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The Scopes Trial

The Battle over Teaching Evolution (Snapshots in History) (Snapshots in History)

by Stephanie Fitzgerald

  • 352 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Education,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • School & Education,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Scopes, John Thomas,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Tennessee

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7994351M
    ISBN 100756520185
    ISBN 109780756520182

    Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion by Edward Larson Book Review The beginnings of Dayton, Tennessee's famed "Monkey Trial" could be traced back to Page 5 of the Chattanooga Times. It was there where, on May 4, , the ACLU issued a press release titled, Plan Assault on State Law on Evolution. "We are looking for a Tennessee teacher. Why Is the Scopes Trial Still Significant? In recent years, removing the Ten Commandments from public spaces has been big news. In fact, Christian morality on the whole seems to be rapidly declining in America and the western hemisphere: abortion is on the rise, divorce rates are climbing, gay marriage issues are increasing.

      The Scopes trial shocked America. Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes brought the question of teaching evolution in schools to every dinner table, and it remains an essential topic in any course on American History, the History of Education, and Religious History.   "Contains documents and transcripts of cross examinations connected with the trials of John Scopes." The Scopes Trial: A Brief History with Documents by Jeffrey P. Moran Call Number: KFS3 M67

    The Scopes Trial (sometimes referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial) was a legal case which argued whether human evolution could be taught in public schools. A substitute teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, John T. Scopes, was brought to trial for including evolutionary science in .   But pro-evolutionists and twentieth century Progressive historians blew the Scopes Trial’s significance out of proportion, as historian Lincoln Mullen explained in reviewing Edward Larson’s brilliant book Summer for the Gods, which won the Pulitzer Prize and .


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The Scopes Trial by Stephanie Fitzgerald Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Summer of the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's continuing debate over Science and Religion' by Edward J Larson. Hardcover Edition: used This is an excellent account of the Scopes Trial from beginning to end.

When I went to school in the 50's and graduated from High School in Cited by: anti-evolution book sale Anti-evolution books on sale in Dayton, Tennessee, during the Scopes Trial, Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images; In March the Tennessee legislature had passed the Butler Act, which declared unlawful the teaching of any doctrine denying the divine creation of man as taught by the attention focused on the trial proceedings, which.

Scopes trial, Tennessee legal case involving the teaching of evolution in public schools. A statute was passed (Mar., ) in Tennessee that prohibited the teaching in public schools of theories contrary to accepted interpretation of the biblical account of human creation.

The Scopes Trial, also known as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was the prosecution of science teacher John Scopes for teaching evolution in a Tennessee public school, which a. A Religious Orgy in Tennessee: A Reporter's Account of the Scopes Monkey Trial by H.L.

Mencken and Art Winslow | Sep 1, out of 5 stars Scopes Trial Summary: The Scopes Trial, commonly referred to as the Scopes Evolution Trial or the Scopes Monkey trial, began on July 10th, The defendant, John Thomas Scopes, was a high school coach and substitute teacher who had been charged with violating the Butler Act by teaching the theory of evolution in his : Historynet Staff.

The Scopes Trial shocked America. Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes brought the The Scopes Trial book of teaching evolution in schools to every dinner table. In a lively interpretative introduction to the manuscript of the trial and subsequent newspaper reports, Jeffrey Moran analyzes the trial and its impact on the moral fiber of the country and the educational system, and examines the race and gender /5(2).

The complete trial transcript is available in e-book form. Click here for a link: Scopes Monkey Trial Transcript. Scopes himself remained a cipher throughout the trial, ceding the stage to much larger personalities: Darrow, Bryan, and the irascible H. Mencken, who covered the trial for the Baltimore Sun.

Larson offers a complete account of the trial itself, drawing on court documents as well as newspaper stories, but his most important contribution to. The Scopes trial shocked America. Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes brought the question of teaching evolution in schools to every dinner table, and it remains an essential topic in any course on American History, the History of Education, and Religious History.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Scopes Trial and the battle over evolution and creation in America's the summer ofthe sleepy hamlet of Dayton, Tennessee, became the setting for one of the twentieth century's most contentious courtroom dramas, pitting William Jennings Bryan and the anti-Darwinists against a teacher named John Scopes, represented by Clarence Darrow and th.

An introduction to the trial of State of Tennessee vs John Scopes. Check-out the new Famous Trials website at The new website has a cleaner look, additional video and audio clips, revised trial accounts, and new features that should improve the navigation.

Matthew Avery Sutton, in his impressively researched American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ), argues that the primary legacy of the Scopes trial was not how it changed the law, or how it changed education or the perception of Darwinian evolution, or even how it led to a retreat by the Fundamentalists.

The Scopes Trial "The World’s Most Famous Court Trial" IntroductionBy far the most celebrated court case in Rhea County and perhaps in all of Tennessee history was the case of the State of Tennessee vs.

John Thomas Scopes, which took place in Dayton’s Rhea County Courthouse July For the most part, the trial has Continue Reading The Scopes Trial.

The Scopes Trial: The Textbook: The following passages were taken from the biology textbook used by John Scopes, the teachings of which fueled so much controversy in the “Scopes Trial” in. The book Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools, Adam R.

Shapiro is published by University of Chicago Press. The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders. All Chicago e-books are.

As Shapiro shows, the Scopes trial was as much about the texts that we read—and the schools where we read them—as it was about Charles Darwin or the Book of Genesis.

Shapiro’s study is itself a textbook case of careful historical analysis, casting new light on an old : Photographs of Scopes’ friends and acquaintances from his days in Dayton (p. 91), as well as at Scopes Trial Day in (). Photographs taken at Scopes’ last public appearance (p.

We also hoped to find documents and photographs to help illustrate the context of the Scopes Trial. Many people thought that question was settled with the Scopes Trial back in However, the Intelligent Design movement has brought the question front and center again, reigniting debates about science, religion, biblical interpretation, and how science should be taught.

Scopes Trial covers the shocking case of whether to teach evolution in school and its impact on the moral fiber of the country and the educational system, examining the race and gender issues that shook out of the : $.

The guilt or innocence of John Scopes, and even the constitutionality of Tennessee's anti-evolution statute, mattered little. The meaning of the trial emerged through its interpretation as a conflict of social and intellectual values. The Scopes Monkey Trial of combined two great American virtues: 1.) Individual Rights and 2.) The need to make a quick buck.

One of the aspects of Larson's book that really comes through is how staged the whole trial was.5/5(5). Kansas City, MO: The Western Baptist Publishing, p. Martin had a large outdoor display at the Scopes Trial, selling this book. Mather, Kirtley F. Science In Search of God New York: Henry Holt and Company, c vii, Harvard geologist and Scopes Trial ‘expert witness’.

Mather's attempt to reconcile evolution and Christianity.