Governors

1670 –

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  • Title Governors
  • Coverage 1670 –
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  • Keywords proprietary period, Lords Proprieters, General Assembly, president of the United States, Since the end of 1865, governors have been elected by statewide popular vote, first governors of South Carolina after American independence held the title “President of State.”, strength of the typical South Carolina governor has more often reflected informal powers such as the governor’s personality, ability to persuade legislators, and talent for negotiating compromises, “long ballot”
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 27, 2021
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 1, 2019
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