Uncle Tom’s Cabin

by: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Context Quick Quiz

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Which American President reportedly referred to Harriet Beecher Stowe as “the little lady who made this big war”?

2 of 5
Many historians have credited Stowe’s novel as contributing to the start of which historic conflict?

3 of 5
Stowe wrote satirical newspaper pieces on slavery while living in which city (where public opinion was split on the issue)?

4 of 5
Uncle Tom’s Cabin was a response to the passage of which 1850 law?

5 of 5
Which prominent abolitionist did Stowe write to as part of her research for Uncle Tom’s Cabin?