SAT Subject US History Practice Question 195: Answer and Explanation
86. To which author did Abraham Lincoln jokingly say, on meeting her, "So you're the little lady who started this great war"?
A. Edith Wharton
B. Harriet Beecher Stowe
C. Zorah Neale Hurston
D. Louisa May Alcott
E. Mary Mapes Dodge
Correct Answer: B
Stowe was the author of U ncle Tom' s Cab i n, which converted many people to abolitionism and aroused outrage against the system of slavery.