Tim Johnson is a dog who has gone mad. Because of his behavior, Tim is a danger to the neighborhood. Jem and Scout think that Atticus is an inactive person. To prove them wrong, Atticus picks up a rifle and shoots the dog for everyone's safety.
Tom Robinson, is a black citizen who has been accused of raping a white woman. He will later go to court for a trial.
Atticus tells Jem to be a good person to Mrs. Dubose. However, when she tells everyone about how Atticus is not as good as the n******, Jem pops and destroys all of Mrs. Dubose's camellias bushes. As a punishment, Jem has to read to her every day.