This song was written to correlate with 3rd grade common core standards for social studies. The unit is about the Civil War and what was going on during that time in South Carolina. It teaches key people and events. Eli Whitney, cotton gin, abolitionists, secede, Confederacy, Union, Jefferson Davis, Fort Sumter, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Sherman, Harriet Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation, blockades.
Sung to the tune of "I Knew You Were Trouble" by Taylor Swift, it will really engage your students.