8-2.4 Compare the perspectives of different groups of South Carolinians during the American Revolution, including Patriots, Tories/Loyalists, women, enslaved and free Africans, and Native Americans. PATRIOTS 1. 2. 3. 4. colonists who supported Continental Congress & independence. created a provisional government to control colony during the war. Political leaders were wealthy white men who were land owners & who supported independence. volunteered as soldiers to fight in colonial militias & with Patriot partisan groups. LOYALIST’S (TORIES) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. remained loyal to King & Great Britain. Volunteered to fight on side of British. More Loyalists in SC than any other colony, except New York Most soldiers in backcountry were Loyalists/Tories as American Patriots referred to them. Many backcountry people were not true loyalists in principal, instead wished to live their lives w/out interference. 1. 2. 3. 4. Some were Patriots, others were Loyalists and still others wished to not be involved in the war Women managed farms and plantations when the men were away Some served as messengers or nurses others sacrificed their homes and fortunes 1. 2. 3. Continued to work as slaves in SC Some served as soldiers in the Continental Army S. Carolinians feared a slave uprising ; at first they rejected the Continental Congress’s appeal to allow slaves to serve in non-military jobs for the army such as cooking 5. 6. 7. 8. law was changed to allow 1/3 of militia to be made up of slaves were not allowed to be soldiers Not offered freedom in exchange for service in army fought for British in response to promise they would earn freedom a) were disappointed 1. 2. 3. 4. Avoided war at first After American colonists attacked Native Americans on frontier, Native Americans retaliated Many supported British because British promised to return control of west to Native Americans Cherokees supported British and attacked colonists. Step 1: Choose 1 Group from the 7 we have discussed – write the name of your chosen group on the right arm. Step 2: Which side does this group member support (Continental Army or Great Britain) AND WHY? – write answer on the left arm. Step 3: Describe 3 characteristics of members of this group. Use your notes! Neatly list on the torso and legs. Step 4: Decorate your person – clothing; hair; hat; rifle; farm tool – make sure you are historically accurate – no neon (for example)! “A” 100-93 “B” 92-85 “C” 84-77 “D” 76-70 Quality of Construction / Time and Effort Quality is great. Student spent a lot of time on project. Much detail and effort displayed. Quality is good. Student spent satisfactory amount of time on project. Some detail and effort displayed. Quality is fair. Student spent some time on project. Some detail and effort displayed. Quality is poor. Student spent very little time on project. Very little detail and effort displayed. Creativity Student was extremely creative and used imaginative concept and detail. Student was creative and used some imagination when creating concept. Student was somewhat creative but did not customize project. Student did not customize project. Text / Neatness Textextremely neat print / easily readable. Textsomewhat neat print / able to read. Text- lacking neatness / difficult to read. Text- lacking neatness / unable to read. Information (Facts) All facts are accurate; in correct location and correct in number One fact is inaccurate; in incorrect location or lacking in number. All others correct. Two facts are inaccurate; in incorrect location or lacking in number. All others correct. Three or more facts are inaccurate; in incorrect location or lacking in number. All others correct.