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Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

Dana Meachen Rau

Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom. The publication of her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, a scathing anti-slavery novel, fanned the flames that started the Civil War. The book's emotional portrayal of the impact of slavery captured the nation's attention. A best-seller in its time, Uncle Tom's Cabin sealed Harriet Beecher Stowe's reputations as one of the most influential anti-slavery voices in US history. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom. The publication of her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, a scathing anti-slavery novel, fanned the flames that started the Civil War. The book's emotional portrayal of the impact of slavery captured the nation's attention. A best-seller in its time, Uncle Tom's Cabin sealed Harriet Beecher Stowe's reputations as one of the most influential anti-slavery voices in US history. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Born in Connecticut in 1811, Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist, author, and playwright. Slavery was a major industry in the American South, and Stowe worked with the Underground Railroad to help escaped slaves head north towards freedom. The publication of her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, a scathing anti-slavery novel, fanned the flames that started the Civil War. The book's emotional portrayal of the impact of slavery captured the nation's attention. A best-seller in its time, Uncle Tom's Cabin sealed Harriet Beecher Stowe's reputations as one of the most influential anti-slavery voices in US history. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Susan Hanfield

Length:

58m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:24


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:38


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:33