Map 2: Educational Finance Commission New Schools Map.(Public Domain image courtesy of the South Carolina State Library)
Questions for Map 2
1) Which county had the most new school construction? Which county had the least? (Refer to Map 1 to find the county names)
2) What population patterns do you see in this map? What could these patterns tell you about the need for new African American schools?
3) Find Richland County on the map. How many new schools did Richland County have? Compare Richland County to the surrounding counties. What is the same? What is different?4) This map was part of a report labeled "Progress in South Carolina." Do you think this map shows progress in education? Explain your answer.