Answers to the Sandlapper Quiz, #1

4) As the royal colonies broke away from the crown and formed their own independent governments at the outbreak of the American Revolution, where did South Carolina rank among the 13, in severing ties with England?
First (you knew that, deep in your heart of hearts). In March 1776, South Carolina became the first colonial independency. (Eighty-five years later it found itself attempting independency once more, this time unsuccessfully.)

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