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The Scopes Trial (Cornerstones of Freedom. Second Series)

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law and legislation,
  • Tennessee,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Scopes, John Thomas,
  • Law & Crime,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Evolution,
  • Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Evolution (Biology)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7658819M
    ISBN 100516242210
    ISBN 109780516242217
    OCLC/WorldCa52055987

      The Scopes trial, often called the “Scopes Monkey Trial,” occurred in when the state of Tennessee prosecuted John Thomas Scopes for violating the Butler Act, which prohibited educators in public schools from teaching human evolution. The Scopes trial had strong political implications, causing it to be widely publicized. With fresh insights and analysis, Lienesch retells the story of the Scopes "monkey" trial and reinterprets its meaning. In tracking the movement from that time to today, he explores the rise of creation science in the s, the alliance with the New Christian Right in the s, and the development of the theory of intelligent design in. Defense team strategizing during the Scopes trial On Thursday, J the defense called its first witness, Dr. Maynard Metcalf, a zoologist from the Johns Hopkins University. The prosecution objected, arguing that the testimony was irrelevant to Scopes' guilt or innocence under the statute.


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The Scopes Trial (Cornerstones of Freedom. Second Series) Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Scopes Trial" is a summary of the John Scopes "Monkey Trial" which brought into question the passing of an "anti-evolution law" in the state of Tennessee.

The book is organized into 3 parts: The first is a background of the trial, covering it's origins, it's backstory (very unlike the entertaining yet inaccurate film representation in Cited by: 4.

The final part of Moran's book looks at "The Scopes Trial and the Culture of the s: The Documents." This includes seven cartoons on the trial and its participants followed by sections devoted to the issues Moran had set up earlier: race, educational freedom, the "New Woman," religious alternative, and the invasion of "outsiders."Cited by: This book was interesting to me since I had never really studied the Scopes Trial.

I had heard about it, but never knew the history or even how the trial ended. The book gives a lot of details that would be interesting to someone who enjoys history. I did get a bit confused at times keeping track of 3/5. I remember vague references to the Scopes Trial from High School classes and various discussions on the evolution debate.

This book is a great compilation of the data in and surrounding that case. I really enjoyed the introduction and commentary by the author that /5. [R]eaders of this book will learn a lot, not just about the trial but about the deep roots of social trends and public policies that still hold sway in Highly recommended.

Choice - D. Rintoul "This thoughtful study explains more than we have known before about the importance of the Scopes trial to the history of science and religion." IsisPrice: $ Scopes Trial book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. It was a big story in a small place. During the summer ofthe tiny haml 4/5(3). 'Monkey Business: The True Story of the Scopes Trial' re-examines the Scopes trial and the events which led up to it.

It also provides a broad discussion of the issues at stake then and now. The bulk of the book is devoted to refuting a number of myths that continue to flourish about the trial/5(20).

The Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Scopes Trial and the battle over evolution and creation in America's schools In the summer ofthe sleepy hamlet of Dayton, Tennessee, became the setting for one of the twentieth century's most contentious courtroom dramas, pitting William Jennings Bryan and the anti-Darwinists against a teacher named John Scopes, represented by Clarence Darrow Cited by: Ronald Kidd is the author of the highly acclaimed Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial, as well as On Beale Street.

His novels of adventure, comedy, and mystery have received the Children's Choice Award, an Edgar Award nomination, and honors from the American Library Association, the Library of Congress, and the New York Public Library/5(13).

Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial is a novel written by American author Ronald Kidd. The story is set in summer in Dayton, Tennessee, and is based on the Scopes Trial. The Scopes Trial, also known as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was the prosecution of science teacher John Scopes for teaching evolution in a Tennessee public school, which a.

The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July in which a high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school.

The trial was deliberately staged in order to Citation(s): None. In Trying Biology, Adam R. Shapiro convincingly dispels many conventional assumptions about the Scopes “monkey” trial.

Most view it as an event driven primarily by a conflict between science and religion. Countering this, Shapiro shows the importance of timing: the Scopes trial occurred at a crucial moment in the history of biology textbook publishing, education reform in Tennessee. The Scopes Trial: The Textbook: The following passages were taken from the biology textbook used by John Scopes, the teachings of which fueled so much controversy in the “Scopes Trial.

Many Americans know the Scopes trial not from history books but from "Inherit the Wind," an excellent work of drama and one of the most popular plays of the postwar era. "Inherit the Wind" opened. Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion.

New York: Basic Books, X + pages. A number of events have competed for the designation "trial of the century": Leopold-Loeb, Sacco and Vanzetti, and, more recently, O.

Simpson. If Edward J. Larson is correct, however, that designation. Women and Gender in the Scopes Trial PART TWO The Scopes Trial Day by Day: Transcript and Commentary 1.

First Day’s Proceedings: Friday, J 1. Partial Text of the Butler Law (Transcript) 2. Clarence Darrow Examines a Potential Juror (Transcript) 3. Henry M. Hyde, Jury Pious, Dayton Hot, J 2. Scopes Trial: Selected full-text books and articles Evolution and Religion: The Conflict between Science and Theology in Modern America By Gail Kennedy D.

