Harriet Beecher Stowe is known by most as having a

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Harriet Beecher Stowe is known by most as having a controversial part of the Civil War. Stowe wrote the book Uncle Tom's Cabin, in the point of view of a slave. In writing the book, Stowe drew on her personal experience: she was familiar with slavery, the antislavery movement, and the underground railroad because Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, Ohio, where Stowe had lived, was a slave state. It analyzes the issue of slavery in the Midwest, New England, and the South during the days of the Fugitive Slave Law. The book only made the disagreement between the North and the South worse, leading to the Civil War. Stowe's name became hated in the South.

Other than her part in the Civil War and raising seven children, Harriet Beecher Stowe found the time to write books, and in her earlier years, help her sister Catherine as a teacher.

She wrote over thirty books and countless short pieces. This made another, yet smaller, controversial impact on many people of that time. Even though she was a woman with seven children, she held a career as a writer for fifty-one years.

Other than her part in the Civil War and raising seven children, Harriet Beecher Stowe found the time to write books, and in her earlier years, help her sister Catherine as a teacher.

Other than her part in the Civil War and raising seven children, She died at the age of 85, in Hartford Conneticutt.



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