Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Harriet Beecher Stowe was born into one of America’s most prominent religious families. The Beecher family was at the forefront of many reform movements of the 19th century. After her short teaching career, she married Calvin Stowe in 1836. In order to supplement Calvin’s teaching salary, she wrote short stories dealing with domestic life. Her

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Stowe’s abolitionist novel that fueled the human rights debate in the 19th century.