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      A Mockingbird Sings

      Northern Mockingbird

      What does a Mockingbird sound like and where do they live?

      The northern mockingbird is renowned for its mimicking ability, as reflected by the meaning of its scientific name, 'many-tongued mimic.' The northern mockingbird has gray to brown upper feathers and a paler belly. Its wings have white patches which are visible in flight.

      It eats both insects and fruits. It is often found in open areas and forest edges but forages in grassy land.

      The northern mockingbird is known for its intelligence. A 2009 study showed that the bird was able to recognize individual humans, particularly noting those who had previously been intruders or threats. Also birds recognize their breeding spots and return to areas in which they 




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            Related Historical Events

            Great Depression
            To Kill a Mockingbird was written during the Great depression, a time of soup kitchens and bread lines.

            The Scottsboro Case (1931)
            Nine black teenage boys were accused of rape by two white girls. The trials of the boys lasted six years, with convictions, reversals, and numerous retrials. These trials were given the name The Scottsboro Trials, made national headlines, and drastically intensified the debate about race and racism in America.

            A Century of Segregation
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            Segregation timeline


              Civil Rights & Racial Tensions


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