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A Classic Story: Uncle Tom's Cabin

por Keri Lee van Zyl - 3 de Mayo de 2021

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#History, Culture, and the Arts #Community / Society #Biographies #History #United States #Wars

In Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe weaved together true stories into a fictional story, to bring to light the sufferings of slaves in the United States. Abraham Lincoln apparently said to her, "so you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great (Civil) war."


Optional Read: This is the link to a free eBook version of "Uncle Tom's Cabin".


This is the story behind Harriet Beecher Stowe writing "Uncle Tom's Cabin".



Optional Listen: This is the link to the beautifully read, free audiobook of "Uncle Tom's Cabin".


A brief history on how "Uncle Tom's Cabin" came to be written.



Harriet Beecher Stowe used her gift of writing to shed light on something that she felt very deeply about - slavery. What are you passionate about and how could you use your gifts to do something about it?

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