Asked in Century - 1800s
What made the settlers want to go west in the 1800's?
In the 1800's settlers moved west for many reasons. For instance gold was a big opportunity and so was cheap land for immigrants. This caused a race to the west and the main reasons settlers moved there. ...
Colonial North Carolina facts?
The first two colonies the British created in North Carolina did not survive. Later, in the 1600s, settlers that had been living in Virginia moved into North Carolina. The new settlements began to grow and finally became part of the British Carolina Colony. ...
Asked in Calling and Area Codes
Are there cell phones in the greater Houston area with a 803 area code?
Yes, to the extent that people from central South Carolina (area code 803) have moved to Houston and kept their South Carolina numbers. ...
Asked in American Revolution
Geographically where did the Revolutionary War take place?
The War started in the north of the 13 colonies (Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey), and then moved south towards the end (South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia). ...
Asked in History of the United States
What was the first successful settlement in South Carolina?
The first successful settlement in South Carolina was at Albemarle Point on the Ashley River in 1670, by the English. Ten years later, they moved across the river to the present site of Charleston. ...
Asked in Michelle Obama
Did Michelle Obama live in South Carolina at any time?
No, she was born and raised in Chicago. But she recently learned she has white relatives in South Carolina, descendants of slave-owners who owned some of her ancestors. And several of her immediate relatives, including her paternal grandfather came from South Carolina, but moved to Illinois to find work. ...