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The Scopes "Monkey Trial"

Author: Anne Janette Johnson
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, ©2007.
Series: Defining moments.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" and the continuing debate over evolution and religion in American society. Features include narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, detailed chronology, and annotated sources for further study"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Janette Johnson
ISBN: 0780809556 9780780809550
OCLC Number: 70921478
Description: xiv, 245 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface --
How to use this book --
NARRATIVE OVERVIEW --
Events leading up to the Scopes trial --
Two sides prepare for trial --
The Scopes trial begins --
Fireworks in the courtroom --
Bryan and Malone cross swords --
An historic duel, a verdict reached --
The battle continues --
Legacy of the Scopes "Monkey Trial" --
BIOGRAPHIES --
William Jennings Bryan --
Clarence Darrow --
Charles Darwin --
Arthur Garfield Hays --
Dudley Field Malone --
H.L. Mencken --
John T. Raulston --
John T. Scopes --
Tom Stewart --
PRIMARY SOURCES --
Bishop Ussher calculates the day that God created the world --
Charles Darwin explains his theory of human evolution --
Tennessee's 1925 statute prohibiting the teaching of evolution in public schools --
H.L. Mencken describes jury selection in Dayton --
H.L. Mencken sizes up the lawyers --
Bryan argues against testimony from defense "experts" --
Dudley Malone speaks on science, religion, and the quest for truth --
Darrow's cross-examination of Bryan --
Darrow asks the jury to return a "guilty" verdict --
Bryan's closing summation --
Scopes remembers the Monkey Trial : forty years later --
Tennessee repeals the Butler Act --
Introducing "Intelligent design" in Dover, Pennsylvania --
Judge Jones's ruling against Intelligent design in Dover schools --
A Christian explains his belief in Darwinian evolution --
An ID proponent explains Intelligent design --
A defense of Intelligent design as science --
Why Intelligent design is not science --
Important people, places, and terms --
Chronology --
Sources for further study --
Bibliography --
Photo credits --
Index.
Series Title: Defining moments.
Responsibility: Anne Janette Johnson.
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"Examines the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" and the continuing debate over evolution and religion in American society. Features include narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, detailed chronology, and annotated sources for further study"--Provided by publisher.

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