Stowe did a great job with this book. What is believed to be one of the influential books of all time, ranking with the works of Adam Smith and Machiavelli, Uncle Tom's Cabin became an abolitionist's bible. During its time it was revised, dramatized, and published often. The effect of her book on the north and everywhere in the US was unforeseen. The book was popular and caused abolitionism to run wild among northerners. The south hated the book because of its portrayal of its (The South's) "peculiar institution". It might have been influential enough to be considered one of the causes of the civil war, by creating a greater number of northerners against slavery. It displayed to the north all the evils of slavery, by creating human characters out of slaves, who were thought to be inhuman. Stowe's ideas were that slavery is wrong, which is a correct assumption. A human should not be owned because... [continues]
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