South Carolina ratified the U.S. Constitution on May 23, 1788; it was the eighth of the original 13 states to join the Union. Columbia, city, capital of South Carolina. The first meeting of the South Carolina Assembly in the Charleston State House occurred in 1756. In 1786 the South Carolina Assembly voted to move the state capital to Columbia. South Carolina is 32,020 sq. mi. and is ranked 40th among the states in size.
South Carolina is bordering North Carolina, on the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the southwest by Georgia.
South Carolina has 9 electoral votes. In South Carolina, you do not need a voter ID.
71% of South Carolina is considered urban and 29% rural.
The average household income in South Carolina is $54,864
To homeschool in South Carolina, you must have at least a high school diploma or GED and teach at least 180 days per year. In addition, you must teach the required subjects: reading, writing, math, science, and social studies in grades 7–12. A resident of this State including a corporation or other business entity maintaining a place of business in this State, who may lawfully purchase and receive delivery of a rifle or shotgun in this State, may purchase a rifle or shotgun in another state and transport or receive it in this State; provided, that the sale meets the lawful requirements of each state, meets all lawful requirements of any federal statute.
South Carolina’s Top 10 Agricultural Commodities, Broilers, Turkeys, Corn, Cattle & Calves, Soybeans, Cotton, Chicken Eggs, Peanuts, Floriculture, Tobacco.
South Carolina is known for producing pharmaceuticals, medicine, aerospace parts, machinery, and motor vehicle parts. The main interstates in South Carolina are I-20, I-26, I-77, I-85, and I-95
South Carolina has an income tax ranging from 0.00 percent to 7.00 percent. South Carolina also has a 5.00 percent corporate income tax rate.
South Carolina has some of the lowest property tax rates of any state in the country. The average effective property tax rate in South Carolina is just 0.55%, well below the national average of 1.07%
South Carolina’s GDP is $241.7 billion
Born March 15, 1767, in the Waxhaw settlement on the border of the Carolinas, Jackson was orphaned at the age of 14. After reading law and gaining admission to the bar in North Carolina, he migrated to Nashville, TN. A frontier general and Indian fighter, Jackson was elected the seventh president of the United States on a platform that proclaimed him the champion of democracy and of the common man. Jackson served two terms of office (1829-37) and left his mark on the era, often termed the “Age of Jackson.” Jackson died in June 1845.