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SC governor who supported economic development and helped establish the Savannah River Plant; he went on to serve as a U.S. Senator for 48 years
State Development Board
A state organization that is responsible for recruiting (attracting) new businesses to South Carolina
right to work
this terms means that workers are not forced to join a labor union; SC is this type of state
this industry developed in the 1920s as automobiles and paved roads became more common; it is now the #1 industry of the state
Savannah River Plant
a facility that was built to manufacture nuclear weapons; today it creates nuclear fuel and processes nuclear waste
businesses are attracted to port cities such as this in order to expand their foreign trade; this is SC's largest port city and once served as the state's capital
these places provide students with education and skills that are attractive to potential employers/businesses within the state
Briggs v. Elliott
A legal case in Clarendon County that asked for equal funding and busing for black and white schools; this case eventually became part of the Brown v. Board of Education case.
Brown v. Board of Education
A Supreme Court case that officially brought an end to segregation in public schools
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