Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental Health

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Eighth graders examine the history of South Carolina's mental institutions. For this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders discover details about asylums built in the state in the 1800's. Students analyze primary sources about mental health care in the states and create timelines that feature the history of mental health care in the state.

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