To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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In To Kill A Mockingbird, what ugly truths are revealed to Scout from the trial of Tom Robinson? Please use details from chapters 12-22! I have the answer on the tip of my head, but I just can't form...

In To Kill A Mockingbird, what ugly truths are revealed to Scout from the trial of Tom Robinson?

Please use details from chapters 12-22! I have the answer on the tip of my head, but I just can't form it into academic words! 

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Scout learns a lot about human nature before the trial even begins.  She learns about racism and prejudice, and about the inequities blacks and whites face in Maycomb.

First of all, Scout learns about racism and prejudice when people begin teasing her because her father is defending a black man.  She does not understand why this is such a big deal.

“…He made it sound like you were runnin' a still."

Atticus sighed. "I'm simply defending a Negro- his name's Tom...

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