What Was the Significance of the Scopes Trial?


The significance of the Scopes Trial was the increase in the teaching of evolution in schools afterwards. The case was about a teacher who was charged with teaching evolution, which was a crime in Tennessee at the time.
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The Scopes trial pitted scientific theory and fact gathering against religious dogma. It took place in a "bible belt" state where creationism was the dominant belief, a
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It may have inhibited the passage of laws similar to
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