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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American fundamentalism from the Scopes monkey trial to the 1950s was traumatized, marginalized and inward-looking.
She added that the monkey trial contained a "limited" number of animals.
In America in 1925 we had the Monkey Trial, where John Scopes was found guilty of teaching evolution but succeeded in publicising Darwin's theory.
John Thomas Scopes, commonly known as the Scopes Monkey Trial.
Since the Scopes Monkey Trial more than 90 years ago, the inclusion of creationism -- and evolution -- as part of public school curricula has been an ongoing and contentious topic.
Over the years, the groundbreaking station aired everything from the first Indianapolis 500 broadcast to the Scopes Monkey Trial.
As far as spinal-cord injury, I'd like to do a larger monkey trial to prove that this is effective and then apply for FDA approval to study humans," says Vacanti.
The author's reviews of the legal issues and history surrounding MLB's antitrust exemption, the Scopes Monkey Trial, the antitrust suit against MLB by Gordon McLendon's Liberty Broadcasting, the Congressional hearings on baseball's effect on the minor leagues, and the creation of the Sports Broadcasting Act of 1961 are detailed, accessible, and grounded in the author's substantial legal experience and training.
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.
The Scopes Monkey Trial is what I call a transcendent event.