Aiding in the abolition of slavery is Harriett Beecher Stowe's, Uncle Tom's Cabin. According to legend, Abraham Lincoln greeted Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1862 by saying "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great [Civil] war." Truly one of history's finest depiction of American slavery.
Harriet Beecher Stowe was a life long anti slavery campaigner. Her novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was a best seller and helped to popularise the anti slavery campaign. Abraham Lincoln would later remark her books were a major factor behind the American civil war.
American author Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was instrumental in focusing antislavery sentiment in the North prior to the Civil War ~ known for the power of her literary voice, and for her passionate espousal of abolition. American Civil War
Harriet Beecher Stowe Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn" The American abolitionist authored the controversial anti-slavery book Uncle Tom’s Cabin, a tale which spurred many to seek the abolition of slavery.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.