Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe was an was an American abolitionist and novelist best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- Nationality: American
- Birth Date: 14 June 1811
- Death Date: 1 July 1896
- The editor/author of the book discusses the impact of the original book, the impact it had on the institution of slavery, and the significant contributions of its author, Harriet Beecher Stowe.
- Chapter 1: Uncle Tom and Little Harry are Sold
- The reader is introduced to Mr. Shelby, Uncle Tom, and Aunt Chloe. Mr. Shelby's money problems create an unfortunate situation for Uncle Tom and Eliza.
- Chapter 2: Eliza Runs Away With Little Harry
- After overhearing a conversation between Mr. and Mrs. Shelby, Eliza decides to take action to save Harry. Uncle Tom is told of his fate.
- Chapter 3: The Morning After
- Having discovered that Eliza and Harry have run away, Mr. Shelby offers assistance to Mr. Haley.
- Chapter 4: The Chase
- Eliza puts herself in danger to avoid capture. Sam and Andy return to the Shelby home with good news.
- Chapter 5: Eliza Finds a Refuge
- Eliza tells her story to a kind couple and is given assistance.
- Chapter 6: Uncle Tom Says Good-Bye
- Mr. Haley arrives to take Tom.
- Chapter 7: Master George and Uncle Tom
- Master George says his goodbye's to Uncle Tom.
- Chapter 8: Uncle Tom Meets Eva
- While traveling with Mr. Haley, Uncle Tom encounters Evangeline St. Clare. An act of kindness by Tom does not go unnoticed.
- Chapter 9: Eliza Among the Quakers
- Eliza, continuing on her journey to Canada, receives some assistance from the Quakers. Eliza receives news regarding her husband, George.
- Chapter 10: Uncle Tom's New Home
- The various members of the St. Clare family are introduced to the reader.
- Chapter 11: Uncle Tom's Letter
- Uncle Tom quickly earns the trust of Mr. St. Clare. Eva assists Uncle Tom in writing a letter to his family.
- Chapter 12: Aunt Chloe Goes To Louisville
- Aunt Chloe approaches Mrs. Shelby with a plan to get Uncle Tom back.
- Chapter 13: George Fights For Freedom
- George and Eliza are pursued by Haley's men. An injured Tom Loker is taken under the care of the Quakers and George.
- Chapter 14: Aunt Dinah
- Cousin Ophelia attempts to change Aunt Dinah.
- Chapter 15: Topsy
- Mr. St. Clare brings a pupil for Cousin Ophelia to teach.
- Chapter 16: Eva and Topsy
- Eva, having fallen ill, makes a request of her father and Topsy.
- Chapter 17: Eva's Last Good-Bye
- Eva gives a gift to all the slaves before passing. Mr. St. Clare stays true to his word regarding Tom's freedom. Ophelia makes a request of Mr. St. Clare. Another tragedy strikes the St. Clare household.
- Chapter 18: Uncle Tom's New Master
- With Mr. St. Clare gone, Mrs. St. Clare makes a decision about the slaves. Tom's hopes for finding a new, kind master are gone after meeting Simon Legree.
- Chapter 19: George and Eliza Find Freedom
- Tom Loker, having recovered his wounds, gives assistance to George and Eliza as they continue towards Canada.
- Chapter 20: Uncle Tom Finds Freedom
- Master George sets out to find Uncle Tom, having learned of his being sold from Ophelia's letter, but is to late to do any good.
- Chapter 21: George Shelby Frees His Slaves
- After returning to the Shelby home, Master George sets his slaves free.
- About Florida Oranges
- The author discusses the beauty of the Florida orange and the pitfalls that plague its prosperity.
- From Mandarin to St. Augustine
- The author discusses the many wonders of nature that can be witnessed while traveling between Mandarin and St. Augustine, Florida.
- The Grand Tour Up River
- The Author gives a detailed description of the vegetation and wildlife that surrounds the St. Johns River.
- St. Augustine
- The Author describes the scenery in St. Augustine, Florida.
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