and the South, as it left his descendants stripped of everything but their land, yet
the tradition of living on the land remained unbroken until well into the twentieth
century" This quote is talking about their ancestor that had the original land that everyone has lived on. Because the man owned slaves and lived in the South where it was a way of life/making money, he would believe that justice was they kept living that way of life regardless of slavery itself being right or wrong.
"The sheriff hadn’t the heart to put him in jail alongside Negroes, so
Boo was locked in the courthouse basement" Boo Radley was a white child and was accused of harming his parents, but the sheriff thought it was too harsh a punishment if he was put together with black people.