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Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?
by Dana Meachen Rau and Who Hq and Gregory Copeland




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Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom. The publication of her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, a scathing anti-slavery novel, fanned the flames that started the Civil War. The book's emotional portrayal of the impact of slavery captured the nation's attention. A best-seller in its time, Uncle Tom's Cabin sealed Harriet Beecher Stowe's reputations as one of the most influential anti-slavery voices in US history.

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Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom. The publication of her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, a scathing anti-slavery novel, fanned the flames that started the Civil War. The book's emotional portrayal of the impact of slavery captured the nation's attention. A best-seller in its time, Uncle Tom's Cabin sealed Harriet Beecher Stowe's reputations as one of the most influential anti-slavery voices in US history.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780448483016
  • ISBN-10: 0448483017
  • Publisher: Penguin Workshop
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.4 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: Who Was?

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