• 1. 
    Where was Robert Smalls born?

  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Athens, Georgia
  • Beaufort, South Carolina
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes Robert Smalls' childhood?

  • He was a slave who worked as a servant to his owner
  • He was a slave who worked long hours picking cotton on a plantation
  • He lived a nice childhood as a free person because his mother was free
  • All of the above
  • 3. 
    What was Robert Smalls' job as a slave in Charleston?

  • He worked as a wheelman on ships
  • He unloaded heavy loads from ships coming into the harbor
  • He cleaned ships that came into the harbor after long trips
  • He collected taxes on imports coming into Charleston from ships
  • 4. 
    What did Robert Smalls' ship do for the Confederacy?

  • All of the above
  • Deployed mines
  • Transported ammunition
  • Transported Confederate troops
  • 5. 
    What was the name of the ship Robert Smalls used to escape to the North?

  • Aurora
  • Starfish
  • Planter
  • Pequod
  • 6. 
    What did Robert do with the Confederate flag as he approached the Union Navy?

  • Replaced it with a white flag
  • Set it on fire
  • Replaced it with a Jolley Roger flag
  • Replaced it with a Union flag
  • 7. 
    What happened to Robert Smalls after he reached the Union Navy?

  • His ship was sunk and most of his crew died
  • He was forced to move to Canada
  • He was set free and awarded prize money for bringing the Union a ship
  • He was sent back to the South to be a slave
  • 8. 
    What did Robert Smalls do after the Civil War?

  • Started a newspaper
  • Opened a school for black children
  • All of the above
  • Moved back to South Carolina and purchased his old master's house
  • 9. 
    What political position did Robert Smalls hold for many years?

  • U.S. Senator
  • President of the United States
  • Member of U.S. House of Representatives
  • Governor of South Carolina
  • 10. 
    What political party did Robert Smalls help found in South Carolina?

  • Republican Party
  • Green Party
  • Socialist Party
  • Democratic Party
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