Encyclopedia > Harriet Beecher Stowe

  Article Content

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 - July 1, 1896) was an abolitionist, and writer of more than 10 books, the most famous being Uncle Tom's Cabin which describes life in slavery. Her second book was Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. She was the sister of renowned minister, Henry Ward Beecher.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Willem III of Orange

... thing in the largely Protestant British Isles, but enjoyed qualified support from his subjects because of his heir: Mary. She was Protestant, as was her husband. Crisis ...