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From time to time in this journal, we have mentioned the fact that theScopes trial of 1925 has been tremendously overblown.

Why Is the Scopes Trial Significant? | Answers in Genesis

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Only a handful of phraseshave been taken from the actual transcript of the famous Scopes Trial....
The 1920s saw the culmination of fifty years of rapid American industrialization. New products seemed to burst from American production lines with the potential of revolutionizing American life. Other products that had previously been toys for the rich were now available to a majority of Americans. The standard of living increased as the economy grew stronger and stronger. The results were spectacular. The America of 1929 was vastly different from the America of 1919.

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Representing Scopes was the famed trial lawyer . Slick and sophisticated, Darrow epitomized the urban society in which he lived.
When Darrow arrives at court, he isgreeted by scowling, booing residents. People holding signs saying"Down with Darrow," "Atheists Go Back to Your Monkey," and "Keep SatanOut of Hillsboro."

 

The Scopes Trial - Bryan College


Though Scopes was found guilty the next day and fined $100 — the verdict was later overturned on a technicality — The Times (PDF) that “the trial did not end the battle on evolution.”


The man who accepted the challenge was , a science teacher and football coach in Dayton, Tennessee. In the spring of 1925, he walked into his classroom and read, from Dayton's Tennessee-approved textbook part of a chapter on the evolution of humankind and Darwin's theory of natural selection. His arrest soon followed, and a trial date was set.


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A recent ad for the movie in videoformat that is all over the country says, "See the famous monkey trialthat rocked America." The people who wrote "National Standards for UnitedStates History" recommend using the film as "a tool for understanding Bryan'sthinking and fundamentalists' ideas." With all of this support, the problemsof people correctly understanding what really happened in the Scopes trialare going to become worse and worse.

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Randy Moore of the University of Louisville has done a areas servicein this matter by comparing the video of distributedby MGM Home Entertainment (copyright 1993) with the actual Scopes trial.

The Scopes Trial - Digital Public Library of America

The trial turned into a media circus. When the case was opened on July 14, journalists from across the land descended upon the mountain hamlet of Dayton. Preachers and fortune seekers filled the streets. Entrepreneurs sold everything from food to Bibles to stuffed monkeys. The trial became the first ever to be broadcast on radio.

History Brief: The Scopes Trial - YouTube

Scopes himself played a rather small role in the case: the trial was reduced to a verbal contest between Darrow and Bryan. When Judge John Raulston refused to admit expert testimony on the validity of evolutionary theory, Darrow lost his best defense.

The Scopes Trial - National Humanities Center

The Scopes trail was very significant in the 1920’s because it shows the cross roads between the the conservatives and more liberal minded people. This was part of an on going cultural war that continued up until the 1990’s where traditionalists did not like that people challenged the previous societal norms of America. Cultural was were prominent in the 1980s-1990′ when Madonna become popular. She was over sexualized which challenged previous norms of not talking about sex. this aligned with infamous Monica Lewinsky scandal with Bill Clinton where sex was being talked about openly.