When did South Carolina become a colony?

Answer South Carolina became a proprietary colony in 1663 and was recognized as a royal colony in 1719. During the American revolution, South Carolina was the eighth state to ratify the American Constitut... Read More »

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Who were the eight discoverers of the colony of South Carolina?

The eight proprietors placed in charge of the colony of Carolina by King Charles II after he was crowned in 1660 were Edward Hyde, George Monck, Anthony Ashley Cooper, George Carteret, William Crav... Read More »

Was South Carolina a proprietary colony?

South Carolina was a proprietary colony until the colonist got tired of the way the Lords Proprietors were "handling the business". They (the colonist ) petitioned the King to take control of South... Read More »

Who was the founder of the South Carolina colony?

South Carolina did not have a true founder, though King Charles II founded the Carolina colony--encompassing both North and South Carolina--in 1663. Seven years later, Sir John Yeamans led 200 colo... Read More »

Who founded the colony of South Carolina?

According to the History of the USA and Carolana websites, South Carolina was founded by William Sayle. Sayle was the former governor of Bermuda and the governor of Barbados. He brought three ships... Read More »