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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In his summation of the so-called Scopes monkey trial, where he was opposed against teaching evolution in school, U.S.
Evans was raised in a nondenominational, evangelical Christian family in Dayton, Tennessee--the home, she liked to point out, of the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial, the watershed case about teaching evolution in schools that caused many conservative Christians to feel alienated from the American mainstream.
The remedy has shown lasting effects in immune control of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the simian form of the AIDS virus, in a monkey trial, but it has not showed the same results in HIV-infected human patients.
The "Scopes monkey trial," as the era's tabloid-style journalists dubbed the case, both captivated and polarized the country.
Much has been written about the "Scopes Monkey Trial" - from the newspaper reports at the time, to the legal record, to the book Inherit the Wind, to the major film of the same title.
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. The infamous trial took place in the courthouse that still stands today and tackled the question: Should children be permitted to learn about Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in public school?
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.
Scopes in the 1920s (aka "The Monkey Trial")the fate of Azaria, who claims he was acting in self-defense, has been divisive among Israelis exactly because it resonates far beyond his individual actions.
He then briefly deflates three exemplary myths from the warfare corpus: Columbus did not prove (or need to prove) that the world was round; Galileo did not go to jail; and the John Scopes "Monkey Trial" was not really about the relationship between biological evolution and faith.