Atticus Showing Courage In To Kill A Mockingbird

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In the 1930’s, there was a immeasurable amount of discrimination towards black people in the United States of America. The majority of the country were segregated due to conniption that people had lacking slaves to work for them. Most people in the United States did not want anything to do with black people, but there were some who showed courage for black people. In the book to Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Atticus Finch, a lawyer, shows courage by choosing to defend Tom Robinson, a black person, through Atticus’ moral values of equality.

Atticus Finch displays courage by choosing to defend Tom Robinson in court. First, Atticus takes a case that no other lawyer would want to take because of racism. Atticus takes the case because he

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