South Carolina is a US state, located at the southeastern part of the country. It is also one of the original Thirteen Colonies to gain independence from the British.
When it was then the Province of South Carolina during the 18th it became one of the centers of slave trade, as all other southern regions. South Carolina became the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation and one of the first states to approve the US Constitution. After breaking away from the Union 1860, South Carolina joined again eight years later, becoming the eighth state. Its capital and largest city is Columbia.
When you think of South Carolina, you’d almost automatically think of the swamps, lowlands and mountains, but the state also has some gorgeous beaches, including the famous Myrtle Beach. South Carolina is also one of the major textile manufacturers in the country. Want to know more interesting things about “The Palmetto State”? Check this gallery to discover more SC facts!