A Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford female seminary and an active abolitionist , featured the character of uncle tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters revolve.
Uncle Tom's Cabin: Where
She then published a book called "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Uncle Tom's Cabin: Why
It was published in 1852
It was located on the Ohio river, just north of Kentucky, a slave state
Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin widened the chasm between the North and the South, and greatly strengthened Northern abolitionism, and weakened British sympathy for the southern cause. The most influential novel ever written by an American, it was one of the contributing causes of the civil war.