Reconstruction And Harmony In Uncle Tom's Cabin

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The reconstruction and harmony did not last forever. Some people still felt back people were inferior. Harmony started to snap. The Ku Klux Klan rose to power. They were a group of white extremists who raged violence against African Americans. The government refused to send federal aid. The Democratic party slowly started to take over (“Reconstruction” 3). All the dominoes of harmony were done falling. All that was left was suffering. Even though Stowe 's book influenced the new freedoms of the former slaves, it also influenced the taking away of those rights. The violence against African Americans got worse and white supremacy got stronger because some groups- like the Klu Klux Klan- still believed African Americans to be inferior.Uncle Tom …show more content…
The people who participated wanted racial equality. African Americans wanted to be treated like human beings worthy of being treated equally to Caucasians. They tried to create racial harmony by protesting against segregation (Kronenwetter 1). The mistreatment of black people seen in Uncle Tom 's Cabin took a new form, but did not disappear after it was published or after the civil war. Segregation was just the old hatred coming back for more in a new way. Stowe 's book did very little to make African American 's equal in society. It did free African Americans from being bound to white people. However, segregation made their lives still inferior to white people, just has it had been during slavery. African Americans still had to struggle for their right …show more content…
Harriet Beecher Stowe is the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. She was born in New England, which allowed her to fall prey to critics since her book was about southern slavery. She was a well educated women who had a sense of public duty. She also had a talent for writing. So, when she got up close to slavery and felt a taste of what they felt, she was determined to write a book to teach America a lesson. She was determined to change people’s minds and open their eyes. She called them to action. That was the first domino that started the chain reaction. Her book deeped the tensions in America which caused the outbreak of the Civil War. Therefore, anything that happened because of the Civil War happened indirectly because of Stowe. It even set the stage for other people, such as Malcolm X and Rosa Parks, to do even grander works. The dominoes of progress started to fall because Stowe caused people to change their minds about slavery. These events have a theme: even a little book and it’s author can make a

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