Uncle Tom's Cabin

Writing to make this whole nation feel to what slavery is."

What is "Uncle Tom's Cabin?"

Uncle Tom's Cabin is when Tom was ordered by his owner "Simon Legree" to whip another slave named Lucy. Lucy wasn't able to pick enough cotton and Tom puts some in her basket. He is ordered again, but refuses and suffers the consequences.

Who is Harriet Beecher Stowe?

Harriet Beecher Stowe is the author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and her views of slavery.

Some things about me are: My dad- Lyman Beecher, who was a congregationalist minister.

A sneak peek inside the book of "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

Tom spoke in a mild voice, but with a decision that could not be mistaken. Legree shook with anger;

his greenish eyes glared fiercely, and his very whiskers seemed to curl with passion; but, like some ferocious beast, that plays with its victim before he devours it, he kept back his strong impulse to

proceed to immediate violence, and broke out into bitter raillery.

When and Where

Wednesday, April 1st, 9-10am

212 West Elm Street

Baldwin, IL

These books are for sale and Harriet Beecher Stowe is selling them for 10$. If you want a signed copy it'll be 15$.

Why did she write this book?

Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin" because it forever changed the views to others and how they feel about slavery, and they system that treated people like property. The book demanded that the United States would deliver to the promise of equality and freedom to the abolition movement and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War. The book is to confront the legacy of race relations in the U.S. as the title itself became a racial slur.