Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Preachers Essay & Project Ideas

Jean Fritz
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1. Do some of your own research on Harriet Beecher Stowe and compare her to others who have fought for freedom and equality. What are some of the contributions and changes that they have made? Are their efforts still felt today?

2. Some Southerners were angry about Uncle Tom's Cabin. Who hated it? What did they write about it? What did they threaten to do to Stowe?

3. What is the history of the character of Uncle Tom in Uncle Tom's Cabin? How is someone like him viewed today?

4. What were Stowe's views on giving women the right to vote? What may have been her influence on efforts to enfranchise women? Research the suffragists. Do you think it was especially hard for Stowe, being that she was black and a woman living during a time that viewed both as second class citizens?

5. What did Abraham Lincoln...

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