Slavery In Uncle Tom's Cabin Essay

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In the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, author Harriet Beecher Stowe writes about the darkness and cruel reality of slavery. Stowe does this by showing chronologically, the unfortunate series of events that slaves had to go through, she also portrayed the unfairness of slave owners and how inhuman they treated slaves. She does not fail to bring up how obstinate americans were to slavery.
Many slaves have to go through the horrifying event of their families being ripped apart by slave trading. An example of this is the Harris’s, a family consisting of a mother and her son. They start off being very close to their owner, Mr.Shelby; who had promised to never sell them. Well Mr.Shelby eventually gets into a little struggle and actually signs a contract to sell Eliza
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They quietly escape out the back door but do not go unnoticed by Mr.Haley, they get chased to a frozen river and have no other choice but to jump on a frozen ice block and float across the river. Mr.Haley cannot continue the chase. Across the river Eliza and Henry get saved by a Quaker and taken to safety (chapter 7). Though Mr.Haley could not continue the chase, he soon runs into Tom Loker and Mr.Marks who he hires to capture the two runaways (chapter 8). Eliza and Henry stay at the very friendly Quaker who pulled them from the frozen rivers house and are reunited with George Harris. Factors gradually get so rough that they cause George to start questioning God's living. Phineas Fletcher gets notified that Tom Loker and other slave searcher are on their way to the house of the quakers.Therefore the Harris’s take off at night time but do not get far, they get trapped by the slave hunters who have no idea that George is armed. Well things get heated and Tom Loker gets shot and the other slave hunters run off in fear of also being

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