Who Was The Trial In To Kill A Mockingbird

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“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing” (Lee). Society affected Harper Lee in big ways. That's where she got inspiration to write her book, To Kill a Mockingbird. The biggest ways were Scottsboro nine, segregation, and Jim Crow laws. These are just three of the many ways. The Scottsboro nine took place in the 1930s. Nine black boys were falsely accused of rapping two white women. The boys went to trial, where they were found guilty. The Scottsboro case was very similar to a case in the book, the Tom Robinson case. A black man, named Tom Robinson, was falsely accused of rapping a white woman. Tom was found guilty and was sent off to jail. This gives you an idea of how the society viewed
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