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Scopes Trial - Wikipedia


The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in 1925 in which a substitute high sc...

The Monkey Trial [ushistory.org]


Legendary defense lawyer Clarence Darrow faces off against William Jennings Bryan in the ... In 1925, the Tennessee legislature passed the Butler Law, which forbade the teaching of ... In the following famous excerpt from the trial transcript, Darrow questions Bryan about the flood ... Who Made Who Look Like a Monkey?

The Scopes Trial: Clarence Darrow


Biography of Clarence Darrow in context of Scopes Trial - Famous Trials project. ... and Loeb, Darrow by 1925 ranked as the most famous lawyer in the country. .... 's mind with skepticism—and skepticism built civilization and fueled progress.

An introduction to the John Scopes (Monkey) Trial


Darrow questions Bryan during the Scopes Trial (July 20, 1925)(Smithsonian) ... had occupied since his famous "Cross of Gold" speech at the 1896 Democratic Convention. ... Clarence Darrow, approaching seventy, jumped to join the battle in Dayton. ... Darrow said that the anti-evolution law made the Bible "the yardstick t...

Scopes Trial | HistoryNet


... the Law · USS Monitor: The Crew Took Great Pride in Serving on the Famous Ship ... Travelers wandering through Dayton, Tennessee, in mid-July 1925 might have .... and he made three spirited but unsuccessful runs at the presidency on the ... Clarence Darrow's agreement to act in the teacher's defense guaranteed the ...

Clarence Darrow - United States History


The role of Clarence Darrow in the history of the United States of America. ... Darrow`s most famous case occurred in 1925 when he defended John T. Scopes , ...

Scopes Trial - 1925 - The Clarence Darrow Collection


Witnesses for the Defense in the Scopes Trial 1925, 3 pages ...... He had not been inside a courtroom for forty years, but that made no difference, for he did .... Charles Darwin's most famous work and the work most responsible for starting the ...

Why Is the Scopes Trial Significant? | Answers in Genesis


Aug 5, 2010 ... The Scopes trial1 took place during a hot July in 1925 in the little town of Dayton, nestled in ... for teaching the evolution of man and immediately released on a $1,000 bond. ... When the ACLU chose the famous criminal lawyer and outspoken atheist/agnostic Clarence Darrow to head the defense team for ...

Scopes Trial (1925)


By 1925 Clarence Darrow was already one of the most well-known attorneys, if not the ... Darrow's reputation as the most famous lawyer of his day, and one of the ..... for the theory of evolution, but instead made Bryan appear an uneducated  ...

Timeline: Remembering the Scopes Monkey Trial : NPR


Jul 5, 2005 ... Eighty years ago, in July 1925, the mixture of religion, science and the ... A famous orator, William Jennings Bryan was 65 when he joined the ... Clarence Darrow was 68 when he agreed to act as John Scopes' ... You may find a new belief; it will only bring you grief; For a house that's built on sand is sure to ...

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Monkey Trial begins - Jul 10, 1925 - HISTORY.com


Soon after, the great attorney Clarence Darrow agreed to join the ACLU in the defense, and the stage was set for one of the most famous trials in U.S. history.

Clarence Darrow - PBS


Clarence Darrow In 1925, when he volunteered to defend John Scopes' right to teach evolution, Clarence Darrow had already reached the top of his profession.

Everything You Didn't Know About Clarence Darrow | History ...


Jun 10, 2011 ... Clarence Darrow was a trial attorney made famous for his defense of a ... That film, in turn, was based on Darrow's 1925 defense of a ...