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Uncle Tom's Cabin PowerPoint

By Erika, Kathy, Melissa, Oscar

Erika Soza

on 7 November 2012

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By Erika, Kathy, Melissa, Oscar Uncle Tom's Cabin PowerPoint Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) published more than 30 books, but it was her best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin which catapulted her to international celebrity and secured her place in history. Background On Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe's best known novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), changed forever how Americans viewed slavery, the system that treated people as property. It demanded that the United States deliver on the promise of freedom and equality, galvanized the abolition movement and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War. The book calls on us to confront the legacy of race relations in the U.S. as the title itself became a racial slur. Background On Uncle Tom's Cabin Compare: In the book Eliza heard Mr. Shelby and Mr. Haley about selling Uncle Tom and Harry, but in the movie Eliza heard Mr. Shelby and Mrs. Shelby about Selling them. Contrast: Both in the book and the movie showed when Eliza found out that Uncle Tom was getting sold and she told him, and he choose to stay. Compare: In the book when Harry met Mr.Haley he had danced and singed for him but in the movie Harry only said hello to him. Contrast: Both in the movie and the book had Uncle Tom saving the little girl Eva from drowning. The End
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