Uncle Tom's Cabin 1852
'Uncle Tom's Cabin' is a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe
'Uncle Tom's Cabin' was written to show the evil in slavery.
It had a huge impact on the way northerners veiwed slavery. It also helped further the cause of abolition.
A number of southern states seceded from the union after The Election of Lincoln in 1860, the secession crisis triggered the Civil War.