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Harriet Beecher Stowe
b. June 14, 1811 – d. July 1, 1896 • Abolitionist • Author
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe(1811–96). A teacher before she turned to novel writing, Harriet Beecher Stowe undoubtedly earned the most enduring fame of the Beechers. Her book Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) contributed so much to popular feeling against slavery that it has been cited among the causes of the American
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Stowe, Harriet Beecher(1811–96). Many people believe that no book has had a more direct and powerful influence on American history than Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. With its vivid descriptions of suffering and oppression, this book inflamed the people of the North against slavery,
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
Musicians, Artists, and WritersHarriet Beecher StoweAuthor of Uncle Tom’s Cabin“[Uncle Tom’s Cabin is] perhaps the most influential novel ever published, a verbal earthquake, an ink-and-paper tidal wave.”—one of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s criticsWhen President Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811–1896)Abolitionist and writerStowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, the daughter of Lyman and Roxana (Foote) Beecher and sister of Henry Ward Beecher. In 1832 the family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where her father became president of Lane Theological Seminary. About