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Abraham lincoln allegedly called harriet beecher stowe the little lady who started the big war after she wrote 'uncle tom's cabin' in 1852. During the early 1850s, harriet beecher stowe wrote uncle tom's cabin stowe became an abolitionist during the 1830s when she lived in cincinnati, ohio. First published in 1852, uncle tom's cabin sold more than 300000 copies in its first year and brought home the evils of slavery more dramatically than any.
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