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To Kill A Mockingbird Historical Accuracy

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Historical Realities The novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is historically accurate because the African Americans were considered to be below the white man during the 1930’s. An African American life was lived with especial difficulty since they were only offered the low paying jobs and neighborhoods that nobody cared. In comparison, white men were offered a good education and high paying jobs. A black man once said, “The American white man has been superior so long, he can’t figure out why he should come down” (Burke). African Americans were always treated like they had a lower status than the white man, even when they first came to America. Although slavery had been abolished in 1865, the white Americans did everything in its power
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