A Woman Against Slavery

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This is a book review of 'A Woman Against Slavery; The Harriet Beecher Stowe' by John Anthony Scott. This book, Woman against Slavery: the Story of Harriet Beecher Stowe, by John Anthony Scott, details the life of Harriet Beecher Stowe; it gives an accounting of her moral struggles, her personal insecurities, and gives a good accounting of her journey to writing Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Rocio HinojosaReading in the Content AreaDr. Pauline Hodges12/1/2008A Woman Against Slavery: The Story of Harriet Beecher Stowe. By: John Anthony ScottThomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1978.Harriet Beecher Stowe became a very influential writer with the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin. The book moved millions not just in the United States but also around the world. Her work opened the eyes of many to the suffering and abuse of slaves, and won her contempt from those who would protect the institution of slavery. Stowe was a middle aged woman with seven children when she finally began work on Uncle Tom's Cabin. She had led a burdened and lonely life without much reward. Stowe held guilt in her heart for not speaking out against slavery and was determined to do something against the tradition. Throughout her life, Stowe had gathered information about he plight of slaves from freed slaves that lived in the same city, fugitive slaves that she had met, and slaves that had bought their freedom. She expressed her abolitionist views in her most famous work, Uncle Tom's Cabin, with a passion she had harbored for many years. This book, Woman against Slavery: the Story of

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