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  1. page Racism edited ... 'The evil assumption - that all Negroes lie, that all Negroes are basicly immoral beings, that…
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    'The evil assumption - that all Negroes lie, that all Negroes are basicly immoral beings, that all Negro men are not to be trusted around our women, an assumption one associates with minds of their calibre'. Atticus Finch - pg 225
    In the courtroom the blacks were physically separated from everyone else, as they had to have there own specific area of the court.
    'Cry about the simple hell people give other people without even thinking. Cry about the hell white people give coloured folks,without even stopping to think that they're people, too.' -dolphus raymond pg 222
    They main event that shows racism in To Kill a Mocking Bird is that Tom Robinson is sentanced guilty to crime in which he didn't committ. The colour of Tom's skin was the defining factor of the jury's decision. In the time that To kill a Mocking Bird was set in (1930), racism was prevalent and places were often divided into two areas a black area and a white area. Some white people were against African American people so much that they would show their hatred publicly with threats, abuse and even killings that were justified. Blacks had to follow 'strict rules of society' like when walking and approaching a white person to step aside, to not look at white people when in the street, and to brake one of these 'rules' it could result in a public scene that would end badly for the African American. Atticus fights against racism, and a few other townspeople are on his side, including Miss Maudie and Judge Taylor.
    There are specific people in the novel who are against African American people such as the Ewell family and the Cunninghams, much like today people in society still have racist views, for example The Klu Klux Klan and their message of an all white America.
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    The Maycomb population's fear and ignorance regarding the Negro people makes them unjust and oppressive. They fear that giving the Negro people a voice and equal rights in society will encourage them to rebel and oppress the white members in society as they were oppressed. This is shown in the unjust treatment of Tom Robinson. When Atticus questions Mayella Ewell, her story is flawed and there is not enough evidence to convict Tom, beyond all reasonable doubt. However, the jury does convict Tom - not because they think he is guilty- but because it is a case that consists of a black persons word against a white persons. For them to trust a black man more than a white woman,even when they know it is the right thing to do, would be to question the values and beliefs of their society, .
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    By Taylah Blake, quotes by Lauren Mullane.
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Wednesday, September 1

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Thursday, August 26

  1. page The Coexistence of Good and Evil edited ... Examples of Good and Evil coexisting throughout the novel - Braxton Bragg Underwood. Mr. Unde…
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    Examples of Good and Evil coexisting throughout the novel
    - Braxton Bragg Underwood. Mr. Underwood (Sole editor, writer and producer of The Maycomb Tribune) shows two different sides of his beliefs over the course of the novel. At the beginning he is completely
    - Jem and Scout's perception of society dramatically changes from the beginning of the novel to the end. They begin with the perspective of an innocent child, and after being exposed to the evils of Maycomb County and the American state of mind, they begin to build their own opinions.
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    Atticus Finch stands as a special exception in the novel. He has been exposed to both good and evil in his life experience, however he has just taken it on board and added it to his knowledge of the world. On top of this he has understood the evil and allowed his trust of the goodness of every human to dominate over the evil they show.

    Definitions:
    Good- 1. something good, Do good to others. 2. benefit, It's for your own good.
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  2. page Miss Duboses' Rose Garden edited Miss Dubose's rose garden is symbolic because after Jem destroys all of her flowers with Scouts ne…
    Miss Dubose's rose garden is symbolic because after Jem destroys all of her flowers with Scouts new baton, his punishment is to read to her until the flowers grow back. Jem has to go to her house every day with Scout and reads to her for a few hours until she passes away in her sleep. The children later discover that Miss Dubose was withdrawing from morphine and that her body was slowly rejecting itself and thats why she died. Scout and Jem have sympathy for her; she was only trying to make her opinion heard in her last days on earth, and the children feel bad for not paying much attention to her. When Atticus gives Jem a present from the late Miss Dubose, one of her flowers, he goes into a rage and throws the flower into the fireplace.
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    The British government attempted to pass some laws, enforce several taxes, and increase more control over the colonies. The colonies strongly objected to these laws and taxes. They wanted England to have no control over them.
    For ten years before the war actually started, there was a lot of tension between England and the colonies.
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    Members of the Continental Congress wrote a letter to King George of England outlining their complaints and declaring their independence from England.
    On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, in which the colonies declared their independence from England.
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    A Colonist a person who settles in a new colony or moves into a new country.

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