Category:Cultural SectionalismAuthor: Harriet Beecher StowePurpose:+show how slaves were mistreated in the South
+the cruelty of the slavery
Pro/Con: Pro-NorthPrior Knowledge:
+the book affected the North greatly
+supported abolitionist movement
+issue of slavery was highly controversial
Audience: Abolitionist Northerners and to convince Southerners to become abolitionistsReason:
+to show the sectionalism in culture at that time period
(compare it to document 4)
Counter-Argument:
not all slaves are mistreated as how this book portrays