Uncle Tom's Cabin Religion

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Harriet Beecher Stowe 's novel, Uncle Tom 's Cabin, takes place in the southern United States before the Civil War. Stowe 's novel focuses on slavery in these southern states. Uncle Tom, the main character experiences both the ups and downs of slavery, having both good and cruel masters. Throughout the book, Stowe writes stereotypically of the slaves ' religion by writing, numerous times, of Tom and other slaves singing Negro spirituals. Stowe made Uncle Tom a very religious character, and reveals this side of him by constantly writing about him encouraging others to be Christians and stating that God loved everyone. Stowe made it clear that religion was the only thing slaves had at that time, and on many occasions, the characters in her book
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