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Published on February 26, 2009

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Beginning Born on June 14, 1811 in Litchfield Connecticut Father: Lyman Beecher Mother: Roxana Foote Beecher Seventh of eight children Baptized Harriet Elizabeth Beecher

Born on June 14, 1811 in Litchfield Connecticut

Father: Lyman Beecher

Mother: Roxana Foote Beecher

Seventh of eight children

Baptized Harriet Elizabeth Beecher

Growing Up Mother died when Harriet was four Father preached anti-slavery sermons throughout Harriet's childhood Hartford Female Academy was her first school Loved to read books and wanted to write her own novel.

Mother died when Harriet was four

Father preached anti-slavery sermons throughout Harriet's childhood

Hartford Female Academy was her first school

Loved to read books and wanted to write her own novel.

Cincinnati Father became President of a Theological Seminary Family moved to Cincinnati Harriet began teaching Joined the Literary Society Met Professor Calvin Ellis Stowe

Father became President of a Theological Seminary

Family moved to Cincinnati

Harriet began teaching

Joined the Literary Society

Met Professor Calvin Ellis Stowe

Calvin Ellis Stowe Met Harriet at the Literary Society Wife passed away two years after their meeting Harriet and Calvin were wed in 1836 Had a large family together Professor at Bowdoin College in Maine

Met Harriet at the Literary Society

Wife passed away two years after their meeting

Harriet and Calvin were wed in 1836

Had a large family together

Professor at Bowdoin College in Maine

Children Twins: Eliza and Harriet Henry Fredrick Georgiana Samuel Charles Charles Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.

Twins: Eliza and Harriet

Henry

Fredrick

Georgiana

Samuel Charles

Charles

Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.

Writing Began writing with her book The Mayflower Wrote as a freelancer for local papers Wrote installments for the antislavery journal National Era Installments were called Life among the Lowly

Began writing with her book The Mayflower

Wrote as a freelancer for local papers

Wrote installments for the antislavery journal National Era

Installments were called Life among the Lowly

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Life Among the Lowly was published as Uncle Tom’s Cabin in 1842 Instantly a bestseller Told the cruelty that slaves faced everyday as plantation workers Opened the eyes of many Americans “ I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.”

Life Among the Lowly was published as Uncle Tom’s Cabin in 1842

Instantly a bestseller

Told the cruelty that slaves faced everyday as plantation workers

Opened the eyes of many Americans

“ I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.”

The Civil War 1861 the war broke out Many believe Uncle Tom’s Cabin contributed to the outbreak Abraham Lincoln greeted Harriet with “So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War. ” Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

1861 the war broke out

Many believe Uncle Tom’s Cabin contributed to the outbreak

Abraham Lincoln greeted Harriet with “So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War. ”

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

The End Lived in Hartford, Connecticut during her last 23 summers Wintered in Mandarin, Florida Died on July 1, 1896 Buried on the grounds of Phillip Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

Lived in Hartford, Connecticut during her last 23 summers

Wintered in Mandarin, Florida

Died on July 1, 1896

Buried on the grounds of Phillip Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

Harriet Beecher Stowe The past, the present, and the future are really one: they are today.

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