Even though you may be the same age, and around the same time, you may have more or less problems than the people around you. In the stories of "The Finish of Patsy Barnes" and "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" I will be talking about when they were born and their hardships, they were born when times couldn't get worse, and how they were affected by people or illnesses.
First, Patsy Barnes and Joby were both born when the blacks and the whites were not equal. Patsy was African American and Joby is Caucasian. Patsy and Joby are both young, but still face the problems an adult would. Patsy faces the doctor, a doctor that's job is to be professional, but is still racist against the boy and his mother. Joby is only fourteen years old, but is in the