Uncle Tom's Cabin Dbq Analysis

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published in 1851-1852. The author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin was a white abolitionist who believed in the anti-slavery movement. Her name was Harriet Beecher Stowe. From when Harriet Beecher Stowe was in her twenties she became familiar with stories about slaves and runaways passing through the area. She had hoped it would convince the South and the North that slavery was wrong, but sadly more people supported slavery then against.
Her family’s abolitionists beliefs and activity in the “ Underground Railroad” directed her to where she was in 1852 when she wrote a novel telling the stories of three slaves that would split the country into controversy. Uncle Tom’s Cabin told the stories of Uncle Tom, Eliza, and George. In her book Harriet displayed the struggles of runaway slaves and the troubles black slaves had to face everyday with slavery. In only two weeks it’s popularity had grew and it became the outbreak of the nation. Thousands of copies had been sold to both the North and the South, but yet slave owners and supporters were blinded by money and greed that they were stubborn to see the inhumanity of their acts.

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According to the commentary on Uncle Tom’s Cabin, thousands copies have been sold in a matter of weeks. They say that Uncle Tom’s Cabin is the “STORY OF THE AGE” and is “dominated with truth”. People across both North and Southern borders have read about the tragic stories laid out in Uncle Tom’s Cabin. On the hand, in the unsigned review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin it calls Uncle Tom’s Cabin unqualifiedly false. So as the abolitionists are calling Uncle Tom’s Cabin honest and truthful, slavery supporters are calling Uncle Tom’s Cabin falsely

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