Frederick Douglas Mini Research
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Tom's Cabin is a novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe is about the heart wrenching stories about slaves being stripped away from there families due to slave trading and selling. The book was published in 1851 and sold 300,000 copies in the north and even more in Great Britain. It caused conflict in the south and was banned. "In the south the book was met with outrage and branded an irresponsible book of distortions and over statements." (Ushistory.org) The book ten years later was recognized by Abraham Lincoln and soon became popular and people were able to read about the atrocities of slavery.