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#anonymouswasawoman: #HERstory: Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is a writer most famous for her 1852

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is a writer most famous for her1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, whichdepicted the harsh life of African Americans during that time. The book becamehighly popular and influential all over the United States, energizing theabolitionist movement to which its author belonged.

In 1868 she became oneof the first editors of Hearth and Home,one of a few new publications for women, and also argued continuously forfemale emancipation and extended rights. Her most important work still remainsa very popular and widely-studied piece of literature today.