• January 12, 2013

Early Explorers

Moved by the prospect of prosperity, Europeans sought out our shores.


Alan Hodge

In the early 1700s, Swiss settlers used this map to learn about the Carolinas.

This quiz first appeared in the November 2012 issue of Our State.



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