Directions and example for the To Kill a Mockingbird Research Project
Harper Lee grew up in the Depression-era South, Monroeville, Alabama ("Harper Lee" para 1).
During this time, she witnessed the trial of the Scottsboro Boys, who were accused of raping two white women ("Harper Lee" para 5).
Her father, Amasa Lee, was a lawyer who lost a case in which two black men were accused of killing a white man" ("Harper Lee b. 1926" para 3).
After graduating from college, she attended law school at the University of Alabama.
She wrote To Kill a Mockingbird from a series of short stories.
Children in Alabama during the Great Depression.