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author, abolitionist, changemaker

Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist who wrote the bestselling 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is credited with contributing to anti-slavery sentiment in the United States shortly before the Civil War and was voted #2 in the BBC’s “100 Stories that Shaped the World.” 

Best-known works: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

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