Heath, Librarian's tip: "The Scopes Trial. the Scopes trial and its complexities Even better is Larson's ability to humanize the trial and make it a tale of human folly The book is a good read about an important and often misunderstood subject.

For his achievement, Larson deserves high praise." —. The Great Monkey Trial is a book on the Scopes Trial by L. Sprague de Camp, first published in hardcover by Doubleday in The book is a non-fiction account of the trial, as well as its social and political context and impact.

This history of the trial was based on the archives of the A.C.L.U., assorted newspaper files, correspondence and interviews with over a dozen of those present at Cited by: Scopes Trial A Brief History with Documents by Jeffery P Morgan available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. In fact, as I explain in my book, the idea to host the Scopes Trial in Dayton came from local politicians and businessmen who hoped a high-publicity test trial might bring some much-needed attention to the town in the s, when the local coal mining companies were really struggling.

Providing coverage of the a shocking case, The Scopes Trial shares the impact the question of whether to teach evolution in schools had on the moral fiber of the country and the educational system. Taking anlaysis a step further, the text also discusses the race and gender issues that shook out of the debate by using the trial transcript itself, as well as reactions to the trial, taken from Author: Jeffrey P.

Moran. The question of teaching evolution in the public schools is a continuing and frequently heated political issue in America. From Tennessee's Scopes Trial in to recent battles that have erupted in Louisiana, Kansas, Ohio, and countless other localities, the critics and supporters of evolution have fought nonstop over the role of science and religion in American public life.

Does all this seem incredible. I have written a mini-book on the Scopes trial. It has the footnotes to support my version of the story. Download it here. For a short summary of the background of the trial, read my article here. Related Articles The Scopes Evolution Trial of What Really Happened, Lesson 2; Tip of the Week.

The Scopes trial shocked America. Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes brought the question of teaching evolution in schools to every dinner table, and it remains an essential topic in any course on American History, the History of Education, and Religious History.

This volume’s lively interpretative introduction provides an analysis of the trial and its impact on the moral fiber of the /5(2). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The Scopes Trial Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : Photographs of Scopes’ friends and acquaintances from his days in Dayton (p. 91), as well as at Scopes Trial Day in ().

Photographs taken at Scopes’ last public appearance (p. We also hoped to find documents and photographs to help illustrate the context of the Scopes Trial. The story of the Scopes trial is retold in this Paramount and Pathe News film "Greatest Headlines of the Century," produced in InJohn Scopes was convicted and fined $ for teaching.

Known as "The Monkey Trial," the Scopes Trial put a national spotlight on the debate of teaching evolution in public schools.

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The Scopes Monkey Trial [Images of America] [TN] [Arcadia Seller Rating: % positive. "Magnificent reconstruction of the Scopes trial and its significance."—Church History "A gripping narrative."—Books & Culture "An engagingly written book that not only sets the record straight about the Scopes trial and the events surrounding it, but also shows how one of the most famous cases in U.S.

judicial history became an enduring. It is the book which the state of Tennessee required high school teachers to use in and is best known for its section about evolution that was ruled by a local court to be in violation of the state Butler Act.

It was for teaching from this textbook that John T. Scopes was brought to trial in Dayton, Tennessee in the Scopes "Monkey" by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 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.

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion by Edward J. Larson: Larson’s Pulitzer winning book is one of the most thorough and readable accounts of the trial and its enduring impact on the role that science and religion play in the public square, as well as evangelicalism’s relationship.

Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools - Ebook written by Adam R. Shapiro. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools. The Scopes trial involving the teaching of evolution has been shaped in current consciousness largely by Frederick Lewis Allen's book Only Yesterday and the film Inherit the Wind, based.

Few events in the history of Tennessee are better known than the Scopes Trial. During the first half of Julymuch of the world's media attention was directed toward the largely unremarkable village of Dayton, in the southeastern part of the state, where John Thomas Scopes was on trial for teaching evolution in the local high school.

Trial and arbitral proceedings Juvenile works Nonfiction Juvenile literature: Named Person: John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes; John Thomas Scopes: Material Type: Elementary and junior high school: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Don Nardo.

According to Edward J. Larson s scholarly, informative, Pulitzer Prize winning book, Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, the prosecution of young John Scopes for presumedly violating a state law restricting the teaching of evolution in the public schools need not have resulted in the.

Shortly after the conclusion of the Scopes Monkey Trial – officially, the case of State of Tennessee versus John Thomas Scopes, the National Book Company (Cincinnati, Ohio) published transcripts of the the title, The World’s Most Famous Court Trial: Tennessee Evolution Case, this claimed to be a “complete stenographic record”.

The Scopes “Monkey Trial” is widely regarded as the greatest American trial of the Twentieth Century. The issues (evolution versus creation in the public schools), the politics (individual liberty versus populist democracy), the actors (William Jennings Bryan, Clarence Darrow, and H.L.

Mencken, among others), and the setting (a small, struggling town in southeastern Tennessee with the Brand: Fred Foote. The Scopes "Monkey" Trial (official name is State of Tennessee v John Thomas Scopes) began on Jin Dayton, trial was science teacher John T.

Scopes, charged with violating the Butler Act, which prohibited the .