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Eliza Lucas

Agricultural innovator and plantation manager who built colonial Southern Carolina’s economy about the money crop of indigo, which, in its prepared form (as dye), was a significant pre-Revolutionary Battle export. At age sixteen, she became the principal supervisor of Wappoo Plantation, among her family’s SC landholdings. Her child, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, authorized america Constitution and went because the 1800 vice-presidential applicant for the Federalist Party. She was raised on a sugars plantation within the English Western Indies. She later on married SC Main Justice Charles Pinckney. She and Wayne Hammond — a pre-Civil Battle SC governor — had been both SC plantation owners and slaveholders.

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