It is a hard time for us, scout. The depression is going throughout the land.
The family may not have been struggling, but the rest of Maycomb, Alabama was due to the depression taking place. This was also a prominent time for prejudice and racism.
As my defendant walks up to the stand, I will explain why he is innocent.
During the story, Atticus Finch must defend a man who is accused of raping a white women. During this trial, he must overcome prejudice and preconceptions rom the rest of the town
Then Jem and Scout then become the center of attention from the town because his father is choosing to defend a black man. And slowly, they learn many key values, like Justice, loyalty, and trust.
Then, during the climax of the story, Tom Robinson is found guilty of rape. Jem and Scout cannot believe that the innocent people o Maycomb could send an innocent man to the chair.
Then, after the trail, Atticus goes to see Helen. After arriving, Bob Ewell warns them to watch their backs. Both of the children ear for their fathers life.
Watch your next step Helen and Atticus. I will hunt you both down and kill you.
In his final attempt, Bob Ewell goes after the children instead of Atticus. Then out of nowhere, Boo Radley comes to the children's rescue, and stabs Bob to death with his own knife. Saving the children.