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An introduction to the John Scopes (Monkey) Trial Scopes Trial Home Page - UMKC School of Law Scopes Trial Inherit/

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Reinforcement Effect and Displacement Trend: No Wine in Old Bottles?
Two phenomena concerning displacement--the reinforcement effect and the displacement trend--have been only meagerly investigated with virtually no further published studies of them since they were first reported decades ago. Because there appears to be...
Journal of Parapsychology >> vol 53, 1989
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 2
WORKING TO LIVE RATHER THAN LIVING TO WORK Before the dawn of recorded history, a major period of transition occurred. Nomadic hunter-gatherer clans transformed themselves into larger communities who farmed the land. This they did by planting their own...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-nas-ah), August 1st, is the first harvest festival in the Celtic and Neo-Pagan Year. Like all Celtic Fire Festivals, it begins on the eve of the actual day. Although it later became known as Christian Lammas, it still survives in...
Holidays >> Lammas
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 3
WAKE UP, GET DRESSED & MOVE OUT The search for Truth and meaning that occasionally marked the philosophies of the ancient world, appears to be in a state of serious decline in the present day. In our institutions of psychology and philosophy, there is...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Religious Tolerance In Springfield and the Greenleaf Coven
Religious intolerance is alive and well in Springfield Missouri. The question is, to what degree, and in the terminology of "The Burning Times", how high are the flames? In 1999, the court case of Jean Webb vs. The City of Republic was a headliner...
Paganism & Wicca >> True Stories
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 5
WHERE I LAY MY HEAD IS HOME A foot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, and the world before me, The long brown path before me leading Wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not for good fortune, I myself am good fortune, Henceforth I...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium

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Scopes Trial
Scopes Trial (1925). Michael Hannon. Clarence Darrow's Most Famous Trial.
The Scopes Monkey Trial: A look back 85 years later
The Scopes Trial
The Scopes Trial. ''People, this is no circus. There are no monkeys up here.
culminating in the famous Scopes trial of July 10–21, 1925.5. Much of what has Bryan states this in his opening speech at the Scopes trial as well.
The Scopes Trial: Individual Rights in a Majoritarian Society
The Scopes Trial: Individual Rights in a Majoritarian Society. Downtown Dayton, Tennessee, 1925 (Smithsonian).

Suggested News Resources

Back to the Beginning
In the United States, the gulf between biological empiricism and biblical literalism has barely narrowed since the 1925 Scopes Trial, and there seems to be little hope of ever closing it.
Risibility of the Planet of the Apes
Darwin supporters soon turned the chimpanzee to their advantage, using the physical similarities between us and them as a cornerstone to prove evolutionary theory—they even tried to introduce one, resplendent in suit and bow tie, at the Scopes trial.
Rick Perry And The Return Of Conservative Identity Politics
A walking, talking threat to the separation of church and state who doesn't realize people like him were supposed to slink away after the Scopes trial nearly 90 years ago.
Letter: Evolution is interesting theory lacking all answers
The legitimacy of evolutionary theory has nothing whatsoever to do with the Scopes trial.
French: We have too many federal crimes
Attorney Clarence Darrow, of Scopes Trial fame, anticipated the prison nation that America has become in his book “Resist Not Evil” written over 100 years ago.

Suggested Web Resources

Scopes Trial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Scopes Trial—formally known as The State of Tennessee v.
An introduction to the John Scopes (Monkey) Trial
An introduction to the trial of State of Tennessee vs John Scopes.
Scopes Trial Home Page - UMKC School of Law
Apr 25, 2008 A site dedicated to the explication of the Scopes Monkey Trial.
Scopes Trial
Evolution: Library: Scopes Trial
The story of the Scopes trial is retold in this Paramount and Pathe News film " Greatest Headlines of the Century," produced in 1960.

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