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    In the year 1852, nine short years before the civil war began in 1861, Harriet Stowe published arguably the most influential, groundbreaking, and controversial books in American history, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The novel drew widespread criticism for the depiction of African Americans and slaves in a time when the United States of America was teetering on civil unrest due to the strength of the opposing views between the North and the South. The rapid expansion and growth the United States throughout

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    Mightier than the sword: Uncle Tom's cabin and the battle for America Reynolds, David S., 1948- Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery best-seller novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe, which is published in 1852 during the antebellum press era. Uncle Tom's cabin is considered the most powerful novel that shaped public opinion and is associated in most people's minds with the Civil War. The most famous statement made about this novel is when Stowe met Lincoln in the White House to urge

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    Uncle Tom's Cabin, composed by Harriet Beecher Stowe and distributed in 1852, is an abolitionist-themed novel portraying the tragedies of bondage in the United States. It was immensely persuasive, prompted the formation of a basic pejorative, and was maybe even a reason for the Civil War. The story opens on a Kentucky ranch, home to the kind and venerated Uncle Tom, and the junior Eliza and her tyke. The story has a few significant characters, yet bases on Tom and Eliza. The managers of the homestead

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    Uncle Tom’s Cabin is a well-known piece of historical literature that sheds light on the struggles of racism and slavery in the United States. The book takes place in the south, which is known as an inherently problematic place when it comes to racism and slavery (especially historically). Many characters in the novel are racist or at least have racist undertones and Harriet Beecher Stowe does her best to put these characteristics in an unflattering and bad position. This is why I believe that it’s

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    Uncle Tom’s Cabin is a novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852. This novel outlined the issue of slavery and opened many people’s eyes to the heart breaking affair of slavery that was occurring in the South. Stowe was able to demonstrate the fact that slaves had feelings, were capable of making decisions for themselves, and had to cope with the constant selling or trading of their loved ones. Stowe was able to use passion and emotion to gain support from readers, especially Abolitionists

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    Research Paper- Rough Draft Hot off the press, Uncle Tom's Cabin was simultaneously celebrated as an important accomplishment and slammed as untruthful fiction. This array of responses, combined with a plethora of repercussions, demonstrates how incredibly influential Uncle Tom's Cabin truly was. The book fueled anti-slavery forces in the North while simultaneously igniting a fire of fury in the South; abolitionists, pro-slavery advocates, and African Americans all emphatically voiced their

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    Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe had such influence on its readers, by using sentimentality to address the evils of slavery that it changed people’s views of slavery and also the political scene. First, the north, which was hostile towards antislavery, became more open to antislavery. Secondly, it paved the way for Abraham Lincoln, an antislavery candidate. When he met Stowe, he is quoted as saying, “so you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War” (Lincoln,

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    The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe and published in the United States in 1852. The novel depicted slavery as a moral evil and was the cause of much controversy at the time and long after. Uncle Tom's Cabin outraged the South and received praise in the North. The publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin was a major turning point for the United States which helped bring about the Civil War. Uncle Tom's Cabin is said to have contributed to the Civil War because it brought

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    “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe and published in 1852. Stowe’s purpose for writing “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, was to depict the lives of African Americans that are enslaved to whites in hopes to bring about change and encourage abolition protest. Uncle Tom was portrayed as a Godly man with a good heart it was meant show that slaves are just as human as whites, and that slavery should be saw as inhumane and unjust. There are several important concepts that are alluded to, but slavery

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    Morality in Uncle Tom's Cabin   One Work Cited    Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin in order to help bring the plight of southern slave workers into the spotlight in the north, aiding in its abolitionist movement.       Harriet Beecher Stowe, in her work Uncle Tom's Cabin, portrayed slaves as being the most morally correct beings, often times un-humanistically so, while also portraying many whites and slave-owners to be morally wrong

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