Harriet Beecher Stowe 's Uncle Tom 's Cabin Essay

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Thought many centuries, slaves were mistreated and taken advantage of. Harriet Stowe was aware that slavery was unjust humanity. She knew something had to be done. In the late 1800 's slavery, poverty, and hardship were occurring. During this time Harriet Beecher Stowe had a motive to write a constructed novel based on her knowledge of current slave issues; Stowes information was gathered from living in the southern part of Ohio and also with the help of former slaves. This vital information helped while writing one of her most famous novels, Uncle Tom 's Cabin.
Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in June of 1811, to two loving and caring parents, Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote. Harriet 's early years were spent in Litchfield, Connecticut; Harriet attended Miss Sarah Pierce 's School for grades school. Harriet and her seven siblings were raised into the religion of Calvinism, which is a Christian religion that follows John Calvin 's teachings. God was a center point in the families life. When Harriet was four years old her mother had passed away. Her father Lyman Beecher remarried two years following the death of his previous wife (Roxana Foote). He married Harriet Porter a very polite and delightful young lady.
Harriet at the age of thirteen attended, "Hartford Female Seminary, run by her sister Catherine" ( Harriet Beecher Stowe). After attending school at the Seminary, she began to teach for years to follow. In the year of 1836, Harriet Beecher Stowe married…

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