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The Scopes Trial: A Battle Of The Ages
dating pool. Reaching to Connecticut. Native American Resilience and Violence in the West19. The Roosevelt Corollary and Latin America. Stamp Act Congress. Massachusetts Bay "The City Upon a Hill". In March 1925, the Tennessee legislature passed a measure known as the Butler Act that made it illegal for teachers in the public schools to present as factual any theory of creation other than the biblical account. Life on the Reservations.
He holds Darwin's volume of Origin of Species in one hand, and the Bible in his other hand - thoughtfully weighing them and balancing them against each other in the air. The Election of 189642. You see my husband as a saint, and so he must be right in everything he says and does. Brady, Brady, Brady, Almighty! Reaching to Asia. A Bank Holiday. The Road to Appomattox34.
Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes, monkey, trial, was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John.
Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee s Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state.
In 1925 science teacher John Scopes agreed to challenge Tennessee s new anti-evolution law in court.
The resulting legal battle pitted two of the country s premier orators against each other and treated newspaper readers worldwide to what Baltimore Sun columnist.L.
Mencken called a genuinely fabulous show.
He had been contacted by the American Civil Liberties Union. In 1927, Darrow and the aclu appealed the case before the Tennessee Supreme Court, which invalidated the Dayton court decision on a minor technicality - the fine should have been set by the jury, not the judge, they ruled - and the case was dismissed. War Breaks Out. Background, inherit the Wind (1960) portrays, in partly fictionalized form, the famous and dramatic courtroom "Monkey Trial" battle (in the sultry summer of 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee) between two famous lawyers (Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan) who volunteered to heatedly argue both sides. The Kansas-Nebraska Act.