Some People Don’t Know That South Carolina Was The First To Do These 18 Things

Being one of the oldest states in the United States, South Carolina has racked up a lot of firsts in the nation. Sure, some of them you know about and could write complete essays on, but I’m sure that there are one or two that will absolutely surprise you. Here are 18 things that South Carolina did first.

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Okay, so maybe South Carolina had a head start and another state might have claimed these if we hadn’t had the good fortune of being one of the first settled colonies, but that’s the luck of the draw. And, we still did it first!