Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe (1811 - 1896), American author and abolitionist, is best remembered for her anti - slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, an anti - slavery novel that angered the South and encouragedanti - slavery forces in the American North. The daughter of a Protestant preacher, Stowe married a widower,Calvin Stowe, in 1836. She wrote many poems, books, and biographical sketches during her career.
Eminent American abolitionist and author. Stowe wrote on a variety of subjects but is chiefly famous for portraying the plight of Afro-Americans in her works. Her literary talent made her one of the most well-paid American authors of her day.