Slaverys Evil In Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Slavery’s Evil in Uncle Tom’s Cabin In the era of slavery, blacks desired the freedom America promises to anyone who resides in America. Instead, those who came willingly were greeted as lesser men not even men but property that white people own and abuse. A white Puritan woman named Harriet Beecher Stowe witnessed the effects of slavery firsthand. Using her Puritan background and beliefs, Stowe writes a novel called Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and causes a great debate in American history. In times of slavery, a woman named Harriet Beecher Stowe exposes the effects of slavery, deems it evil and uses her Christian beliefs to expose it’s evil.
To understand Stowe’s point, her background is required to understand just who she was. Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut June 14th 1811 (Cumberland 312). The seventh child out of fourteen other children, Stowe was daughter to Reverend Lyman Beecher, and Roxana Foote Beecher. Stowe was born into a family of Puritans, “Her father Lyman Beecher, was a strict congregationalist, and her brother, Henry Ward Beecher, became a famous preacher during an era when preachers were admired as much as film or television celebrities are admired today” (Cumberland 312). Unfortunately Roxana Beecher died of Tuberculosis while Stowe was only a child and “...Stowe was mostly raised by her father and sisters after her mother’s early death” (“Slavery”). When Stowe was about 9 years old, she witnessed her father preaching forcefully against
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