Uncle Tom 's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Essay

1090 WordsJul 11, 20165 Pages
Uncle Tom’s Cabin was the most popular story in the mid to late 19th century. There are nearly thousands of copies of that novel sold. The author Harriet Beecher Stowe was an amazing author and abolitionist. The purpose of her writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin is to influence other people to abolish slavery. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was based on Religion and the abolition of slavery. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was epic story in the mid 1800’s because it represents the cruelty of slavery and religious beliefs. Stowe kind of has some similarities with Fredrick Douglass because they both abolish slavery. Except Harriet Beecher Stowe was not a slave and did not have a rough childhood like Fredrick Douglass. Now let’s discuss about the author of Uncle Harriet Beecher Stowe life, Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in 1811 in Litchfield which is a city in Connecticut. She was raised in a huge family household. Harriet Beecher Stowe mother Roxy Foote Stowe was a well-educated woman and has a huge passion for art and literature. Roxy Foote Stowe was a proud mother of seven children and Harriet Beecher Stowe is youngest out of her seven children. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s mother died from Tuberculosis. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s mother death occurred when she was only five years old. Lyman Beecher was Stowe’s father and he was a pastor at a church. Harriet’s brother Henry Ward was one of the most successful people in the Stowe’s family household. Henry Ward Stowe was a well-known pastor just like his father and he
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