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Harriet Beecher Stowe

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1. In what city was Harriet Beecher Stowe born?

2. What year was Harriet born?

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 in Ohio?

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 serially?

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 to Europe?

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, 1860?

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 Bible published?

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?

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