The linked article described Smalls as “intelligent and resourceful, defiant with compassion” which one of those qualities do you think Smalls to successfully complete his goal of gaining freedom?
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In May of 1862, Robert Smalls, an African American Slave, captained the C.S.S. Planter and dashed toward Union lines in an effort to gain freedom. Due to the timing of the plan, several slaves escape including Smalls’s family.