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Influential American Civil War Writers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe still regarded as one of the most important works of fiction ever published?

Question 2 2. Slave Narratives entail mostly stories of African slaves who endured which of the following?

Question 3 3. What may have been wrong with Olaudah Equiano's story?

Question 4 4. Where did Hinton Rowan Helper cite information to support the claims in his book?

Question 5 5. Which of Uncle Tom's personal characteristics guided his interactions with others and his responses to his circumstances?

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Question 6 6. Other than exposing the evils of slavery in the American South, what motivation likely drove Harriet Beecher Stowe to write Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Question 7 7. The Middle Passage was the name of what?

Question 8 8. What did Hinton Rowan Helper suggest Southern slave owners do to prevent the ''impending crisis?''

Question 9 9. According to Hinton Rowan Helper, slavery did all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. Which political party used The Impending Crisis of the South as propaganda?

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Question 11 11. Abolitionists were people who wanted to do what?

Question 12 12. These narratives are told by whom?

Question 13 13. Despite the fact that the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin had great impact at the time, what was NOT a consequence of the book's popularity?

Question 14 14. Eliza and Tom jointly choose different ways to deal with their impending sale to a slave trader. Although they take differing paths, how could their actions be considered similar?

Question 15 15. According to Hinton Rowan Helper, what did slavery prevent the South from doing?

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