1. In what city was
Harriet Beecher Stowe born?
2. What year was
3. To which denomination
of Christianity did the Beecher family belong?
4. How old was Harriet
when her mother died?
5. Which of Harriet's
siblings founded a school in Hartford?
6. What was the title
of eleven-year-old Harriet's prize-winning essay?
7. What year did
the Beecher family move to Cincinnati, Ohio?
8. What was the name
of the school that offered Lyman Beecher a job as president?
9. What was the title
of Harriet's first published piece in Western Monthly Magazine?
10. What was Harriet's
main quarrel with abolitionists when she first arrived in Cincinnati?
11. What was the
title of the literary club Harriet joined in Cincinnati?
12. Who arranged
for Harriet's visit to a Kentucky plantation?
13. Was slavery legal
14. What was the
largest stop on the Underground Railroad?
15. In what year
did Calvin Ellis Stowe and Harriet Beecher marry?
16. What was the
title of Harriet's first published short story?
17. What was the
title of Harriet's first collection of short stories?
18. What did the
1850 Compromise compel Northerners to do?
19. What was the
name of the abolitionist magazine that published Uncle Tom's Cabin
20. In what year
was Uncle Tom's Cabin published in book form?
21. What was the
amount of Harriet Beecher Stowe's first royalty check?
22. Which French
novelist did Harriet Beecher Stowe refuse to see on her first trip
23. In which year
was the Kansas-Nebraska Act passed?
24. What college
in Maine offered Calvin Ellis Stowe a position in 1850?
25. Which political
figure was a major backer of the Kansas-Nebraska Act and faced
Lincoln in a series of debates?
26. When did the
Supreme Court hear the Dred Scott Case (Scott v. Sanford)?
27. Harriet Beecher
Stowe based her novel Dred on what event?
28. Of what did Lady
Byron accuse her dead husband, the poet Byron?
29. What book of
Harriet's was conceived as a religious inquiry and demonstrates
her curiosity and increasing tolerance for Catholicism?
30. In what year
did John Brown's Rebellion take place?
31. Where did John
Brown's Rebellion take place?
32. To what denomination
of Christianity did Harriet Beecher Stowe convert?
33. Which Southern
state was the first to secede from the Union on December twenty,
34. With what battle
did the Civil War commence?
35. Which of Harriet
Beecher Stowe's sons enlisted in the Union Army?
36. What event took
place on April 14, 1865?
37. What did Harriet
Beecher Stowe say was the most important event in her life?
38. In which battle
was Frederick Stowe severely injured?
39. What "vice" did
Frederick battle for many years after the war?
40. In which state
did Harriet buy an orange farm?
41. What important
event occurred on September 23, 1862?
42. When was Calvin
Ellis Stowe's book Origin and History of the Books of the
43. Which event in
Harriet's life led to public ridicule and derision?
44. In what year
did Frederick Stowe disappear?
45. What famous American
writer was the Stowes' next door neighbor in Hartford?
46. What was the
title of the book Harriet wrote which lead to the establishment
of Florida as a popular wintering spot for Northerners?
47. Of what was Henry
Ward Beecher accused of in 1874?
48. In what year
did Calvin Ellis Stowe die?
49. What is the title
of Harriet's last published novel?
50. Which of Harriet's
children wrote her biography?
51. How old was Harriet
Beecher Stowe when she died?