Historical Context

To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960, but it takes place over the course of two years in the early 1930s. Each of the links below provides an overview of one aspect of the American South in the 1930s; these were among most significant issues facing American Southerners of the time.

Article Requirements

  • Purpose: Provide readers of To Kill a Mockingbird with an overview of your topic (as it relates to the 1930s), drawing from a range of sources
  • 750-1000 words
  • 5 pictures
  • Professional structure & presentation (includes proofreading)
  • Minimum 10 in-text links to external sources (up to 3 may link to other pages in this wiki)
  • Minimum 8 sources cited (excluding Wikipedia, but you may use it as a jumping-off point for other sources)


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