Monkey Trial


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Monkey Trial

1925 A trial in which the Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes was fined for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution.
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Scopes in the Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 was later depicted by Spencer Tracy in the film Inherit the Wind.
Much has been written about the ensuing trial that unfolded in July 1925, often referred to as the Monkey Trial.
As one resident says: "It was Religion that would go on trial here," something of a present-day Monkey Trial.
And Prof Paul Ward will talk about the notorious Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, in which a Tennessee teacher was prosecuted for teaching evolution theory.
Shortly thereafter, Mathew Chapman, a descendent of Charles Darwin and a previous chronicler of the historic Scopes Monkey Trial (Trials of the Monkey: An Accidental Memoir, decided to travel to Dover in order to follow the case.
He charts the debate from the Scopes Monkey Trial, where Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan argued about evolution, to the late-'90s Kansas School Board clash to the more recent confrontation in Dover, Pa.
Years ago, the nation was split on evolution with the celebrated Scopes Monkey Trial in Tennessee.
This is followed by Shays' Rebellion in January 1787; the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill on May 12 1848; the Battle of Antietam beginning on September 17, 1862; the infamous Homestead Strike in July 1892; President McKinley's assassination on September 6, 1901; the Scopes monkey trial in 1925; Elvis Presley's appearance on Ed Sullivan's television show; and, finally, the murder of three civil rights activists on June 21, 1964.
1925: The Scopes Monkey Trial challenges the ban Tennessee (along with a number of other states) had passed on teaching evolution in public schools.
If s being called the "new monkey trial," recalling the 1925 Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tenn.
But our industry is facing a parallel challenge to this latter day Monkey Trial.
He now plans a more extensive monkey trial to convince the US Food and Drug Administration human trials will be safe," said New Scientist.