Uncle Tom Depiction On slaves

Uncle Tom Depicts the Cruelty Behind Slaves

The Perception Of Slaves

The images from the 1850's aim to show the contrast between the common perception of blacks to the truth, by showing them as barbaric and uneducated, when in reality they are nurturing and put in the same effort as other races.

Ideas and Reactions To Society From the 1850's

Jessi Holloway and Austin Damle

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In the picture above, the text relates the knife with the book Uncle Tom's Cabin which shows that the authors of the advertisement think of blacks to be like a knife in a certain way.
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The picture above displays the young black kids acting barbaric from the eyes of a white man, but Stowe aims to alter these eyes to be similar to hers, and see innocent child's play.