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3/20 Harriet Beecher Stowe on this date 1852 (she was then 41) published Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  This antislavery novel became a classic and joined the thin ranks of very influencial books – probably in the top ten most effective books ever published (the Bible is the most influencial Book in the world).  Uncle Tom’s Cabin had been published as a series in an antislavery newspaper the year before. It is thought to have helped lead America into the uncivil war (1861-1865).

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