Women Who Changed the World

By Barbara Sicherman Summer 2011 (c) Connecticut Explored Subscribe/Buy the Issue! Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin out of a burning need to “do something” about the infamous Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 that required Northerners to assist in returning enslaved men, women, and children to their owners. By any measure she succeeded. Published … Continue reading Women Who Changed the World