To Kill a Mockingbird

To kill a mockingbird

Why can't Jem, Scout and Atticus beat the system?

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The system was still mired in the racism and bigotry of the American South's past. Atticus was hoping he could win but knew in his heart that:

"We were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win."