Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A city and port in South Carolina; the bombardment in 1861 of Fort Sumter, in the harbour, by Confederate troops marked the beginning of the American Civil War.

The charleston, a lively dance of the 1920s which involved turning the knees inwards and kicking out the lower legs, was named for the city.

Subjects: Art — Theatre.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.