraver, c1876, Library of Congress • Born: November 23, 1749 Birthplace: Charleston, S.C. Education: Graduate of Oxford, Studied at Middle Temple (London), Member of the English Bar (Lawyer) Work: State Legislator, Representative to the Continental Congress, 1774-76, 1779; Captain, Charleston Battalion of Artillery, 1776-1779; State legislator, 1782-1796; College of Electors, 1788, 1792, 1796; Elected Governor for South Carolina, 1798. Died: January 23, 1800

  4. Thomas Lynch Jr. • Representing South Carolina at the Continental Congress • by Ole Erekson, Engraver, c1876, Library of Congress • Born: August 5, 1749 Birthplace: Winyah, South Carolina Education: Graduated Cambridge University. (Lawyer) Work: Captain of a South Carolina Regimental Company, 1775; Delegate to the Continental Congress, 1776. Died: ca.

  5. Arthur Middleton • Representing South Carolina at the Continental Congress • by Ole Erekson, Engraver, c1876, Library of Congress • Born: June 26, 1742 Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina Education: Graduate of Cambridge Work: Charleston Council of Safety, 1775; Delegate to the Continental Congress, 1776. Died: January 1, 1787

  6. Thomas Heyward Jr. • Representing South Carolina at the Continental Congress • by Ole Erekson, Engraver, c1876, Library of Congress • Born: July 28, 1746 Birthplace: St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina Education: Private classical education, Law studies in America and England (Lawyer.) Work: Elected to the Continental Congress, 1775-1778; Judge, 1783-1798. Died: March 6, 1809

  7. The Intolerable Acts • Boston Port Act • Administration of Justice Act • Massachusetts Government Act • Quartering Act • Quebec Act