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Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14, 1811. In 1851, she published a book called Uncle Toms Cabin. The book show the cruelty of slavery through the eyes of individuals and familys. Many people say the book pushed our nation into the Civil War. According to legend, when president Abraham Lincoln meet Stowe he said, "so your the little woman who wrote the book that maid this great war.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14, 1811. In 1851, she published a book called Uncle Tom's Cabin. [Note the apostrophe in Tom's.] The book showed or shows the cruelty of slavery through the eyes of individuals and families. Many people say the book pushed our nation into the Civil War. According to legend, when President Abraham Lincoln met Stowe he said, "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war."

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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Originally published 06/2005
Last updated 06/2017