The cunning and bravery of South Carolinian, Robert Smalls, is featured in this episode, as he brings his family and others to freedom under the guns of Fort Sumter in the early years of the war. [We experience this incredible story through the eyes of Smalls’ young daughter, Lizzie.]
- 4.4.CX Contextualize South Carolina’s experience during the Civil War.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes experienced by Americans of various genders, positions, races, and social status during the Civil War.
- 8.3.CC Analyze debates and efforts to recognize the natural rights of marginalized groups during the period of expansion and sectionalism.