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The famous “monkey trial” of 1925: Adam & Eve vs evolution!

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The “monkey trial” began on this day in 1925.
It started when John Thomas Scopes, a young high school science teacher, was accused of teaching evolution in violation of a Tennessee state law.

The trial consumed the country. At the end, Adam & Eve won. Later, in 1968, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a similar Arkansas law on the grounds that it violated the First Amendment.

It did give us a great movie, “Inherit the wind” from 1960:

 

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Written by scantojr

July 10, 2017 at 10:00 am

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