- Describe the escape of Robert Smalls, and all the passengers he took with him.
- What does the article about Robert Smalls suggest about how people traveled on the Underground Railroad?
- How was Robert Smalls' escape story similar to and different from other escape stories of the Underground Railroad?
"The Steamer 'Planter' and Her Captor," Harper's Weekly, vol. 6, pp. 372, 14 June 1862. Courtesy of Library of Congress