Did Harriet Beecher Stowe change the mind of any Southerners?

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Did Harriet Beecher Stowe change the mind of any Southerners?

Harriet Beecher Stowe:

Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. She is best known for her 1852 novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. Stowe wrote thirty books in her lifetime, including novels, travel guides, and memoirs.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin is often cited as a large contributor to the start of the American Civil War due to its emotionally...

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Uncle Tom's Cabin and Tension Over Slavery in the 1850s

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Uncle Tom's Cabin captured the plight of slaves in the 1850s like no other book. The novel, coupled with the Missouri Compromise and the Fugitive Slave Act, served to further strain the country, which was at a breaking point over the issue of slavery. This lesson details these events.


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